Resources

Online Alcohol Screening Resources

AUDIT (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test)
12 question self-test with assessment

CAGE Questionnaire:
4 question self-test assessment

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
"Rethinking Drinking" assessment of drinking habits & tools to cut back



Mutual-help Groups:

Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.)
Local meeting finder (United States and Canada)
Online meeting finder
General Service Office: 212-870-3400

SMART® Recovery (meetings listed)
email: info@smartrecovery.org
national office: 440-951-5357

Women for Sobriety, Inc. (WFS)
(meetings are not listed on website)
national office: 215-536-8026 (for meeting location/times)



Support Groups for the Relatives, Friends and Loved Ones of Alcoholics:

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)
national office: 310-534-1815

Al-Anon/Al-Ateen
national office: 1-888-4AL-ANON



Professional Specialized Treatment

For specialized addiction treatment options you can contact your physician, current therapist or psychiatrist, health insurance company, local health department, or employee assistance program. However, if you are unable to obtain a specialist or treatment center through those means, then the following are some referral options:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Treatment facility locator

Recovery and treatment resources: Chooper’s Guide

American Psychological Association (therapy)
1-800-964-2000
(ask for your state's APA number and request to find psychologists with addiction specialties)

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (medication treatment)
1-401-524-3076

Association of Intervention Specialists (Interventionists)

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Descriptions of types of addiction treatment

Frequently asked questions about addiction treatment



Inspirational Stories of Addiction and Recovery:

New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services “I Am Recovery” Website

“Crying Out Now” blog featuring women’s stories



Relevant Research:

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University(CASA)

Publication: 2001 “So Help Me God: Substance Abuse, Religion and Spirituality”

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Publications:

2007 “The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking”

2007 “The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking, What it Means to You: A Guide to Action for Families”

Journal of Drug and Alcohol Dependence:
2007 research summary “Five Distinct Subtypes of Alcoholism Identified”

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