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Al-Anon / AlateenWeb 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 AnonymousAlcoholics Anonymous Web site. Contains a wealth of information related to AA. Available in English, Spanish, and French.
American Foundation for Suicide PreventionInformation about suicide for professionals, the public, and survivors
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Cocaine AnonymousWeb 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 AnonymousWeb 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 ClinicSite 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 FoundationLink to the Hazelden Center's Web site. Hazelden 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 HealthAward winning Internet Mental Health Web site is a free encyclopedia of mental health information created by a Canadian psychiatrist.
Lesbian & Gay Veterinary Medical AssociationThe 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 NetAward-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 AlcoholicsWeb site for the National Association for Children of Alcoholics-related links with a particular focus on children.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug DependenceSite 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 Alliance on Mental Illness
National Strategy for Suicide PreventionGoals and Objectives for Action.
Overeaters AnonymousOvereaters 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 GaysWeb 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 AnonymousSex 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 Prevention Resource CenterNOT 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 – VIRA site for veterinarians working the Alcoholics Anonymous program or other 12 step programs such as NA, etc.