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MU Mental Health Initiative: Don't Call Me Crazy: Resiliency Through Community

This guide serves to promote the MU Mental Health Initiative, a partnership between MU Libraries, MU Counseling Center, and MU Women's Center, the Don't Call Me Crazy Series.

 

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Campus Resources

Information about mental health resources can now be found at various places around campus and in Drinko Library study rooms.

 

Cabell County Public Library: Database of Community Resources

Information and Referral

Our Mission

To link people with needs to the appropriate resources to meet their needs.


Database of Community Resources

 

A searchable database of agencies and organizations in the Cabell-Wayne County area.

Internet Address for the Database: http://services.cabell.lib.wv.us/

The Database of Community Resources for Cabell and Wayne County, WV, is maintained by Information and Referral Service and located on the Cabell County Public Library’s website.


How to use the I&R Database

 

AGENCY NAME: If you know the name of the agency, use the “Agency Name” box: Type just one unique word in the title. For example, if looking for “Mountain State Centers for Independent Living,” type: “ Independent“ in the “Agency Name” box and enter “Search.” A short list of choices would pop up with that word in their name. Click on the desired agency.

SUBJECT AREA: If you aren’t sure of the agency name, use the “Subject Area” box: Type the first letter of the chosen subject and scroll through the various subject names. For example, if looking for substance abuse programs, type the letter “ S “. The word “Safety” will pop up. Scroll through the subjects beginning with “S” until you find “Substance Abuse”. Enter “Search”.

COUNTY SERVED: If you want a listing of all agencies in a particular county, select that county’s name from the drop down box and enter “Search”. Notice that Cabell and Wayne Co. are listed at the top of this box.
To conduct a subject search for a specific county, click on the desired subject and county, before entering “Search” .

DELETING A SEARCH: To clear a box before conducting a new search, scroll to the very top and click on the solid blue line. The box will become empty. 


Services

 

  • Links to community resources for services, financial assistance, and information 
  • Centralized intake and assessment center for determination of service eligibility among many agencies
  • Resource clearinghouse for financial assistance among certain community agencies and churches
  • Christmas Bureau for confidential registration of families needing/receiving holiday assistance

 

You can find the answers to these common questions at Information and Referral.

  • We are out of food. Where can we get help?
  • Are there grief support groups in Huntington?
  • My electricity has been shut off and I don’t have enough money to get it back on.
  • My niece is being abused by her boyfriend. Is there an organization that can talk to her about her options?
  • How can I get my birth certificate?
  • I am being evicted and have nowhere to live. What can I do?
  • I’m sick and can’t afford to go to a doctor What can I do?


And more…

Location/Hours

3rd floor Cabell County Public Library 
455 9th Street
Huntington, WV 25701
Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

Contact Us:

Tel: +1 304-528-5660
Fax: +1 304-399-3501(Attn: I & R)

Email: iandr@cabell.lib.wv.us

Anxiety and Depression Resources

 

Community, State, and National Anxiety and Depression Resources

 

Anxiety and Depression Association of America https://adaa.org/living-with-anxiety/ask-and-learn/resources

ADAA works to prevent, treat, and cure anxiety disorders and depression. ADAA focuses on improving quality of life for those with these disorders. ADAA provides education about the disorders and helps people find treatment, resources, and support. More than 38 million people visit ADAA's website each year - from all across the globe.  ADAA strives to improve patient care by promoting implementation of evidence-based treatments and best practices across disciplines through continuing education and trainings and accelerating the dissemination of research into practice. ADAA promotes scientific innovation and engages a diverse network of basic and clinical anxiety and depression researchers and providers encouraging the implementation of new treatments to clinicians. 

 

National Institute of Mental Health https://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

 

Mental Health America https://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/

Mental Health America (MHA) – founded in 1909 – is the nation's leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. Our work is driven by our commitment to promoting mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, integrated care, services, and supports for those who need it, with recovery as the goal. Much of our current work is guided by the Before Stage 4 (B4Stage4) philosophy – that mental health conditions should be treated long before they reach the most critical points in the disease process.

 

National Network of Depression Centers https://nndc.org/

The National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC) develops and fosters connections among members to use the power of our network to advance scientific discovery, and to provide stigma-free, evidence-based care to patients with depressive and bipolar illnesses.

 

Trauma Resources

 

National Trauma Resources

 

The National Child Traumatic Stress Networkhttps://www.nctsn.org/resources

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) was created to raise the standard of care and increase access to services for children and families who experience or witness traumatic events. 

 

Child Mind Institutehttps://childmind.org/our-impact/trauma-response/guides/

The Child Mind Institute has prepared free trauma resources to aid parents, educators, and other adults in talking to children and adolescents about potentially traumatic events and identifying those who might benefit from more focused professional attention.

 

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Healthhttp://www.nationalcenterdvtraumamh.org/publications-products/resources-on-trauma/

The mission of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health is to develop and promote accessible, culturally relevant, and trauma-informed responses to domestic violence and other lifetime trauma so that survivors and their children can access the resources that are essential to their safety and well-being. Our work is survivor defined and rooted in principles of social justice.

 

Administration for Children and Families: Resource Guide to Trauma-Informed Human Services - https://www.acf.hhs.gov/trauma-toolkit

The Administration for Children and Families, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrations, the Administration for Community Living, the Offices of the Assistant Secretary for Health and the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at HHS have worked together to develop this Guide to Trauma-Informed Human Services. The guide is intended to provide an introduction to the topic of trauma, a discussion of why understanding and addressing trauma is important for human services programs, and a “road map” to find relevant resources.

 

 

 

Marshall University Suicide Prevention PSA

 

 

Campus Resources

On Campus Resources:

  • Marshall HELP 304-696-6252 

fee-based comprehensive academic support program

 

  • Marshall Wellness Center 304-696-4800   

offers free resources, opportunities, substance abuse prevention, and health education to Marshall University students. https://www.marshall.edu/wellness/

 

  • Marshall Counseling Center 304-696-2267

free counseling services to students to include crisis, walk in, & medication management for those currently in counseling.

 

  • Marshall Psychology Clinic 304-696-2772

provide high quality, low cost psychological services to individuals on the campus and from the local community.

 

  • Office of Disability Services 304-696-2467 

offers free services to students with any documented disability.

 

  • College Program for Students with ASD 304-696-2332

offers fee-based services to students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

 

  • MU Military and Veterans Affairs 304-696-2364

offers free services to military, veterans, and dependents.

 

  • Marshall’s Community Behavioral Health Clinic 304-696-3751

offers scheduled appointments and walk in sessions for counseling

Community Resources for Counseling Services

Community Resources for Counseling Services

 

https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/

This provides a locator map for anywhere in the country.  You can specify substance use, mental health or both, as well as other potential treatment issues.

 

OUTPATIENT SERVICES

 

Area Psychiatric & Psychotherapy Group

10 6th Ave W #300

Huntington, WV 25701

304-525-9355

 

Goodwill Family Services Counseling

1102 Memorial Blvd W

West Huntington, WV

Tel: 304-523-9454

 

Hand of Hope

1212 Bath Avenue

Suite 101

Ashland, KY 41101

Main Tel: 606-393-5926

*accepts clients on opioid medication

 

HER Place

Barnett Community Center

1524 10th Avenue

Huntington, WV 25701

304-525-7394

 

Huntington Treatment Center

135 4th Avenue

Huntington, WV 25701

Main Tel: 304-525-5691

Intake Tel 1: 304-525-5691-318

Intake Tel 2: 800-525-1449

*methadone maintenance, opioid medication

 

Ironton/Lawrence Cnty Comm Action Org

Action Org/Family Guidance Center

120 North 3rd Street

Ironton, OH 45638

Main Tel: 740-414-2245

Intake Tel 1: 740-532-7855x1230

Intake Tel 2: 800-404-7855

*accepts clients on opioid medications; treatment for gambling disorder; treatment for internet use disorder

 

Karens Place

2135 Highway 1185

Louisa, KY 41230

Main Tel: 606-638-0938

*accepts clients on opioid medications

 

Mended Reeds Mental Health

700 Park Avenue

Ironton, OH 45638

Main Tel: 740-532-1613

*accepts clients on opioid medications

 

Oasis Behavioral Health Services LLC

689 Central Avenue

Barboursville, WV 25504

Main Tel: 304-733-3331

*accepts clients on opioid medication

 

Odyssey Inc

125 South Main Cross Street

Louisa, KY 41230

Main Tel: 606-638-0938

*accepts clients on opioid medications

 

Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital

Bellefonte Behavioral Health Center

1000 Saint Christopher Drive

Ashland, KY 41101

Main Tel: 606-836-3148

Intake Tel 1: 606-833-3555

*do not treat opioid addiction; use methadone/buprenorphine for pain management and emergency dosing; alcohol detoxification; benzodiazepine detoxification; cocaine detoxification; methamphetamines detoxification; opioids detoxification

 

Pathways Inc

Boyd County Outpatient

201 22nd Street

Ashland, KY 41101

Main Tel: (606) 324-1141

Intake Tel 2: (800) 562-8909

 

 

Pathways Inc

Boyd IOP

2165 Winchester Avenue

Ashland, KY 41102

Main Tel: 606-324-1141

Intake Tel 2: 800-562-8909

*accepts clients on opioid medication

 

Pathways Inc

Greenup County Outpatient

57 Dora Lane

Greenup, KY 41144

Main Tel: (606) 473-7333

Intake Tel 2: (606) 324-1141

*accepts clients on opioid medication

 

Prestera Center for MH Services Inc

Addiction Services

3375 U.S. Route 60 East

Huntington, WV 25705

Main Tel: 304-525-7851-1009

Intake Tel 1: 877-399-7776

*treats with medication (Vivitrol, Buprenorphine)

 

Prestera Center for MH Services Inc

146 Kenova Avenue

Wayne, WV 25570

Main Tel: 304-272-3466x4014

Intake Tel 1: 304-272-3466-4014

*accepts clients on opioid medication

 

Prestera Center for MH Services Inc

Lincoln County Office

25 Lincoln Plaza

Branchland, WV 25506

Main Tel: 304-824-5790

Intake Tel 2: 800-642-3434

 

Specialized Alternatives for Families

1701 Central Avenue

Suite 250

Ashland, KY 41101

Main Tel: 606-393-5029

*accepts clients on opioid medication

 

Transitions Interfaith Counseling Center

701 Main Street

Barboursville, WV 25504

304-451-3195

 

 

Ultimate Treatment Center

3655 Winchester Avenue

Ashland, KY 41101

Main Tel: 606-393-4632

*methadone maintenance; uses buprenorphine for opioid addiction

 

Valley Health

1301 Hal Greer Blvd

Huntington, WV

304-525-0572

 

Valley Health

3377 Route 60 E

Huntington, WV 25705

304-525-3334

 

Valley Health-Westmoreland

2908 Auburn Road

Huntington, WV 25704

304-781-5800

 

Valley Health-Hurricane, WV

3729 Teays Valley Road, Suite 100

Hurricane, WV 25526

304-760-6040

 

Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Outpatient Treatment Program

1540 Spring Valley Drive

Huntington, WV 25704

Main Tel: 304-429-6741

Intake Tel 1: 800-827-8244 x2692

*treats with medication (Vivitrol, Buprenorphine)

 

Word House Inc

Focus Consultation Services

401 10th Street

The Saint James Building, Suite 320

Huntington, WV 25701

Main Tel: 304-523-9673

*accepts clients on opioid medication

 

 

DETOX; TRANSITIONAL LIVING; INPATIENT HOSPITALIZATION; RESIDENTIAL

Mended Reeds Mental Health

700 Park Avenue

Ironton, OH 45638

Main Tel: 740-532-1613

*accepts clients on opioid medications

 

Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital

Bellefonte Behavioral Health Center

1000 Saint Christopher Drive

Ashland, KY 41101

Main Tel: 606-836-3148

Intake Tel 1: 606-833-3555

*do not treat opioid addiction; use methadone/buprenorphine for pain management and emergency dosing; alcohol detoxification; benzodiazepine detoxification; cocaine detoxification; methamphetamines detoxification; opioids detoxification

 

Oxford House-Cabell (male)

2409 9th Avenue

Huntington, WV 25703

681-204-3638

 

Oxford House-West Washington (female)

1457 11th Avenue

Huntington, WV 25701

304-523-4684

 

Pathways Inc

Residential Plus

201 22nd Street

Ashland, KY 41101

Main Tel: 606-324-1141

Intake Tel 1: 606-324-1141-0

Intake Tel 2: 800-562-8909

*accepts clients on opioid medication; alcohol detoxification; benzodiazepine detoxification; cocaine detoxification; methamphetamines detoxification; opioids detoxification

 

Prestera Center-PARC DETOX

1420 Washington Avenue

Huntington, WV 25704

304-525-1522

 

Prestera Center for MH Services Inc

Pinecrest/Detox

5600 U.S. Route 60 East

Huntington, WV 25705

Main Tel: 304-525-7851-2545

Intake Tel 1: 304-525-7851

*does not use medication for opioid addiction

 

Prestera Center for MH Services Inc

Pinecrest Short Term Residential Trt

5600 U.S. Route 60 East

Huntington, WV 25705

Main Tel: 800-642-3434

Intake Tel 1: 304-525-7851x0

Intake Tel 2: 877-399-7776

*does not use medication for opioid addiction

 

Prestera Center for MH Services Inc

Renaissance/Women and Children Program

5600 U.S. Route 60 East

Huntington, WV 25705

Main Tel: (304) 525-7851

*accepts clients on opioid medication

 

Prestera Center for MH Services Inc

Transitional Living

432 6th Avenue

Huntington, WV 25701

Main Tel: 304-525-5250

Intake Tel 1: 304-525-7851-0

*accepts clients on opioid medication

 

Recovery Point of Huntington

2425 9th Avenue

Huntington, WV 25705

Main Tel: 304-523-4673

*does not use medication for opioid addiction; alcohol detoxification; cocaine detoxification; methamphetamines detoxification; opioids detoxification

 

River Park Hospital

1230 6th Avenue

Huntington, WV 25701

Main Tel: 304-526-9111

Intake Tel 1: 800-992-9101

*accepts clients on opioid medication; alcohol detoxification; benzodiazepine detoxification; opioids detoxification

 

 

National Resources

24/7/365 Crisis Hotline

Call: 1 (800) 273-8255
Text: “ANSWER” to 839863

24-Hour Crisis Hotline

Crisis Call Center’s 24-hour crisis line often serves as the first point of contact for individuals who are seeking help, support, and information. Crisis can affect anyone at any time. The need for emotional support or referral assistance is something most individuals encounter at some point in their lives. Staff and volunteers are available 24/7/365 to help individuals discover the skills and resources that they uniquely possess that allow them to develop solutions to maximize self-sufficiency.


NAMI HelpLine

1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or info@nami.org

The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET.

We are unable to provide counseling or therapy, cannot provide specific recommendations for things like treatment or do individual casework, legal representations or other individual advocacy. In the event of a crisis call, we will transfer callers in crisis or who express suicidal ideation to a national crisis line to provide further assistance.

Crisis Text Line – Text NAMI to 741-741


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

 

If you’re ready to seek professional treatment for your mental health condition, SAMHSA’s helpline and web-based behavioral health treatment services locator can help you find information about treatment providers, therapists counselors, support groups, and community resources in your area.

NLM Guide on Opiate Addiction and Treatment

Disordered Eating Resources

 

Community, State, and National Resources

 

WVU Disordered Eating Center of Charleston https://www.hsc.wvu.edu/decc

DECC is an interprofessional outpatient treatment program that provides services for youth and adults with disordered eating, including clinical eating disorders. Team members include psychologists, social workers, a registered dietician, and physicians specializing in adolescent medicine, psychiatry, and internal medicine. The DECC team meets weekly to discuss the progress of individuals receiving treatment and to review current research on the treatment of disordered eating. 

 

Eating Disorder Hopehttps://www.eatingdisorderhope.com/

Eating Disorder Hope™ offers education, support, and inspiration to eating disorder sufferers, their loved ones, and eating disorders treatment providers. Eating Disorder Hope resources include articles on eating disorder treatment options, support groups, recovery tools and more. Whether an individual struggles with bulimia, anorexia, body image distortion, or binge-eating disorders, Eating Disorder Hope™ can help.

NEDA: National Eating Disorder Association

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

National Eating Disorder Week February 25, 2019 - March 3, 2019

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders.Eating disorders are widely misunderstood illnesses and support options are often inaccessible. As a result, too many people are left feeling helpless, hopeless, and frightened. Through our programs and services, NEDA raises awareness, builds communities of support and recovery, funds research, and puts life-saving resources into the hands of those in need. https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/ Call the hotline at: (800) 931-2237, for crisis situations text: 741741, or use the NEDA chat feature: https://chatserver.comm100.com/ChatWindow.aspx?siteId=144464&planId=467

Find treatment and support groups: https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/find-treatment/treatment-and-support-groups

NEDA brochures: https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/brochures

 

Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Relationship Violence, Domestic Violence and Stalking Resources

On Campus:

Marshall University Police Department (MUPD):304 696-HELP (4375)


Local Police, Fire and Ambulance: 911


Title IX Coordinator/Director of Equity Programs: 304 696-2597


Counseling Center: 304 696-3111


Women’s Center: 304 696-3112 

http://www.marshall.edu/wcenter/


Office of Student Conduct: 304 696-2495


Student Advocate and Success Specialist: 304 696-2284


Housing and Residence Life: 304 696-6208

Off Campus:

Huntington Area

CONTACT Rape Crisis Center: 304 399-1111 

https://www.contacthuntington.com/


Branches Domestic Violence Shelter: 304 340-3549


Cabell County Prosecuting Attorney Victim Assistance: 304 523-6483

http://www.vwapwv.com/wvcounties/Cabell.html


South Charleston Area

REACH Family Counseling Connections: 304 340-3676 

http://www.fris.org/CrisisCenters/Pages-CrisisCenters/Center-REACH.html


YWCA Resolve Family Abuse Program: 304 340-3549

https://www.ywcacharleston.org/domestic-violence-services


Kanawha County Victim Assistance Program: 304 357-0300

http://www.vwapwv.com/wvcounties/Kanawha.html


Teays Valley Area

REACH Family Counseling Connections: 304 340-3676                             

http://www.fris.org/CrisisCenters/Pages-CrisisCenters/Center-REACH.html


Branches Domestic Violence Shelter: 304 340-3549


Putnam County Prosecuting Attorney Victim Assistance: 304 586-0269        

http://www.vwapwv.com/wvcounties/Putnam.html


Point Pleasant Area

CONTACT Rape Crisis Center: 304 399-7273                                                       

https://www.contacthuntington.com/


Branches Domestic Violence Shelter: 304 529-2382


Mason County Victim Assistance Program: 304 357-5717

http://www.vwapwv.com/wvcounties/Mason.html


Statewide Resources:

WV Foundation for Rape Information and Services (FRIS): 304 366-9500                                     

http://www.fris.org/


WV Coalition Against Domestic Violence: 304 965-3552                                                               

http://wvcadv.org/


State of WV Victim Assistance Programs:                                                                                  

http://www.vwapwv.com/


National Resources:

RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800.656-HOPE (4673)                                              

https://www.rainn.org/


National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800.799-7233                                                         

http://www.thehotline.org/


National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV):                                                           

http://www.ncadv.org


National Center Victim for Crime Victims:  855-4Vicitm                                            

https://victimsofcrime.org/


Stalking Resource Center:                                                                                                 

http://victimsofcrime.org/our-programs/stalking-resource-center


 

Addiction Resources

 

Campus Resources

 

MU Wellness Center http://www.marshall.edu/wellness/

Offers free resources, opportunities, substance abuse prevention, and health education to Marshall University students

 

Campus Psychology Clinic http://www.marshall.edu/psych/clinics/campus-psychology-clinic/

Provides high quality, low-cost psychological services to individuals on the campus and from the local community.

 

Marshall's Community Behavioral Health Clinic 304-696-3751

Offers scheduled appointments and walk-in sessions for counseling.

 

 

State Resources

 

Help 4 WV https://www.help4wv.com/

HELP4WV offers a 24/7 call, chat, and text line that provides immediate help for any West Virginian struggling with an addiction or mental health issue. Many of those answering our accredited helpline are peer-support specialists or recovery coaches. This means that they have personal experience in recovery from a mental health or substance abuse issue. This initiative, funded by the Department of Health and Human Resources, is designed to streamline the process of seeking help for behavioral health issues. 

 

Prestera Center https://www.prestera.org/services/addictions-recovery/

Prestera’s addictions treatment services is a full continuum of care that includes outpatient services, short and long term residential programs, medically monitored detoxification and transitional living programs which helps provide a safe transition for consumers reentering the community. 

Prestera Center offers mental health and addiction recovery services for individuals with co-occurring disorders. 

Prestera Center also offers the West Virginia DUI Safety and Treatment Program for the West Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and can provide assessments and services that meet the state requirements for becoming a licensed driver again. 

 

Huntington Comprehensive Treatment Center https://www.acadiahealthcare.com/locations/huntington-methadone-clinic

Huntington Comprehensive Treatment Center is located in Huntington, West Virginia. Here, our staff of nurses, physicians, and counselors work together to provide those struggling with opioid abuse the treatment they need. They specifically work to help those addicted to heroin, morphine, and prescription pain pills. Our medication-assisted treatment program offers the implementation of Subutex, Vivitrol, methadone, and Suboxone. Through these medications, a patient’s withdrawal symptoms and cravings can be minimized. Additionally, therapeutic services are offered. These therapies include individual and group therapy.

 

River Park Hospital https://riverparkhospital.net/

River Park Hospital is on a mission to improve quality of life for patients through the delivery of individualized treatment that is accessible, compassionate, effective and affordable.

 

The Lifehouse http://www.thelifehousewv.com/

The Lifehouse is a long term, faith-based, recovery program, therapeutic community organization located in Huntington, WV. The Lifehouse is a non-profit organization created to help men and women recover from alcoholism and substance abuse. The homes associated with The Lifehouse solely exist to help men and women in West Virginia continue their journeys of sobriety with the adequate support and services to implement the life stability that is required for continual substance abuse recovery.

 

HER Place https://www.recoverypointwv.org/locations/her-place/

Our Women's Addictions Recovery Outreach Center -- HER Place in Huntington, WV -- is a place where women, children and families can find a safe and nurturing environment that will offer free access to peer support services and educational programs that will empower recovery from addictions and transformation of lives.

 

 

National Resources

 

Addiction Resources - https://addictionresource.com/addiction-and-rehab-hotlines/

Addiction Resource was founded in 2014 to provide a community for those recovering from addiction and to help patients find the highest quality care for a successful recovery.

 

Addictions and Recovery - https://www.addictionsandrecovery.org/addiction-recovery-links.htm

This website does not link to commercial sites, rehab programs, addiction referral services, law firms, etc., to better provide independent and unbiased information. 

 

Alcohol Addiction Centerhttps://alcoholaddictioncenter.org/

Providers of information and resources for anyone struggling with an alcohol problem, either through a friend or family member, or with a problem of their own. We are not a facility. Each situation is unique, and we strive to educate and inform people about alcoholism, or known by its clinical name, alcohol use disorder.

 

National Drug Helpline - http://drughelpline.org/

The National Drug Helpline provides accessible resources and contact information to anyone who may be in need of substance abuse or mental disorder help. We strive to help as many people as we possibly can to reduce both the stigma and impact of addiction.

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

SAMHSA’s National Helpline  1-800-662-HELP (4357)

SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

 

National Institute on Drug Abuse https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/principles-drug-addiction-treatment-research-based-guide-third-edition/resources

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) leads the Nation in scientific research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. It supports and conducts research across a broad range of disciplines, including genetics, functional neuroimaging, social neuroscience, prevention, medication, and behavioral therapies, and health services. It then disseminates the results of that research to significantly improve prevention and treatment and to inform policy as it relates to drug abuse and addiction.

 

American Society of Addiction Medicinehttps://www.asam.org/resources/resource-links

ASAM, founded in 1954, is a professional medical society representing over 6,000 physicians, clinicians and associated professionals in the field of addiction medicine. ASAM is dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction.

 

Public Health: Addiction Resources https://www.publichealth.org/resources/addiction/

With everything from prescription medications to gambling, millions of Americans suffer from addictions. These free online resources will give you the perspective you need to lead the fight against addiction.

 

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence https://www.ncadd.org/

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) provides education, information, help and hope to the public.