opioid use

Resources

Patient Resources

Here are some additional resources regarding addiction an addiction treatment. Please contact our LA-area psychiatry office for more information on how we can assist you with these newest advances in mental health treatments. Call (424)-376-3444 for an appointment with one of board certified physicians.

Patients and Families

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP):
ACCAP has a host of resources that are helpful to families dealing with substance use.
Children of Alcoholics Foundation provides information on alcohol and drug basics,
including resources for children and teens, adults, parents in recovery, and relatives
and other caregivers.

Substance Abuse Resource Center
ACCAP has a host of resources that are helpful to families dealing with substance use.

American Academy of Family Physicians: Patient Resource on Opioid Addiction
Children of Alcoholics Foundation provides information on alcohol and drug basics,
including resources for children and teens, adults, parents in recovery, and relatives
and other caregivers.

National Alliance on Mental Illness
The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better
lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

NIHA Parents and Educators Resources
Resources specifically geared toward parents and teachers.

Get Help – Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
A resource from The Partnership for parents of children struggling with alcohol
and other drug problems.

General Resources

NIDA: Addiction: What is it?
The National Institutes on Drug Abuse provides a basic overview of addiction and how drugs interact with the brain.

NIDA Drug Facts
Videos and information about the various illicit drugs commonly misused.

NIDA NM Assist
A self assessment tool used by substance use health providers to assess substance use. Great tool for patients to review prior to their doctor appointment.

Nueroscientifically Challenged
Great short videos about substance use disorders (among many topics) and how they affect brain biology.

Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Information

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

National Institute on Drug Abuse

ABPM: Addiction Medicine Subspeciality

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