Getting Help with Alcohol-Related Issues
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Do you think someone close to you has an alcohol problem? Do you have a problem with drinking? Either way, there's no need to go it alone. You need support right now and the organizations below can lend a hand. Don't worry; they're there to help you. You won't get in trouble or blamed for anything.

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Adult Children of Alcoholics
12-Step, 12-Tradition program of women and men who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes.

Alateen
Support for teens whose lives have been affected by someone drinking.
Contact: 1-888-4AL-ANON or (1-888-425-2666)

Al-Anon
Help for family and friends of people with drinking problems.
Contact: 1-888-4AL-ANON or (1-888-425-2666)

Alcoholics Anonymous
Support for anyone who wants to stop drinking – a message for teens.
Find Your Local Organization: http://www.aa.org/lang/en/meeting_finder.cfm?origpage=29

Family First Aid
Help for Troubled Teens. For schools, programs, treatment and alternatives for parents.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics
Help for kids who are hurt by a parent's alcohol use.
Contact: 1-888-55-4COAS or (1-888-554-2627)

National Treatment Referral Center
Locate substance abuse treatment center in your area.
Contact: 1-800-662-HELP

 

 Do you know an adult who is looking for more information,
or do you need to do research for a school project? Check out these sites:

 

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
This site includes a graphics gallery, FAQ’s on alcohol, and up-to-date information on the latest research related to alcohol abuse and alcoholism.

National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Drug Abuse
Learn the truth about drug abuse, get answers to your questions from “Dr. NIDA,” and read stories about real teens who struggled with drug abuse.

NIDA Information for Students
Get information for school papers about drugs of abuse and their effects on the brain, and find many links to related sites.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
On this site you’ll find quick facts, new publications, web casts designed to raise social awareness, and more!

Self-Help Sourcebook OnLine
Searchable database that includes information on over 800+ national, international and demonstrational model self-help support groups, ideas for starting groups, and opportunities to link with others to develop needed new national or international groups.

Smart Recovery®
1-866-951-5357
Face-to-face and online mutual help groups to help people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including: alcoholism, substance abuse, gambling addiction, and addiction to other behaviors.

The Cool Spot
The young teen’s place for resisting peer pressure and alcohol.

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