Alcohol and Drug addictions have been around for a long time. In the United States, treatment methods have evolved greatly over the last few hundred years. Do you want to learn a little about what has taken place -- then read on. But note: this is not a history lesson -- it's a brief chronology … Continue reading Alcoholism and Drug Addiction – Several Hundred Years
Internet Addiction Addiction is a strong and harmful need to regularly have something or do something. For most people, moderate and self-regulated internet use remains the norm, but with our new generation being born using the web, it’s is important to properly understand this new addiction. The disorder is marked by excessive (non-productive time spend online). Just like … Continue reading Addiction in the Form of the Internet
Picking a treatment center is not easy. Do everything in your power, to make your decision with care!
So, you have made a decision to receive help for your alcohol or drug problem and you have a way to pay for it. Great. Now, you are wondering what are my options. Good news — you have many different choices.
You have a drug, alcohol or an addiction problem. You want to get help. You don't think you can pay for it. What are your options?
SAMHSA’s National Helpline Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255 Alcoholics Anonymous: 212-870-3400 http://www.aa.org provides information and meetings to those who suffer from alcoholism. Al-Anon Family Group: 888-4AL-ANON or 888-425-2666 http://www.al-anonalateen.org provide information and … Continue reading Reference Help Lines and Websites