Government Resources:

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism


While there are many web sites, boards, and books available, it is hard to navigate the enormous amount of material and get what you need.  This page is meant to be a beginning resource to help family members as a step toward recovery.

It Takes a Family - A Cooperative Approach to Lasting Sobriety

Love First - Jeff and Debra Jay

Recovery 2.0



Addiction and Recovery - Families and Addiction

Alcohol Rehab Guide

Addiction Center

Hope for Families of Addicts - Terri Blackstock

Understanding Addiction: How Addiction Hijacks the Brain

Alcoholism and Addiction Intervention

Addictive Behaviors: Beyond Drugs and Alcohol

Effects of Illegal Drugs on the Heart

Medicine Abuse Project (sort by stories)

The Prevention Coalition

Prescription Drug Abuse Information and Statistics

Effects of Drugs on the Body

Addicted Minds - Matthew Steiner

Drug Rehab Connections

Quitza is online social smoking cessation support group that uses an interactive approach to help you quit, and stay quit!

“Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith.”  

Margaret Shepard

Compassionate Beginnings

Please note that at this time we can not accept recommendations for referrals or resources.

12 Step Resources:

Nar-Anon Family Groups

Al-Anon Family Groups