Substance Abuse Assistance- State and National

If you are looking for help with substance abuse, mental health and social service issues, below are several links addressing the issues involved. Locate alcohol and narcotics recovery meetings, suicide prevention information and crisis hotlines, mental health facilities and data regarding mental health and substance abuse, as well as assistance with nicotine addiction.

Narcotics Anonymous http://www.na.org/
Every addict in the world has the chance to experience our message in his or
her own language and culture and find the opportunity for a new way of life.

Alcoholics Anonymous http://www.aa.org
If you are concerned with a drinking problem, wish to learn more about Alcoholics Anonymous or want to find A.A. near you, we can help you.

National Institute on Drug Abuse http://www.drugabuse.gov
Our mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.

National Institute of Mental Health http://www.nimh.nih.gov
The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.

NH Dept. Health and Human Services http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/about/
DHHS provides services for individuals, children, families and seniors, and administers programs and services such as mental health, developmental disability, substance abuse, and public health.

Suicide Prevention Network https://afsp.org/our-work/advocacy/
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

Center for Disease Control http://www.cdc.gov
As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats.

Alcohol & Drug Information https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help
Find alcohol, drug, or mental health treatment facilities and programs around the country.

American Lung Association http://www.lung.org/stop-smoking
We are focused on eliminating tobacco use and related lung disease, improving overall air quality for all and reducing the burden of lung disease on patients and their families.

American Cancer Society http://www.cancer.org/
As your American Cancer Society, we are here to eliminate cancer as a major health problem. Our vision is a world free of cancer, and we are here to help you.

ADDITIONAL INFO

Consumer Guide to Upper Valley Treatment Resources

Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Mt. Ascutney Hospital have partnered since 2013 to publish a Consumer’s Guide to Substance Use Treatment. In the green 2015 version, 83 treatment providers and 6 prevention coalitions are listed. ALL Together (AT), the Upper Valley substance misuse prevention and continuum of care partnership, will update this for as changes are made but the current 2015 version is available here.

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