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Web SiteAlcohol and Other Drug Information for Teens
http://www.child.net/drugalc.htmThis link will open in a new window.
This informational page by the National Children's Coalition offers facts about drugs and alcohol, teen recovery groups, and a drug and alcohol resource center.

OrganizationNational Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence (NCADD)
http://www.ncadd.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This organization provides education, information, and help in the fight against alcohol and other drug addictions. Call: (800) NCA-CALL

OrganizationNational Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
http://www.nida.nih.govThis link will open in a new window.
NIDA offers a science-based drug abuse education program for students, news, information, and resources.

Web SiteTobaccoFree.org
http://www.tobaccofree.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This site includes links to online anti-smoking resources.

OrganizationNational Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
http://www.niaaa.nih.govThis link will open in a new window.
This branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) leads efforts to reduce alcohol-related problems through research and education. The website includes related news, publications, clinical trials, and FAQs.

OrganizationAl-Anon/Alateen
http://www.al-anon.alateen.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This is a support group for family members and friends of alcoholics. Call: (888) 4AL-ANON

OrganizationAlcoholics Anonymous (AA)
http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.orgThis link will open in a new window.
AA's primary purpose is to carry the message of recovery for alcoholics. AA also lists symptoms of specific drugs and offers literature on sobriety and drinking.

Telephone NumberAlcohol and Drug Problems Association of North America
The Alcohol and Drug Problems Association of North America addresses the prevention and recovery of alcohol and substance abuse. Call: (314) 589-6702

OrganizationSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
http://www.samhsa.gov/This link will open in a new window.
This federal agency strives to improve the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses. Call: (800) 789-2647.

Web SiteAddiction Help Line
http://www.addiction-help-line.comThis link will open in a new window.
Submit a request for a referral on this site, and it will help direct you to the nearest and most appropriate treatment centers.

OrganizationNarcotics Anonymous (NA)
http://www.na.orgThis link will open in a new window.
NA is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts. Call: (818) 773-9999

OrganizationNational Mental Health Association (NMHA)
http://www.nmha.orgThis link will open in a new window.
NMHA works to improve the mental health of all Americans through advocacy, education, research, and service.

OrganizationStudents Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
http://www.sadd.orgThis link will open in a new window.
SADD is a peer leadership organization dedicated to preventing underage drinking, other drug use, impaired driving, and destructive decisions.

OrganizationAmerican Council for Drug Education
http://www.acde.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The ACDE is a prevention and education agency against substance abuse. This website includes a helpful list of symptoms associated with specific drugs.