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The following organizations are prepared to answer your questions about
and refer you to sources of help in your area. All links are valid as
of February 16,
AA is a fellowship that has self-supporting groups for and of
alcoholics that meet
worldwide. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop
Information on meeting times and locations can be obtained by calling
AA office listed in your local phone directory.
Anonymous World Services Office, Inc.
(818) 773-9999 (Meeting Information)
Narcotics Anonymous is a 12-Step program for recovering addicts in
members learn from one another how to live drug-free. To obtain
on local meetings, call the Meeting Information number for referral to
local helplines or check your local phone book. Local helpline numbers
also be found on the Web site.
Al-Anon offers support groups for relatives and friends of individuals
alcohol problem. Alateen is a program primarily for teenagers that may
(depending on the local group's decision) pre-teens.
This service provides advice and referrals to individuals about the
drug and alcohol treatment services, including referrals to programs in
local area. Operates 24 hours daily.
Self-Help Group Clearinghouse
Callers can get assistance in finding or forming a mutual aid support
group for any type
of illness, disability, addiction, loss of a loved one, parenting
problem, abuse situation,
or other stressful life problem. Visitors to the Web site can access a
international database of self-help mutual support groups as well as a
listing of local
Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Inc.
NCADD offers information on alcoholism and drug abuse. Through the
callers may also be connected to their local NCADD affiliate for
referrals to treatment
services in their area. (Some local affiliates may not operate referral
services 24 hours daily.)
Operates 24 hours daily for information.
Boys Town National Hotline
formerly Boys Town National Hotline
Kids and parents may call this hotline and speak directly to a
counselor about issues
related to substance abuse, violence, depression, or any other
relationships. Counselors can make local referrals for services.
operators are available. Operates 24 hours daily.
The Workplace Helpline is toll-free telephone consulting service which
technical assistance and guidance in developing and evaluating programs
designed to address alcohol and drug problems at work. It is staffed by
Workplace specialists who can help design a program that meets your
Workplace needs. Consultation is provided on policy development,
employee education, employee assistance programs, and drug testing.
This service is
provided free by the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. The
Helpline staff can
begin helping you today to identify and address the problems caused by
drug abuse in your Workplace. Workplace Specialists are ready to answer
questions from 9 am to 5:30pm Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.
messages may be left at other times with the assurance that the
will return your call as soon as possible.