For Families, Loved Ones, and Those Seeking Information about Recovery
The following links provide information about drugs, recovery, sobriety and resources available for those in recovery and those seeking recovery.
Drugs of Abuse
An excellent fact sheet about drugs of abuse. You will find an immense amount of information including names, dependency ratings, abuse and addiction potentials, side effects and withdrawal symptoms.
Drug Abuse and Substance Use Disorders
An excellent article about the difference between drug
abuse and drug dependence from NIDA.
The official site of Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.
Find an AA Meeting
Intergroups, central offices and answering services.
General information, meetings, pamphlets, contacts and their magazine "NA Way".
Nar-Anon is a twelve-step program designed to help
relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an
addicted relative or friend. Nar-Anon's program of recovery uses Nar-Anon's
Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. The only requirement to be a member and
attend Nar-Anon meetings is that there is a problem of drugs or addiction in
a relative or friend. Nar-Anon is not affiliated with any other organization
or outside entity.
Find an NA Meeting
Find an NA meeting anywhere by giving it your location and a distance.
Al-Anon and Alateen
For 55 years, Alanon (Alateen for younger members) has been offering strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers.
Dual Recovery Anonymous™
Dual Recovery Anonymous™ is an independent, nonprofessional, Twelve Step, self-help membership organization for people with a dual diagnosis.
NAMI - National Alliance for Mental Illness
This national association website provides education, support, and advocacy for people with serious mental illnesses and their families..
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) works to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment and mental health services.
NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse)
The mission of NIDA is to lead the nation bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
Information on ACT 106, a Pennsylvania law that requires most group
health insurance plans to include coverage for addiction treatment.
The Pro Act/Recovery Month website aims to promote societal benefits of alcohol and drug use disorder treatment, laud the contributions of treatment providers and promote the message that recovery from alcohol and drug disorders in all its forms is possible.