Knowing the truth about weather your loved one is using drugs is just the first step. Deciding what to do with this knowledge is your next concern. Bellow are some resources to help you learn more about places where you can send your loved one, books to get better educated on addiction, and resources to learn more about the drugs that they can be addicted to.
Can't Find a Facility for You?
Finding the right treatment center is import as it sets the stage for recovery. Choosing the wrong facility can lead to relapse. The SAMHSA website has a comprehensive listing of the various types of facilities that you can leverage in recovery. This interactive locator for SAMHSA can help you find a variety of different types of facilities to help.
Opioid Treatment Program Directory
Find treatment programs in your state that treat addiction and dependence on opioids, such as heroin or prescription pain relievers, here
Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator
Find alcohol, drug, or mental health treatment facilities and programs around the country at http://findtreatment.samhsa.gov.
Buprenorphine Physician & Treatment Program Locator
Find information on locating physicians and treatment programs authorized to treat opioids, such as heroin or prescription pain relievers, at www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment/physician-program-data/treatment-physician-locator.
Other Support Services
These groups can help you find help.
Make sure you find out the most about addiction so you can support your loved one through the process and understand what they are going through.
- ADDICTIONS What All Parents Need to Know To Survive The Drug Epidemic
- If You Want What We Have: A Journey Through the Twelve Steps of Recovery
- IN THE SUNLIGHT OF THE SPIRIT: A SPIRITUALITY TRAINING MANUAL AND WORKBOOK
- Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
- Alcoholics Anonymous: The Big Book, 4th Edition
- Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change, 3rd Edition (Applications of Motivational Interviewing)
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Its important to learn more about the symptoms and effects of the drugs so you can aware if your loved one is displaying symptoms of drug use or may be relapsing.
Alcohol – Get the facts on alcohol and the impact abusing alcohol can have on people.
Tobacco – Get the facts on the use of tobacco, including cigarettes, chewing tobacco, snuff, cigars, pipe tobacco, and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes).
Marijuana (Cannabis) – Get facts on marijuana—the most commonly used illicit drug in the U.S.—including its effects and information on marijuana surveillance, laws and policies, and prevention guides.
Stimulants – Get the facts on illegal stimulants such as cocaine and methamphetamine.
Hallucinogens – Get the facts on hallucinogens such as LSD, MDMA (Ecstasy), psilocybin mushrooms, and peyote
Opioids – Get the facts on the misuse and abuse of prescription opioids such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine, and codeine, and the illegal opioid, heroin.
Other Drugs – Get the facts on the misuse of over-the-counter cough and cold medicines and learn about synthetic cannabinoids such as synthetic marijuana, K2, or spice.
Publications and Resources on Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs – publications and related resources on alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.