Use the following resources to find more information about substance abuse and to locate treatment services and support groups.
Al-Anon (and Alateen for younger members) offers help for family members of alcoholics. Website includes information on group meetings.
A free membership organization for individuals with a desire to stop drinking. Website includes information on the organization and how to find a meeting.
Children of Alcoholics Foundation
Provides information on alcohol and drug basics, including resources for children and teens, adults, parents in recovery, and relatives and other caregivers.
A free membership organization for individuals with a desire to stop using cocaine and other illicit substances.
Helps families whose lives have been adversely affected by a loved one's addiction to alcohol or drugs.
A free membership organization that provides guidance and support to individuals experiencing and recovering from drug addictions.
National Association for Children of Alcoholics
Provides information and assistance to children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug dependencies. Website includes State and local resources.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
Helps individuals affected by substance abuse. Website includes information on the prevention, intervention, and treatment of substance abuse.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Supports and conducts research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. Website includes fact sheets and brochures for the public.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Provides information and publications based on recent drug abuse research findings in order to improve substance abuse prevention, treatment, and policy. Also see their easy-to-read drug facts.
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Dedicated to eliminating birth defects caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy and to improving the quality of life for those affected by fetal alcohol syndrome/fetal alcohol effect.