Alcoholics Anonymous AA www.aa.org 800-923-8722 Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover form alcoholism.
Al-Anon/Alateen www.al-anon.org 613-723-8484 Al-Anon (which includes Alateen for younger members) provides help for families and friends who have been affected by someone elseís drinking. This site provides links to local support groups.
Narcotics Anonymous www.na.org 800-992-0401 Narcotics Anonymous is a community-based association of recovering drug addicts.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) www.aacap.org 202-966-7300 This site provides information as a public service to aid in the understanding and treatment of the developmental, behavioral and mental disorders which affect an estimated 7 to 12 million children and adolescents at any given time in the United States.
American Psychiatric Association APA www.psych.org 888-35 PSYCH (77924) The American Psychiatric Association is a medical specialty society recognized world wide. Itís physicians specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional illness and substance abuse disorders.
National Mental Health Association www.nmha.org 703-684-7722 The National Mental Health Association is the nationís oldest and largest organization focused on mental health and mental illness, through advocacy, education, service and research.
There are both professional and self-help organizations that can provide support and/or information that can be helpful to those in need of assistance and direction.