Information & treatment locators

“Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator”

SAMHSA | Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Call or use the online locator to find treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.

“Dual Diagnosis”

NAMI | National Alliance on Mental Illness
Many people with addictions or substance abuse problems also have depression, anxiety, or another mental health condition. Simultaneous, integrated treatment for both is important. Also see our Mental Health links.

NCADD | National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

NIAD | National Institute on Drug Abuse

Information about specific substances (including alcohol) and various concerns related to substance abuse. The extensive treatment guide includes links to treatment locators, plus information to help you evaluate treatment programs.

“Substance Abuse Problems”

On MedlinePlus.gov, from the National Library of Medicine
From tobacco & alcohol to street drugs & prescription drug abuse.

Self-help resources

A variety of approaches and philosophies are available. If one of these resources does not fit your needs, another may.

Alcoholics Anonymous

The most well-known of the 12-step support group programs. Support groups are also available for spouses, teenage children, and others affected by a loved ones’ alcohol abuse.

“Clearing the Air”

University of California, Riverside
This PDF document has brief descriptions of 15 smart phone apps to help smokers quit. Most are free.

Drinker’s Checkup

Self-evaluation tools & information for individuals concerned that they may be drinking too much.

Gamblers Anonymous

Information & 12-step support groups.

Moderate Drinking

On online app for individuals who want to drink less, but not stop.

Moderation Management

Face-to-face & online support groups for individuals who want to drink less, but not stop.

Narcotics Anonymous

Information & 12-step support groups for individuals for whom overuse of any drug – not just a narcotic – has become a problem.

Overcoming Addictions

An online program to help individuals quit drinking, using drugs, or gambling compulsively.

Rethinking Drinking

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Self-evaluation tools & information for individuals concerned that they may be drinking too much.

SMART Recovery

Face-to-face support groups & online support for individuals with any type of addiction or addictive behavior.

S.O.S. | Secular Organizations for Sobriety

Face-to-face support groups for individuals seeking help with alcohol addiction, drug addiction, or compulsive eating.

Smokefree.gov

National Cancer Institute
Information, planning tools, free smart phone apps, & one-on-one support to help you quit smoking. The site advises smokers to keep trying, even if you slip up.

Women for Sobriety

For women dependent on alcohol or other drugs.