Substance Use Disorders

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

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH)

The Office of Consumer Affairs responds directly to the needs of New York consumers in three distinct diability areas: mental health, mental retardation/developmental disabilities, and chemical dependency. The office has a dual mission: to ensure that consumer voices and perspectives are heard and integrated at all levels, and to empower consumers through education and exposure to resources.

Newport Academy

The Newport Academy is dedicated to providing comprehensive, gender-specific, integrated treatment programs for adolescents in an environment of careing and compassion by which teens and their families may recover from the destructive effects of substance use disorders and related behavioral health issues. It offers separate residential facilities and has an active after-school program in Orange County, California.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Mental Health and Human Services Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services (DMH/DD/SAS) is primarily responsible for leadership, guidance, and management of relationships with the local management entities who contact directly for dependency treatment services. It also collaborates with a wide variety of public and private partners and customers to promote recovery through the adoption of recovery-oriented systems of care and the promotion of a reduction to barriers of services.

Northeast and Caribbean Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) (serving NJ, NY, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands)

To advance public health and wellness, the ATTC Network accelerates lasting change in behavioral health care systems by translating, disseminating, and promoting the adoption and implementation of effective and culturally sensitive clinical practices. Find a list of ATTC Regional Centers, the states they serve, and contact information on the ATTC Network website.

Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) (serving AK, ID, OR, WA)

To advance public health and wellness, the ATTC Network accelerates lasting change in behavioral health care systems by translating, disseminating, and promoting the adoption and implementation of effective and culturally sensitive clinical practices. Find a list of ATTC Regional Centers, the states they serve, and contact information on the ATTC Network website.

Ohio Citizen Advocates for Chemical Dependency Prevention and Treatment

The Ohio Citizen Advocates for Chemical Dependency Prevention and Treatment eliminates the discrimination associated with alcohol and other drug dependency by educating the public that alcohol and other drug dependecy is a preventable, treatable medical illness; reducing barriers to treatment; and advocating for a system of care that supports a continuum of effective alcohol and other drug services.

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