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To obtain a list of resources for families dealing with addiction and helping their loved ones to recover from addiction.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website
provides a number of resources
both for individuals dealing personally with addiction, as well as for friends and loved ones looking for support.
Among the services
offered via their website
are lists of treatment centers, information for a national helpline, backround information on what addiction is and how it manifests, and preventative options.
In the Rooms
In the Rooms
is an online addiction help service which provides support group meetings both for addicts and for families of addicts.
The site offers "
" for various forms of addiction, including narcotics, alcohol, and food; as well as for adult children and families of addicts.
As well, the site publishes
a number of articles and guides
concerning addiction and recovery.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
The National Institute on Drug Abuse
provides a number of resources for addicts as well as for their families and loved ones who are helping them into recovery.
The website includes separate sections
for various substances
, including cocaine, heroin, opioids, and prescription medications, among others.
As well, the site
links to a variety
of sources and research materials on the subject of addiction.
Addiction Resource Center
The Addiction Resource Center "
, families, and providers with critical information about addiction and connects them to quality treatment and recovery resources through our vetted database".
In addition to providing
online resouces, the ARC also links to a list of local resources such as in-person meetings and recovery centers, and has both a phone and text-based helpline available.
provides links to a number of local addiction resources, such as in-person meetings, support groups, and treatment centers.
As well, the site provides background and support information for
a number of specific substances
, such as alcohol, heroin, cocaine, and crystal meth.
The website further provides
guides on support options for friends and loved ones, such as detox and outpatient treatment centers, interventions, rehab services, and more.