U.S. Resources: Prevent Substance Abuse

Resources to Help Those That Are Suffering

The following are intended to be helpful resources for anyone that is suffering.  Please keep in mind that God has a purpose for your life and even if it has not yet been revealed to you, tomorrow can be a better day than today.  Never underestimate the power and benefits of prayer.  Furthermore, you are never truly alone, because there are many people that are available and eager to help you. 

The information listed below was sourced on the internet and accurate at the time it was listed, but may change over time.  Bring Humanity Together, LLC is not responsible for the current accuracy of the information below:

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) maintains a Website (https://findtreatment.gov) that shows the location of residential, outpatient, and hospital inpatient treatment programs for drug addiction and alcoholism throughout the country. This information is also accessible by calling 1-800-662-HELP.

NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse:  https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/principles-drug-addiction-treatment-research-based-guide-third-edition/frequently-asked-questions/where-can-family-members-go-information

The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry each have physician locator tools posted on their Web sites at aaap.org and aacap.org, respectively.

The Partnership at Drugfree.org (drugfree.org) is an organization that provides information and resources on teen drug use and addiction for parents, to help them prevent and intervene in their children’s drug use or find treatment for a child who needs it. They offer a toll-free helpline for parents (1-855-378-4373).

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (asam.org) is a society of physicians aimed at increasing access to addiction treatment. Their Web site has a nationwide directory of addiction medicine professionals.

NIDA’s National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (drugabuse.gov/about-nida/organization/cctn/ctn) provides information for those interested in participating in a clinical trial testing a promising substance abuse intervention; or visit clinicaltrials.gov.

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (niaaa.nih.gov) provides information on alcohol, alcohol use, and treatment of alcohol-related problems (niaaa.nih.gov/search/node/treatment).

NIDA’s DrugPubs Research Dissemination Center (drugpubs.drugabuse.gov) provides booklets, pamphlets, fact sheets, and other informational resources on drugs, drug abuse, and treatment.

A healthy faith life is conducive to good mental and physical health. If psychiatric and medical interventions are not effective, you may require the assistance of religious clergy.  Feel free to contact your preferred religious resource for guidance and deliverance prayers.

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