Rehab Spot

This site has some great information on addiction. It is ultimately about getting people into rehab and selling a treatment package but the information on offer is detailed and researched. Well worth a look and of course if your looking for rehab then this is a good place to start.

Drug Rehab.com

At DrugRehab.com our mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and pursue lifelong recovery. We are here to help you or your loved one every step of the way.

Doctors 4 Recovery

More life is lost to addictive illness than to any other health problem. Recovery through abstinent and 12 step methods prevents death, reverses much of the suffering, and promotes healing for generations.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

X A Speakers

www.xa-speakers.org is a collection of recordings from speakermeetings, conventions and workshops of 12-step fellowships, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon Family Groups and Narcotics Anonymous.

Teen Drug Abuse

12 Step Treatment and Recovery from Alcohol and Drug Addiction for Adolescents and Struggling Teenagers...

ARMS

The Addiction Recovery Management Service (ARMS) specializes in supporting teenagers and young adults between the ages of 14 and 26 and their parents as they deal with their substance use and related problems.

Drug Rehab Centers

No matter where you live, there is a drug rehab center that can help you overcome your addiction. We can help you find a treatment center based on your location, budget and specific needs and get you started immediately.

The Prevention Coalition

PreventionCoalition is an informational site designed to educate parents, teachers and concerned community members about teen drug use and ways to prevent it.

Shatterproof

Get the facts about how addiction affects our bodies, our brains, and our behavior, the science of addiction and what is addiction?

AlcoholTreatment.net

​Overcoming an addiction to alcohol may be one of the toughest challenges you'll ever face. Don't face it alone. If you're ready to get free from addiction, AlcoholTreatment.net is here to connect you with the right people. This sight also has a great blog and useful information. Also includes 20 secret signs of addiction. Knowing whether someone you love has a problem with alcohol or drugs isn't as straightforward as it sounds.

Suicidal Thoughts and Alcohol Abuse

Tackling Both Problems Head On. “Whether it’s at your sibling’s wedding or happy hour at the local pub, drinking is a pretty common pastime in American life. When handled responsibly, it can be a way to take the pressure off of social situations, celebrate with loved ones, and even decompress after a long day at work. When it’s abused, though, it can be dangerous — drinking can change the way you think and see the world, and it’s not always for the better”.

Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction

“Can drug addiction be treated? Yes, but it’s not simple. Because addiction is a chronic disease, people can’t simply stop using drugs for a few days and be cured. Most patients need long-term or repeated care to stop using completely and recover their lives”.

The Benefits of a Sober Summer and How to Achieve Them

“In summertime, there’s more barbecues, pool parties and trips to the beach, more outings to night spots and theme parks. There’ll be more coolers filled with beer and quiet moments on the beach or in parks when a private toke might go unnoticed. While this is a great time to enjoy the company of your friends and family, some people who have been trying to stay clean and sober may find too many opportunities to relapse. It may take a little more work than usual to maintain sobriety when presented with temptation every time you turn around”.

7 Tips for Mothers of Adult Addicts

Parenting adult children who abuse substances, the law, or their families. Before a child is born, most parents are already carrying a heavy burden. They recognize that a great deal of responsibility comes with bringing a child into this world and typically believe that every choice they make from the moment of conception onwards is going to play a role in how their child turns out.

Addiction in the waiting room - how to go to the doctor in sobriety

Almost all addictions to prescription drugs begin in the doctor’s office. It's a truth that's sad to admit. These men and women are charged with keeping us healthy, not locked in a battle to get off narcotic medication.

The 45 Warning Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse

Millions of people go to the doctor every year and receive prescriptions for medications to alleviate symptoms that interfere with their daily lives. However, these life-saving medications are also incredibly dangerous if used incorrectly.

How to Identify if Your Teen is Stealing Your Prescription Drugs

Young people are abusing prescription drugs in rapidly increasing numbers. Without concern for safety or side effects, children as young as twelve are habitually taking opiates, central nervous system (CNS) depressants, and stimulants, to get high and self-medicate.

Wall Street Journal

This video from the Wall Street Journal shows the impact of the opioid epidemic on American families. It's about 30 minutes long, and it is worth watching. Warm regards Jackie Cortez.

Nine Reasons to Go to Rehab Today

Go to rehab. You need to go. Sooner or later it has to happen. Things have been slipping away for a while now, and everything is almost gone...

What to Do If You Have a Problem with Drugs: For Teens and Young Adults

Plenty of Q & A's for teens and young adults.

Who Suffers from Addiction?: Husbands and Wives

Anyone who has been married to a person with an addiction problem knows without any doubt at all that addiction is destructive to a marriage. For some, addiction existed before the marriage and for others, it developed after the vows were said.

Home After Rehab: The Guide to Finding the Right Place for Recovery

If you’ve decided to relocate after entering addiction recovery, it’s important to find the right home that will promote your continued sobriety and overall wellness. You’ll want to find a place that helps you create a healthy, consistent routine without throwing you into the paths of old triggers.

Helping an Adult Family Member or Friend with a Drug or Alcohol Problem.

Do you have an adult family member or friend with a drug or alcohol problem? You’re probably wondering how you can help. Here are 7 answers to questions you may be asking.

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