12 Step Resources:


Nar-Anon Family Groups
http://www.nar-anon.org/

Al-Anon Family Groups
http://www.al-anon.org/

Government Resources:


National Institute on Drug Abuse
http://www.drugabuse.gov

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
https://ncadd.org/

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/



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


https://quitza.com/forum

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

Margaret Shepard

Compassionate Beginnings

Resources:


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
http://lovefirst.net/it-takes-a-family/


Love First - Jeff and Debra Jay

http://www.lovefirst.net


Shatterproof
http://www.shatterproof.org


Drug Rehab.com

http://www.drugrehab.com


Addiction and Recovery - Families and Addiction

http://www.addictionsandrecovery.org/families-and-addiction.htm


Alcohol Rehab Guide
https://www.alcoholrehabguide.org/

Addiction Center
http://www.addictioncenter.com/


Hope for Families of Addicts - Terri Blackstock
http://www.terriblackstock.com/hope-for-families-of-addicts/

Understanding Addiction: How Addiction Hijacks the Brain
http://www.helpguide.org/harvard/how-addiction-hijacks-the-brain.htm

Alcoholism and Addiction Intervention
http://www.discoveryplace.info/alcoholism-and-addiction-intervention

Addictive Behaviors: Beyond Drugs and Alcohol
http://www.indiana.edu/~engs/rbook/readabd.htm

Effects of Illegal Drugs on the Heart
https://www.acls.net/effects-of-drugs.htm

Medicine Abuse Project (sort by stories)
http://medicineabuseproject.org/


The Prevention Coalition

http://www.thepreventioncoalition.org


Prescription Drug Abuse Information and Statistics

http://www.solutionsrehab.com/


Effects of Drugs on the Body
https://www.acls.net/effects-of-drugs.htm


Addicted Minds - Matthew Steiner
http://www.addictedminds.com


Drug Rehab Connections

https://www.drugrehabconnections.com/