Other Wellness Resources

This page contains links to websites that were created and are maintained by other organizations. The AVMA has included these links because we think that our members may find them of interest; however, the AVMA does not necessarily endorse the views expressed on these Web sites, nor do we assume any liability for the accuracy, currency, or completeness of any information presented on these sites:

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Al-Anon / Alateen
Web site for organization devoted to helping families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or friend.

Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous Web site. Contains a wealth of information related to AA. Available in English, Spanish, and French.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Information about suicide for professionals, the public, and survivors

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

Cocaine Anonymous
Web site for Cocaine Anonymous-a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction.


Gamblers Anonymous
Web site for Gamblers Anonymous, which is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.

Haight Ashbury Free Clinic
Site for the Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic, which offers primary health care, as well as specialty including podiatry, chiropractic care, pediatrics, HIV testing, comprehensive HIV treatment services, and community information and referral services. Includes history and services available.

Hazelden Foundation
Link to the Hazelden Center's Web site. Hezelden is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people recover from alcoholism and other drug addiction. Hazelden is known as the world's premier publisher of information on addiction and related areas.

Internet Mental Health
Award winning Internet Mental Health Web site is a free encyclopedia of mental health information created by a Canadian psychiatrist.


Lesbian & Gay Veterinary Medical Association
The Web site for the Lesbian and Gay Veterinary Medical Association-a professional organization whose mission is to provide support for individuals, education for the gay community, and a forum for information exchange and social interaction.

Mental Health Net
Award-winning guide to online mental health and behavioral health professions resources.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
Narcotics Anonymous World Services Web site.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics
Web site for the National Association for Childrens of Alcoholics-related links with a particular focus on children.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
Site for the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.. which provides education, information, help and hope to the public. It advocates prevention, intervention and treatment through offices in New York and Washington, and a nationwide network of Affiliates. NCAADD was founded in 1944 by Marty Mann, the first woman to find long-term sobriety in Alcoholics Anonymous

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. NIAAA also provides leadership in the national effort to reduce the severe and often fatal consequences of these problems.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
The mission of the National Institute on Drug Abuse mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

National Mental Health Information Center

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention
Goals and Objectives for Action.


Overeaters Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating. Site welcomes everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively.

Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
Web site for Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG), a national non-profit organization with over 80,000 members and supporters and more than 460 affiliates in the United States.

Sex Addict Anonymous
Sex Addicts Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so they may overcome their sexual addiction and help others recover from sexual addiction or dependency.

Suicide Information & Education Centre
NOT a crisis center - database, resources, links.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
US Government grant, contract, and job opportunities - legislative info, managed care initiative, policy issues.

Veterinarians In Recovery – VIR
A site for veterinarians working the Alcoholics Anonymous program or other 12 step programs such as NA, etc.