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Guide to Feeling Better
Guide to Feeling Better provides practical information on mental health, mental illness and substance abuse.
Northern Kentucky cable show: Guide to Feeling Better: Take Back the Night-Opioid Addiction:
(Please scroll down toward the bottom of the available shows to locate this episode.
Charlotte's (Casey's mom) segment begins at the 29:32 marker.)
The Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
CASA, a think tank that focuses on the study of all forms of substance abuse, and how it affects society.
Which stands for Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, Treatment and Education, serves 29 counties in southern and eastern Kentucky.
Signals is a drug prevention curriculum offering hope. Teaching tool with DVDs and interactive tools, tests, and materials for parents, youth workers
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC maintains several departments concerned with occupational safety and health. Online source for credible health information
ASAM - American Society of Addiction Medicine
ASAM is dedicated to improving access to care, as well as to increase its quality and effectiveness for patients and their families.
NIAAA - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
NIAAA supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment
NAABT - National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment
NAABT is a non-profit organization formed to help people find treatment for opioid dependency with suboxone (buprenorphine/naloxone)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration www.samhsa.gov/
SAMHSA works to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, and mental health services.
The Partnership for a Drug-Free America http://www.drugfree.org/Files/Intervention_Quick_Guide -
Intervention Quick Guide offers clarification on the term intervention and information about how to go about conducting one.
Coalition for a Drug-Free Cincinnati www.drugfreecincinnati.org/
Working neighborhood by neighborhood to build drug-free communities
Community Drug-Free Coalitions of America www.cadca.org/
The mission of CADCA is to strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities.
Addiction Services Council
Alcoholism Council of the Cincinnati Area-NCADD, promotes the prevention and treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction through advocacy and ducation.
NIDA - National Institute on Drug Abuse www.nida.nih.gov/
The mission of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is to lead the Nation bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
Intervention Resource Center www.interventioninfo.org
Use the Intervention Resource Center for assistance in finding a qualified intervention specialist in your area, call toll free.
Drug Free Action Alliance http://www.drugfreeactionalliance.org/
Bringing together people, groups, and resources to prevent substance abuse.
Creating a hub of programming and resources to help communities prevent the abuse of alcohol and the use of other drugs.
TheAntiDrug.com was created by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign to equip parents and other adult caregivers with the tools they need to raise drug-free kids.
NOPE Task Force
Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education http://www.nopetaskforce.org/
NOPE delivers personal, high-impact presentations that save lives
by speaking to young people and their families, about the deadly consequences of drugs
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