Dealing with the problems of drug abuse and addiction takes time, patience and dedication, qualities that few drug abusers or addicts feel that they actually have. It is for this reason that individuals who seek to resolve their drug abuse and addiction problems on their own are rarely able to do so with success. Professional addiction treatment services can help the individual receive the support, encouragement and treatment they need in order to understand, address and resolve their drug abuse and addiction problems and establish the firm foundation necessary for a healthy, happy future. One simply needs to know where to look for help, because there is a world of resources available. Following are just a sampling of some of the resources available to individuals who are seeking to resolve the problems of drug abuse and addiction, either in themselves or in loved ones:
Treatment locations can be found through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s website at https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov. Addiction recovery programs in various communities can also be found through http://www.recovery.org/.
Information about drug substances and how a parent can successfully help their child avoid or address and resolve drug abuse and addiction problems can be found at http://www.drugfree.org.
Information regarding how to help prevent and resolve drug problems in one’s local community can be obtained through the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America at http://www.cadca.org.
Support meetings for family members and friends of an alcohol abusing or addicted loved one can be found through Al-Anon at http://www.al-anon.org.
Support meetings for individuals who are suffering from alcohol abuse and addiction problems can be found through Alcoholics Anonymous at http://www.aa.org.
Support meeting for family members and friends of a drug abusing or addicted loved one can be found through Nar-Anon at http://www.nar-anon.org.
Information regarding the problem of prescription drug abuse as well as how to successfully treat it can be found through Best Drug Rehabilitation at http://www.bestdrugrehabilitation.com.
Specific information about heroin abuse and addiction and how to effectively and permanently recover from these problems can be found at http://heroin.net/help/indiana/valparaiso.
Information about the benefits and locations of inpatient rehabilitation treatment centers can be found through http://www.projectknow.com/find/valparaiso-in.
Basic information about different treatment options, as well as reviews of various facilities, can be found at https://www.addictioncenter.com.
There are also many resources available that can help an individual better understand the facts about various drug substances, including:
The important thing to recognize is that whatever an individual’s specific drug abuse or addiction problems, there are options available to help them successfully take their life back from drugs.