In many 12-step programs, there is an adage, “Relapse may be part of my story, but it doesn’t need to be part of my recovery.” And it sounds great on paper. The truth is, there are many men and women who get clean and sober and stay clean and sober without ever suffering a relapse.
ARG is dedicated to helping people overcome alcoholism and achieve long-term sobriety. Our team is made up of individuals who have personal experience with alcohol addiction, and understand the importance of delivering top-notch resources and information. That was our inspiration. ARG aims to educate people on the dangers of alcohol addiction and guide them or their loved one into a treatment program.
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.
Alcohólicos Anónimos es una comunidad internacional de hombres y mujeres que ha tenido un problema con la bebida. Es no profesional, automantenida, multiracial, no política y disponible en casi todo el mundo. No hay requisitos referentes a edad ni nivel de educación. Puede hacerse miembro cualquier persona que desee hacer algo para solucionar su problema con la bebida.
El Consorcio de Recursos Universitarios Sembrando Alianza de Alerta a las Drogas, el Alcohol y la Violencia (CRUSADA), es una organización interuniversitaria sin fines de lucro, fundada con el aval del Departamento de Educación de Estados Unidos en el 1989 y al momento con el endoso de SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) del Departamento de Salud de Estados Unidos.
The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction was created by Parliament to provide national leadership to address substance use in Canada. A trusted counsel, we produce guidance for decision makers by harnessing the power of research, curating knowledge and bringing together diverse perspectives.
Ideally, the people around you will understand your illness and encourage you. But the important people in your life might not know much about mental illness. They may want to help you, but not know how to help. You can give friends and family a better chance to help by thinking ahead about how to tell them about your mental illness.
HealthyPlace.com is the largest consumer mental health site, providing trusted information on mental health disorders and psychiatric medications from both a consumer and expert point of view. We have online psychological tests, breaking mental health news, mental health videos, unique tools like our ``mood journal`` and more.
Successful Financial Strategies for Your FamilyThe Guide To Keeping Your Home Through Debilitating Disease
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Step One: Know Your Finances
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Step Four: Seek Out Condition-Specific Help
Chronic, and often debilitating diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, kidney disease, and many others can be devastating for those who have the illnesses and their families. Not only are the physical symptoms and side effects of these diseases difficult and life altering, but treating them can take a huge financial toll on families.
Every day, people struggling with addiction turn to DrugRehab.org for help. We’re passionate about ﬁnding effective treatment for any type of drug or alcohol problem. And we consider it a privilege to advocate for our clients – proactive families and individuals who are building healthier, happier lives
Iniciativa Comunitaria es una organización de vanguardia que trabaja para acompañar solidariamente a la comunidad en su desarrollo y transformación. Abogamos porque se reconozcan y se respeten los derechos fundamentales de la comunidad y sus individuos. Proponemos e impulsamos una política pública inclusiva sensible y comprometida con lograr calidad de vida, convivencia saludable y armoniosa sobretodo en seres humanos que sufren exclusión social.
eople contemplating suicide or experiencing the depths of a severe depression need to know they are not alone. From teenagers to college students, LGBT to the elderly, people struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts need options, reassurance, hope and help.
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
NCADD is the leading advocacy organization in the world addressing alcoholism and drug dependence. Since its founding in 1944, NCADD has raised public awareness about addiction throughout the United States and increasingly across the global community.
NACoA’s mission is to eliminate the adverse impact of alcohol and drug use on children and families. Using our network of the most respected experts in the field, we provide solutions to address these impacts effectively. NACoA envisions a world in which no child who struggles because of family addiction will be left unsupported.
El Instituto Nacional sobre el Abuso de Drogas es uno de los 27 institutos y centros que forman parte de los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud (NIH) del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de los Estados Unidos.
This site is organized to help you find what you are looking for, whether you are a teen, middle or high school teacher, or parent. The purpose of this site is to facilitate learning about the effects of drug use on the brain, body, and lives of teens.
At the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, we are committed to helping families whose son or daughter is struggling with substance use. We empower families with information, support and guidance to get the help their loved one needs and deserves. And we advocate for greater understanding and more effective programs to treat the disease of addiction.
The American Psychological Association’s Center for Organizational Excellence works to enhance the functioning of individuals, groups, organizations and communities through the application of psychology to a broad range of workplace issues.
The Rethinking Drinking Web site and booklet have been produced by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), a part of the National Institutes of Health. The NIAAA is the lead U.S. agency supporting research on the causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of alcohol-related problems. The content of Rethinking Drinking draws largely from the results of major NIAAA population studies and clinical trials.
SALIS (Substance Abuse Librarians & Information Specialists) is an international association of individuals and organizations with special interests in the exchange and dissemination of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) information.
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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
For decades, our executives have worked in the mental health and the substance abuse treatment field. There, they encountered thousands of individuals whose lives had been turned upside down because of psychological issues and addiction. After speaking with these individuals, the executives found that most of the patients’ struggles began during adolescence.
It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services.