If you or a friend are in emotional distress and considering suicide:Click here: Befrienders Worldwide
(For phone numbers everywhere)
SAMHSA’s National Helpline
Also known as, the Treatment Referral Routing Service, this Helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.
US Dept of Health National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
or telephone toll-free 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Or call 911 or your emergency help number
for immediate medical or emotional help!
Click here for emergency help numbers around the world!
The 5 Stages of Grief: Sobriety Edition ~ this article is great way to address your addiction in terms of grieving a lost one….
GRIEF LOSS RECOVERY – Hope and Health Through Creative Grieving .. website with an amazing amount of information
We present in our website a variety of creative mourning techniques; talking, writing, creating art, music or poetry, or memorializing are all good ways to express your bereavement. Explore our site to find the expressive techniques that feel “just right” for you.
GriefNet.org is an Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss.
50 e-mail grief support groups and two web sites. Our integrated approach to on-line grief support provides help to people working through loss and grief issues of many kinds. Click this link: Adult Support Groups to join one of our adults email grief support groups.
Addiction recovery groups are voluntary associations of people who share a common desire to overcome drug addiction. Different groups use different methods, ranging from completely secular to explicitly spiritual. Some programs may advocate a reduction in the use of illegal drugs rather than outright abstention, although this is typically not a sustainable treatment plan in the long term.
Addiction Recovery Resource Guide does a fantastic job of listing the top Recovery blogs from around the web….FURIES PICK: AMAZING
Very similiar to what I am doing with this site! The Addiction Recovery Guide assists individuals struggling with drug addiction and alcoholism find help that best suits their needs. From evaluation to residential treatment, we have selected a range of outstanding programs and resources.To seek online help from others in recovery and to share your success stories, visit our message board. Cravings can be significantly reduced by new medications, amino acids and other holistic approachessuch as meditation.
http://www.addictionrecoveryguide.org/resources/recovery/ FURIES PICK!
All Addicts Anonymous: AAA .. interesting premise.. in my opinion, a hard line approach to 12 steps ~ http://www.alladdictsanonymous.org/articles_twelvesteps.htm
Big Foots World: legend in Recovery.. go to site for so much information… whole lot of data on the WEB addressing the problems of SURVIVAL, Physical, Mental, Spiritual and Political. These pages are presented with Love to all my Brothers and Sisters that We might Learn to Survive Better at Peace Within Ourselves and With Each Other.
Friends of Bill W: another go to site for in depth information on AA and 12 Steps
Silkworth.net where you will experience much historical and related information on the subject of Alcoholics Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous history and related information. Officially begun on December 12th, 2000, silkworth.net is now in its Fifteenth year and is one of the largest sites of its type in the World – a repository, archive, you might say, of Alcoholics Anonymous History and related information.
Twelve-step addiction recovery groups
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Cocaine Anonymous (CA)
Heroin Anonymous (HA)
Crystal Meth Anonymous (CMA)
Marijuana Anonymous (MA)
Nicotine Anonymous (NicA)
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
Pills Anonymous (PA)
Non-twelve-step addiction recovery group options
Association of Recovering Motorcyclists (ARM)
LifeRing Secular Recovery (LSR)
Moderation Management (MM)
Narconon (Church of Scientology)
Pagans in Recovery (PIR)
Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS)
Women For Sobriety (WFS)
Celebrate Recovery (CR)
Relapse Prevention Plan worksheets are available on line: Relapse Prevent Plans Fillable Forms
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
https://www.samhsa.gov/programs-campaigns A to Z list of Programs, Campaigns, Initiatives, Technical Assistance Centers, or Resource Centers
Wiki Hows: step b/y step how tos: http://www.wikihow.com/wikiHowTo?search=sobriety