Note: There are some commercial companies listed here. Their listing is not an endorsement of their services but their sites include valuable information.

Alcoholics Anonymous

AA History 
Great site with lots of resources.

Stories of Recovery
Founders and early pioneers of AA & Al-Anon speakers. Excellent collection.

Odomtology 12-Step Recovery Media
Love and Light to everyone! Enjoy the AA Speakers and other 12 Step Recovery Speakers!
Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous, Al-Anon Family Groups, AA History Speakers, AA meetings, AA Workshops, 12-Step Studies, Big Book Study tapes and more! Stop on by and say hi! Like, comment, share, and experience the HOPE!

White Chip Great source of AA Speakers on YouTube especially for Newcomers.
The White Chip, also known as the “Surrender Chip” is for anyone starting, or for anyone starting over in the program of Alcoholics Anonymous. It’s the most important chip you can pick up at an AA meeting!

The Recovery Village
Even though I don’t usually support commercial treatment centers I feel The Recovery Village has some excellent information pertaining to all forms of addiction. Please visit their website and explore.

Alcohol Rehab Guide   This website has a lot of info about alcoholism and treatment
Alcoholism is the most severe form of alcohol abuse and involves the inability to manage drinking habits. It is also commonly referred to as alcohol use disorder. Alcohol use disorder is organized into three categories: mild, moderate and severe. Each category has various symptoms and can cause harmful side effects. If left untreated, any type of alcohol abuse can spiral out of control. Read more…

What to Know About Binge Drinking ... Binge drinking occurs when someone ingests a large quantity of alcohol in a short period of time, and it is also defined by the person’s blood alcohol content. Read More…

DRUNK DRIVING CRIMINALS: STATS, RISKS, AND CONSEQUENCES … It’s no surprise that drinking and driving don’t mix, but even so, many people still do it. Dozens of people die every single day in motor vehicle accidents that involve a driver impaired by alcohol…read more...
Thank you Logan for this insightful link.

Tips to Avoid Drinking and Driving
Driving under the influence, commonly known as drunk driving, refers to operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) exceeding the legal limit…more.  Thanks to MaryAnn for this link.

Start Your Recovery offers reliable information for people who are dealing with substance use issues — and their family members, friends, and co-workers, too. We know that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to the challenges faced by those who misuse alcohol, prescription or illegal drugs, or other substances, and we aim to break through the clutter to help people at any stage of recovery.

Our goal is to offer people who are dealing with substance use issues a single source of reputable, objective information about signs, symptoms, conditions, treatment options, and resources — presented in a user-friendly format and in language that’s easy to understand. First we asked: “Why doesn’t someone offer access to these resources in one place?” Then we asked: “Why don’t we?”

What is Medical Detox from Drugs or Alcohol?
Medical detox is an early step toward recovery from alcohol or drug addiction. It’s essential for anyone who has shown signs of psychological or physical dependence on a substance. If you or a loved one is battling addiction, a medical detox can help ensure that they have a healthier future. This is often necessary because withdrawing from drugs or alcohol can be life-threatening in some situations. Read more…

Types of Therapy for Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Deciding to look or attend drug and alcohol treatment might be a difficult decision, but ultimately a beneficial and rewarding one.
Read more…
Thank you Rebecca for finding this.

What Does It Feel Like to Get Sober?
Sobriety is more than just quitting drugs and alcohol. It is the ongoing process of embracing a substance-free life and improving yourself. When you become sober, your body and mind can experience many changes. At times, these changes can be difficult, which may cause you to question if it’s worth it. Though it may be challenging at times, there are many benefits to sobriety. Read more…

Florida Addiction Rehabilitation Centers

Riverside Recovery (Tampa)
We hope you find our resource center to be an informative guide about various topics related to recovery, addiction, and mental health. (There are many valuable addiction resources and information on this site. Last note from webmaster).

Alcohol misuse and abuse are widespread issues affecting millions of Americans of all ages and backgrounds…read more
A very good site with lots of resources and information. Thank you Sarah for providing this link.
More resources from Addiction Group: 
How to Sober Up    (Quickly)
Daughters of Alcoholic Mothers

Comprehensive informational blogs concerning addiction.
These blogs are a tremendous source of information. Please visit.
Crestview Recovery Addiction Blog
The Freedom Center Blog
Eagle Creek Ranch Recovery Center Blog
First City Recovery Center Blog
Northern Illinois Recovery Center Blog
Free By the Sea Recovery Blog
Casco Bay Recovery Blog
West Wind Recovery Blog
Magnolia City Detox Blog
Discovery Institute Blog
449 Recovery Blog
Bayview Recovery Blog

Alcohol Help
Now is the time to change your life. Browse resources and get connected to treatment that is right for you.
Follow the links on this page for great information about alcoholism and treatment, including intervention.

Alcohol Abuse & Addiction
Nearly 70% of people in the U.S. consumed alcohol last year, and though many people do so responsibly, almost 15 million people had an alcohol use disorder in 2019 alone. Alcohol abuse, addiction and dependence result in tremendous physical, mental, social and financial burdens, but those addicted often struggle to see the risks.  Read more…

Addiction Center
is your comprehensive addiction information hub. We are the definitive guide to the dangers of abusing alcohol, illicit drugs, prescription drugs and more. We review top treatment centers to help you find the one that gives you or your loved one the best chance at a successful recovery.

Thank you Tyler for providing the following link.

Addiction Guide
Addiction Guide is designed to be a reliable source of information about addiction, from how it happens to how to overcome it. Read More…

First Aid for Drug Overdoses
Even seemingly-benign over-the-counter medications can cause harmful effects if taken in excess. Overdoses can be fatal, especially with strong prescription medications or illegal drugs involved. Read more….
Thank you Dr. Mary for the link to your blog.

National USA Substance Use Disorder Treatment Locator
Mission: To reduce the impact of substance abuse by helping people locate proper addiction treatment.

Rehab Maps
This link provides a map of the U.S. making it easy to locate rehab locations. From

National Substance Addiction Support Groups
Support groups for all types of addictions allow people to join together with others who share similar experiences, backgrounds, and more…

Detox Local
At Detox Local we provide a nationwide directory of detox centers for both drugs and alcohol. As per our name, the focus is on detox centers near you. We have dozens of drug-specific guides that cover addiction, withdrawal, detox, and the specific risks and effective methods for detoxing from alcohol and different drugs. Read more…

Alcohol Addiction: Effects, Mental Health, and Relapse Prevention
When it comes to alcohol use disorder (addiction), every person’s situation is different…read more…

Depression and Alcohol
Alcohol abuse and depression are commonly connected among patients who receive a dual diagnosis…read more…
More from
Sobering up 
Alcohol effects (shakes, tremors)
Thank you Michelle for the above links.

Interactive Map of Drug Overdose Deaths
Drug overdose deaths are an unfortunate reality in the U.S., especially as these numbers continue to grow. While most people don’t intend to overdose, the reality is that everyone who engages in substance abuse is vulnerable…read more…

All Treatment –

Modern medicine understands that addiction to drugs or alcohol to be a chronic disease of the brain in which the reward system, memory, learning, motivation, and associated brain systems are changed, leading to compulsive behaviors around specific triggers, most often substances. Read More….

Addiction & Mental Health Resources for First Responders
Emergency responders are the first professionals on the scene after an accident, a medical emergency or even a mass-casualty incident. The unique pressure of a first responder more…

At, you can read our library of educational articles on recovering from alcohol and drug abuse and many treatment and support options. You can customize searches for rehab centers and treatment andcontact one of our professional counselors who can answer all your questions and get you started on your new drug-free life.

Find Addiction Treatment Centers Near You
If you or your loved one are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, you have come to the right place. Division On Addictions is an organization that was created for the sole purpose of helping those who are affected by an alcohol or drug addiction problem to locate a local rehab center near them.
Thank you Mary for this link.
Addiction isn’t a choice, and people suffering from it need help to recover. The disease is caused by a variety of factors and leads to long-term negative consequences that could be deadly. Effective treatment for drug addiction and behavioral addictions exists to help addicts recover.

An outpatient rehab facility can be very beneficial for individuals with a mild substance abuse problem who are serious about getting sober. They allow the freedom to continue working and caring for family while in recovery. Read more…Addiction Center.

Drug Rehab Connections
Drug Rehab Connections is a valuable, informational website that connects those in need with resources and support to get their lives back on track. Get the support you need today.

Living with a Rehabilitated Drug Addict
Drug abuse and addiction is a chronic problem anywhere in the world…read more
Thank you Suzanne for this link.

Family Roles in Addiction
As you read the heading of this section, you might begin to wonder how it’s possible for you to take the blame for someone’s addiction. We’re not saying you’re to blame, but there are ways that you can aid in a person continuing their addiction. Read More…

The Foundation for a Drug-Free World 
The Foundation for a Drug-Free World is a nonprofit public benefit corporation that empowers youth and adults with factual information about drugs so they can make informed decisions and live drug-free.

Choosing Alcohol Rehab – Choosing a rehab program is a life-changing decision. Luckily, there are thousands of qualified treatment facilities throughout America that can help end your struggle with addiction.

Financial Assistance for Those Recovering From Addiction
Financial hardship is common among those recovering from addiction, but there are resources that provide financial aid for drug rehab. Individuals in recovery have access to grants, non-profit and private programs, personal funding, and insurance to manage the expense of rehab.  Read More….

Talking to Your Teens About Marijuana and Other Drugs
No one is immune to the risks associated with drugs and alcohol. Kids may come into contact with drugs sooner than you expect, so it’s almost never too soon to begin talking about the dangers of drugs and addiction. Read more….
Thank you Henleigh and Martina for this informative link.

Talking to Teens About Drugs and Alcohol: A Guide for Parents
Drugs and alcohol are the dangers that can transform your kind, if sometimes difficult, teenager into a stranger you do not even recognize. It is hard to know exactly when to start talking to your teen about drugs and alcohol…Read More
Thank you Susan and Kelsey for this valuable link.
Drug Dangers is committed to providing information on a range of medications and medical devices that have serious complications.

The Real Facts about Drugs
Illicit drug use is estimated to cost $193 billion a year with $11 billion just in healthcare costs alone. This guide will explore the facts behind drug use and abuse, including in-depth resources you can use to help someone you love or care about, including children, teens, and seniors.

Guide to Alcohol Detoxing
This handy guide provides a detailed outline of what you can expect during an alcohol detox program.

About Pain Management
How physician anesthesiologists can help safely and effectively manage pain from surgery, injury or chronic conditions. People dealing with pain can have access to more high-quality information straight from physician anesthesiologists, pain medicine specialists who are especially skilled and experienced in taking care of people with chronic pain. Info about Opioid Treatment and Abuse and Non-Opioid Treatment.
Thank you Sarah

Social Media Addiction
Excessive Internet use correlates with social media addiction; while that might seem more benign than drugs or gambling addiction, don’t be mistaken. Social media addiction can still have adverse, devastating long-term mental health effects, just like any other addiction. Read more..
Thanks Rachel

Can a DNA test predict addiction?
It’s no secret that addiction is hereditary. If someone in your family struggles with addiction, your risk of developing an addiction is higher. Even more so if the person to whom you are related in a close relative, such as a parent. Read More…
Thanks Donna

Travelling to the UK?

Addiction, Mental Health, Housing and Financial Guide for Veterans
For our UK veteran friends…thanks for the link Lily
For our UK Friends

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Addiction Resources

American Society of Addiction Medicine

Yoga for Addiction Recovery   created by Symetria Recovery

Web of Addictions

Sober Recovery

Recovery Connection

Divorce Support

Laura’s Lee

Friends of Bill W
Great resource for AA information, prayers, principles, promises, and so much more

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