Resources


National Institute on Drug Abuse

 

Easy to Read Drug Facts (NIDA)

Information and videos about addiction for patients, their family and friends (including treatment options).

 

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

 

The Science of Drug Abuse and Addiction (NIDA)

Includes information and a downloadable brochure on heroin and opioids, and a link to the SAMHSA Treatment Locator.

 

 

Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask (NIDA)

A guide containing five questions to ask when searching for a treatment program, published by the National Institute of Drug Abuse.

 

SAMHSA

 

SAMHSA

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration webpage includes downloadable brochures, a Physician and Treatment Program Locator and a 24/7 Treatment Referral Line at
1-800-662-4357 (HELP).

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

 

National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment

 

National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment

Includes downloadable brochures and a ‘How to find buprenorphine treatment’ link.

 

Addictionsurvivors.org

 

Addictionsurvivors.org

Addiction Survivors is an online forum where you can: discuss opioid-addiction treatment and share your story or read other people's stories, and learn about treatment and how to deal with side effects, tapering and life after treatment. It has a separate area for friends and family.

 

Narcotics Anonymous

 

Narcotics Anonymous

A 12-step support program for people recovering from narcotic dependence. It includes a meeting finder.

 

SMART Recovery

 

SMART Recovery

SMART Recovery's program helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors. It includes face-to-face meetings around the world, daily online meetings, an online message board and a 24/7 chat room.
866-951-5357

 

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