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Further Resources and Information on Addictions

Organizations

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Alcoholics Anonymous

Al-Anon and Alateen

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

College Drinking Changing the Culture

Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The largest research organization in the world that focuses on mental health diseases.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
A support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illness. Local branchs often give guidance to finding treatment.

National Mental Health Association

American Psychiatric Association

American Psychological Association

Canadian Mental Health Association

Mental Health America

Self-Help Books

Healing the Addicted Brain: The Revolutionary, Science-Based Alcoholism and Addiction Recovery Program
by Harold Urschel

12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery: Avoiding Relapse Through Self-Awareness and Right Action
by Allen Berger

Don't Let the Bastards Grind You Down: 50 Things Every Alcoholic and Addict in Early Recovery Should Know, or How to Stay Clean and Sober, Recovery from Addiction and Substance Abuse
by Georgia W

Mindful Recovery: A Spiritual Path to Healing from Addiction
by Thomas Bien Ph.D. and Beverly Bien

Addiction & Recovery for Dummies
by Brian F. Shaw PhD, Paul Ritvo PhD, Jane Irvine D.Phil, and M. David Lewis

Addict In The Family: Stories of Loss, Hope, and Recovery
by Beverly Conyers

Willpower's Not Enough: Recovering from Addictions of Every Kind
by Arnold M. Washton

Pocket Sponsor, 24/7 Back to the Basics Support for Addiction Recovery
by Shelly Marshall

I Am Your Disease: The Many Faces of Addiction
by Sheryl Letzgus McGinnis and Heiko Ganzer

Courage to Change: One Day at a Time in Al-Anon II
by Al-Anon Family Group Head Inc

The 12 Steps : A Way Out : A Spiritual Process for Healing
by Friends in Recovery

 

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