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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic - Rehabspot.com
West TN Directory of Resources
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. Here’s a list of AA Meetings in Memphis & Surrounding Areas.
Memphis Addiction Help
Memphis Addiction Help is a resource by Church Health here in Memphis where you’ll find information on Treatment, Recovery, and Prevention. You’ll also find a Treatment Locator that lists facilities in West Tennessee, DeSoto County, Mississippi, and Crittenden County, Arkansas.
Narcotics Anonymous is a twelve-step program, gratefully adapted from the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous.NA was formed in the summer of 1953 by a group of addicts who broadened the perspective of those Twelve Steps. NA believes that our addiction is all-inclusive–it doesn’t matter what drug or specific substance we used. Since then, NA has helped a great many addicts learn to live clean lives on a daily basis.See local meeting schedules.
Tennessee Association of Alcohol, Drug & Other Addiction Services
TAADAS is a statewide, consumer-oriented, association representing thousands of consumers in recovery, family members, healthcare professionals & providers. Their mission is to educate, support and engage our members and public, influence policy and advocate for prevention, treatment and recovery services. Visit their website.
Memphis Area Intergroup Association
Memphis Area Intergroup Association is a directory of resources and meeting schedules for various support groups around the Mid-South. Visit the Memphis Area Intergroup Association’s website.
At Al‑Anon Family Group meetings, the friends and family members of problem drinkers share their experiences and learn how to apply the principles of the Al‑Anon program to their individual situations. Younger family members and friends attend Al-ATeen meetings.
Talking to Your Kids About Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Intervention eBook: What to do if your child is drinking or using drugs
it is time to take action. You can never be too safe or intervene
too early – even if you believe your teen is just “experimenting.”
Read on to find answers to parents’ most pressing questions
Article: Binge Drinking: "It’s one thing to drink alcohol casually with a couple of friends. It’s another to drink until you black out."
Promoting Mental Health at Home
How to Apply for Disability Benefits with Drug Addiction
Substance Abuse in the Workplace: What to Do When an Employee Returns from Rehab
Employers do have a right to fire employees if their job performance declines due to substance abuse. However, many wish to help their employees constructively address addiction through a substance abuse treatment program.
Home After Rehab: The Guide to Finding the Right Place for Recovery
AlcoholScreening.org is a free service of Join Together, a project of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and Boston University School of Public Health. If you are worried that alcohol may be harming your health or that your drinking patterns are putting you at risk, help is available. Visit their website for a Free Online Assessment.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being. It is the largest funder of alcohol research in the world. Visit their websitewhere you’ll also find a free screening self-assessment.
Alcohol Rehab Help website: https://alcoholrehabhelp.org/treatment/
Addiction Guide: https://www.addictionguide.com Addiction Guide is the only addiction and mental health website founded by a board-certified addiction specialist, a long-recovered addict, and spouses of addicts. We’re here to provide reliable information about addiction and recovery to guide addicts and their loved ones to a happier, healthier life.