Helpful Resources for Addiction from Drugs Make You Un-Smarter

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A collection of resources you may find helpful. Some sources are drug free ways to live life, others are help if you or a loved one are struggling with addiction.

The authors are listing these helpful resources for addiction as a courtesy – we don’t endorse any of these sites specifically and are not responsible for the information received or advice given by these individuals or their websites.

Abbey Care Foundation Helping You Beat Drug and Alcohol Addiction in the UK

Alcohol Help

Hello, We are Alcohol Help, and we are very pleased to meet you. We are a brand new organization that is dedicated to providing the public with the most current and accurate information on all aspects of alcohol abuse and alcohol use disorders and how to treat and recover from them.

Alcohol Help is an informational resource that helps those who are struggling with addiction to alcohol and those that are trying to support loved ones struggling with addiction to alcohol. We provide meticulously researched and carefully written information to the public at no cost. We also help users locate and identify treatment options that are available to them.

American Addition Centers This guide helps answer questions we all have, including:
• How much does rehab cost?
• How do I pay for rehab?
• What are the pros and cons of going to rehab?
• What is the difference between inpatient and outpatient? This article helps answer questions we all have, including:
• How much does rehab cost?
• How do I pay for rehab?
• What are the pros and cons of going to rehab?
• What is the difference between inpatient and outpatient?

Ark Behavioral Health We strive to have our website be an educational resource by providing up-to-date, accurate, and evidence-based information related to substance abuse, mental health, and more. This is done in order to increase understanding and awareness of addiction without shame.

The Binge Drinking Epidemic The guide discusses the difference between alcohol abuse and binge drinking, along with the individual and public dangers of both. It also covers tips on preventing binge drinking and alcohol abuse for different populations

Children of the Night
A non-profit organization dedicated to assisting children between the ages of 11 and 17 who are forced to prostitute on the streets for food and a place to sleep. The site includes services, hotlines, and donation information.

College-Study-Drugs/A Look at the Effects of Prescription Stimulants & Healthy Alternatives

DARE Drug Abuse Resistance Education The Official D.A.R.E. Safety Buddy – RETRO BILL has just released a brand new DVD for ages kindergarten through 6th grade entitled, “RETRO BILL Safety & Self-Esteem Tips”

Drug Rehab Connections: We are not a specific treatment facility, but instead are an informational website that connects addicts and their families with the help they need to put their lives together.


Easy Does It, Inc.
A non-profit organization dedicated to assisting individuals in recovery, including housing, food, education, job training, placement and providing space for 12 Step meetings.

FREE 24 HOURHELPLINE 1.866.535.7922

The Foundation For a Drug Free World Offers free educational materials for church groups, schools and families.

A Guide to Vaping: A Teen Epidemic

Granite Recovery Centers: Addiction and Mental Health Resources for Students: College student drug and alcohol statistics, the dangers of binge drinking, and stimulant usage among college students. How stress plays a role in drug and alcohol use, tips for safe drinking, and addiction help.

Green Mountain Treatment Center: Parent Resources Is your child struggling with addiction? Statistics of teen addiction. Statistical reasons behind drug use. Most commonly used substances and teen addiction treatment

Harmony Place: Talking to teens about drugs. This link was suggested by Avery and her teacher Gloria Murdoch from Hurray Avery!

Harmony Place Resources Located in Los Angeles County

  1. 18% of LA residents ages 18-25 met the criteria for a substance use disorder from 2014-2016. 
  2. Almost 6% of LA residents ages 12-17 met the criteria for a substance use disorder from 2014-2016. 
  3. One-sixth of LA residents ages 18-25 admitted to driving under the influence of alcohol in the past year. 
  4. Annually, there are about 132,682 alcohol or drug-related emergency department visits in the LAC. 
  5. In California, 65% of those incarcerated met the criteria for a substance use disorder. Since 1949, they have helped people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction using a variety of therapeutic approaches.

Idaho Inpatient Drug Rehab Programs

It Gets Better Project
Give hope to LGBT youth

Mothers Against Drunk Driving – MADD

The USA National Suicide and Crisis Hotline is open 24 hours a day. The talk line is 1-800-273-8255 and the suicide line is: 1-800-784-2433

Narconon The site offers a newsletter, books videos and information about recovery. You can purchase: The Way to Happiness (Non-Religious Book or Video) by L. Ron Hubbard

The National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute, who keeps people informed on the relation between smoking and sleep disorders.

National Drug Hotline Call The National Drug Helpline at (844) 289-0879. We take more than 10,000 calls per year from Americans struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.

This site promotes the Covenant House Nineline (1-800-999-9999), which is a national, 24-hour toll-free hotline for kids and parents in crisis across the U.S. and Canada. The site also provides a forum and information on relationships, feelings, suicide, abuse, health, sex, drugs and alcohol, and running away.

Northeast Addictions Treatment Center Receive treatment for your drug or alcohol addictions in beautiful Massachusetts. Contact us 24/7 and speak with a treatment specialist. 888-461-8675

Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Tips on talking to kids about drugs, as well as information on specific drugs, slang names for drugs, what they look ike, and frequently asked questions.

Quit Day

Quit Smoking Community
Quit Smoking Community, which has info on smoking and its effects.

Racing for Recovery
Racing for Recovery helps to prevent all forms of substance abuse and to provide positive alternatives for those currently battling addictions.


Radical Parenting

Recovery Centers of America Family Program

Recovery Centers of America Young Men’s Program

Recovery Centers of America Young Women’s Program

Recovery In Idaho

The Recovery Village

The Recovery Village Palm Beach

Teens and Vaping: How to stop teens from Vaping there isn’t a lot of credible information out there related to vaping. This is why we are here to help in creating (and constantly updating) a comprehensive guide on the subject of vaping, its dangers, and how to get teens to kick the habit.

Saving Teens
Saving Teens In Crisis Collaborative, who help teens and their families improve their well being.


Substance Abuse Prevention and Education

This page discusses the importance of drug education and prevention and offers tips for individuals depending on their situation. It provides in-depth knowledge of commonly misused substances and has a detailed list of community organizations that can assist individuals in need.

Tobacco-Free Life

Tuck Sleep Study: Alcohol and Sleep

Tuck Sleep Study: How Smoking Affects Sleep

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2 thoughts on “Helpful Resources for Addiction from Drugs Make You Un-Smarter

  1. At the Recovery Village we believe educational resources are very important to help save lives and ensure that those who are struggling have access to helpful information. Jill’s resources are great for just that reason!

  2. It is our passion at Alcohol Help to reduce the harm caused by alcohol, and spread awareness on the issues surrounding alcohol use disorders. We believe high quality, educational resources like Jill’s can make all the difference in someone’s life and provide helpful information to those in need!

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