“helpful links to community, state, and national resources”
Family Guide Website
The Family Guide Website emphasizes the importance of family, promotes mental health, and helps prevent underage use of alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
The goal of NIDA is to ensure that science, not ideology or anecdote, forms the foundation for all of our Nations drug abuse reduction efforts.
Stop Underage Drinking
A comprehensive portal of Federal resources for information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue.
Understanding a Veteran with PTSD
Maryville University outlines the link between PTSD and the military, symptoms of living with PTSD, risk factors, post-deployment risks and lists resources to help veterans who suffer with PTSD.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
DBSA is a national consumer-directed organization focused on providing hope, help, and support to improve the lives of people living with depression or bipolar disorder.
Domestic Violence Resource Center
The Domestic Violence Resource Center is a private non-profit agency dedicated to providing assistance and information to families experiencing domestic violence.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is the nations largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families. NAMI organizations in every state and in over 1,100 local communities across the country join together to meet the NAMI mission through advocacy, research, support, and education.
National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
NCCBH is a not-for-profit association of behavioral healthcare organizations that provide treatment and rehabilitation for mental illnesses and addictions disorders in communities across the country. The National Council and its members bear testimony to the fact that medical, social, psychological, and rehabilitation services offered in community settings help people with mental illnesses and addiction disorders recover and lead productive lives.
Addiction Center is your comprehensive addiction information hub. We are the definitive guide to the dangers of abusing alcohol, illicit drugs, prescription drugs, and more. We review top treatment centers to help you find the one that gives you or your loved one the best chance at a successful recovery.
Al-Anon has one purpose: to help families of alcoholics. We believe alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid recovery.
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Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
The purpose of Celebrate Recovery is fellowship and to celebrate God’s healing power through the “8 Recovery Principles.” Through spiritual growth, people can become free from addictive, compulsive, and dysfunctional behaviors.
Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using cocaine and all other mind-altering substances.
Co-Dependents Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships.
A problem gambler is defined as a person who gambles more than he or she can afford. He or she may lie about gambling or he or she may gamble longer than he or she planned. Pathological or compulsive gambler, on the other hand, is defined as someone who cannot resist the temptation to gamble. Pathological or compulsive gambling is a chronic and progressive disease.
Narcotics Anonymous provides a recovery process and support network inextricably linked together. Members share their successes and challenges in overcoming active addiction and living drug-free productive lives through the application of the principles contained within the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of NA.
The mission of Rational Recovery is to disseminate information on self-recovery from addiction through planned, permanent abstinence, to make self-recovery a viable option throughout our social service system, and to make informed consent to addiction treatment and recovery group participation available to all addicted people.
Sexual Addictions Anonymous
Sex addiction can involve a wide variety of practices. Sometimes an addict has trouble with just one unwanted behavior, sometimes with many. A large number of sex addicts say their unhealthy use of sex has been a progressive process. It may have started with an addiction to masturbation, pornography (either printed or electronic), or a relationship, but over the years progressed to increasingly dangerous behaviors.
SMART Recovery is a self-help group for people who wish to abstain from alcohol or other substances. The purpose of SMART Recovery meetings is to help participants recognize their thinking that leads to using and then refuse to go along with that thinking.