External Resources

This page contains links to helpful information and resources on substance abuse, addiction, treatment, and mood disorders.

Associations and Organizations

The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers has stood at the forefront of the addiction treatment field, speaking with a clear and unified voice on behalf of its 300 member organizations.

Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority
The Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority is the state licensing and credentialing board for addiction counselors and prevention professionals.

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
CARF accreditation signals a service provider’s commitment to continually improving services, encouraging feedback, and serving the community.

The Jason Foundation
The Jason Foundation, Inc. (JFI) is dedicated to the prevention of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs that equip young people, educators/youth workers and parents with the tools and resources to help identify and assist at-risk youth.

Treatment Directories & Resources

  • Selfgrowth – The Online Self Improvement Community
  • Addiction Hope – Addiction Hope is an addiction organization with the mission to reach those suffering from all addictive behaviors, help them develop healthier coping skills, and live avalue drivenlife of health and well-being.
  • Drug Rehab Services (www.addicted.org) provides an in-depth treatment directory with 100s of detox, inpatient, outpatient and residential programs from all over the US. DRS has recently launched a free Android & iPhone app giving individuals a user-friendly version of the site directly on their phone or tablet. Visit their site today to learn more.

Take a Free Online Assessment

An assessment is an important first step toward treatment of and recovery from addiction and co-occurring mental health issues.

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