A step-by-step guide for people whose loved one is showing signs of emotional or behavioral turmoil, discussing how to determine when professional help is needed, how to make the first approach, gathering allies, selecting the correct professional, and supporting their loved ones.
An on-line source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems. This information is also accessible by calling 1-800-662-HELP.
Psychiatrists, faculty, medical students, residents and fellows, non-psychiatrists and related health professionals helping those with substance use disorders and mental health disorders. The site includes physician locator tools.
An organization that provides information and resources on teen drug use and addiction for parents, to help them prevent and intervene in their children’s drug use or find treatment for a child who needs it. They offer a toll-free helpline for parents (1-855-378-4373).
Professional advice for finding the right treatment for your teen or preteen. With this invaluable resource, you will begin to understand the complex nature and scope of teen addiction, and learn to: recognize warning signs, identify symptoms and causes, choose appropriate treatment, discuss your child's addiction openly, and avoid the chance of relapse.