Grace Street Recovery Services provides mental health and dependency recovery services for individuals and families struggling with alcohol or drug dependency.
Substance Use Disorders
These organizations emphasize prevention of mental and/or substance use disorders through educational programs, awareness campaigns, and other materials.
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. A list of ATTC Regional Centers, the states they serve, and contact information are available on the ATTC Network website.
The Harvard Medical School Division on Addiction works to strengthen worldwide understanding of chemical dependency through innovative research, education, and the global exchange of information.
The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, founded in 1949, helps people reclaim their lives from chemical dependency.
Founded in 1976, Health Communications, Inc. publishes several new titles per year for professionals and consumers. It provides information and education to mental and/or substance use disorder professionals through "Counselor: The Magazine for Addiction and Behavioral Health Professionals."
Helping Young People Experience Recovery promotes the positive impact of substance use disorder recovery in the community and the lives of individuals and families affected by substance use disorders.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, effectiveness, and security of human and veterinary medications, vaccines, and other biologial products; medical devices; our nation's food supply; cosmetics; dietary supplements; and products that give off radiation.
HRSA's Poison Control Program oversees that national toll-free Poison Help Line, 1-800-222-1222, which connects callers to their nearest poison center, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for help in a poisoning emergency. Calls are free and confidential and can be translated into 161 languages. The Poison Control Program works with people who have overdosed on prescription medications, used inhalants or other chemical/household products.
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems and promote recovery by conducting and supporting research in a wide range of scientific areas.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) supports most of the world's research on the health aspects of drug misuse and dependence. It carries out a large variety of programs to ensure the rapid dissemination of research information and its implementation in policy and practice.