Substance Use Disorders

These organizations emphasize prevention of mental and/or substance use disorders through educational programs, awareness campaigns, and other materials.

Minnesota Recovery Connection (MRC)

The Minnesota Recovery Connection's mission is to strengthen the recovery community through peer-to-peer support, public education, and advocacy. MRC envisions a world where recovery from dependence on alcohol and other drugs is understood, promoted, and embraced, and where all who seek it have access to the support, care, and resources they need to achieve long-term recovery. This organization assists people seeking treatment, transportation, housing, job training, education, and health services in their pathway to recovery.


Narconon is a nonprofit drug rehabilitation program dedicated to eliminating drug misuse and dependence through prevention, education, and rehabilitation.

National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (National DEC)

The National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (National DEC) nonprofit works to protect and serve children whose caregivers are involved in drug trafficking or substance misuse. It provides training, technical assistance, and resources for law enforcement, child welfare, medical personnel, and other practitioners to implement effective collaborative efforts to diminish child maltreatment and help families recovery. National DEC includes a network of state, tribal, and local DEC Alliances and provides regualr training webinars, and thousands of online resources.

National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery (NAMA Recovery)

The National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery (NAMA Recovery) is a membership organization representing people whose recovery from opiate dependence is assisted with medication. Its membership includes methadone patients, family members, and health care professionals whose common goal is to fight the ignorance and prejudice surrounding medication-assisted recovery.

National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT)

The Natiuonal Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT) is a nonprofit organization focused on educating the public about the disease of opioid dependence and buprenorphine treatment. NAABT helps reduce discrimination associated with patients with dependency disorders, and serves as a conduit for connecting patients in need of treatment to qualified treatment providers with a patient/physician matching system.


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