Addiction and the Family: Healing and Recovery - Webcast
Children of alcohol-and drug-addicted parents or guardians are profoundly affected by living with this experience. The show will examine intergenerational vulnerability and the risks involved for alcohol and other substance use disorders by the sons and daughters of addiction-prone homes. Family patterns, denial, and the elements for reaching recovery will be discussed as well as current trends in family interventions and programs.
Book | Addiction: Why Can't they Just Stop?
Addiction, a companion book to the HBO® documentary, contains new and innovative research about addiction that cannot be found in any other book on the subject. It also features new material not included in the documentary, including testimonials, original photographs and other images, and numerous significant theories and treatments of addiction.
Book: Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
Although the journey of the subtitle seems too dreadful to experience, even vicariously, Playboy contributing editor Sheff’s intense memoir is hard to put down. Beyond the visceral torture of helplessly watching Nic, his adolescent son, descend deep into the rabbit hole of addiction, Sheff confesses to the ubiquitous parental habit of second-guessing every decision he has made throughout Nic’s life, especially the ones he is forced to make as he tries to help the young man get and stay clean.
Book | Bridging the Gap: A Guide to Drug Treatment in the Juvenile Justice System
Working with nationally recognized juvenile justice and treatment experts, Drug Strategies has developed a comprehensive guide to drug treatment in the juvenile justice system. Bridging the Gap helps juvenile court judges, counselors, parents and other concerned adults make more informed decisions about treatment for juvenile offenders.
Book: Moments of Clarity
On February 17, 1986, after years of addiction and self-destruction, Christopher Kennedy Lawford reached a turning point in his life, one that would mark the beginning of his long road to recovery. In his New York Times bestselling memoir, Symptoms of Withdrawal, he chronicled his deep descent into near-fatal drug and alcohol addiction, and his subsequent hard-won journey back to sobriety, which he has maintained for more than twenty years. The Before and the After. But before and after what? What happened at that point in time to trigger the understanding within himself that he had to change? What finally forces any person to choose life over death?
Films | Addiction Flix- Popular Movies about Addiction
Addiction Flix is provided as an educational service by National Substance Abuse Index, as part of our committment to providing resources addressing all aspects of substance abuse.
Forums/Chat/Blog | One Health
Find friends in Recovery through sober forums, chat and blog. 28,746 Active members.
Multimedia for purchase about: 12 Step, intervention, co-occurring disorders, preventing relapse, spirituality and curricula.
Journal | AA Grapevine
The AA Grapevine is the international journal of Alcoholics Anonymous. Written, edited, illustrated, and read by AA members and others interested in the AA program of recovery from alcoholism, the Grapevine is a lifeline linking one alcoholic to another. Also available in Spanish language.
Media | Intervention 911
Before the A&E show's debut, the subject of addiction had been without a central brand or identity. Due to Ken Seeley's role as interventionist on the show-and the media's ever-widening spotlight on what he does-he's since become "The Face" for the disease through his groundbreaking work in the field of addiction. He's become a consistent regular in the media, frequently turned to for advice and expertise about addiction, especially celebrities dealing with the disease.
Music | Road Recovery
ROAD RECOVERY brings entertainment industry professionals and/or teenagers who are involved in ROAD RECOVERY’s Performance Workshops Programs that describe and share their first-hand experience dealing with addiction or other adversities in their lives. Their programs and services include: Live Concerts and Events, Masters Class Series, Sober Crew Personnel, Educational Seminars and Recovery Sobriety meetings. ROAD RECOVERY empowers young people of all backgrounds to face their struggles and helps them develop comprehensive life skills, guided by professionals and supported by a community of like-minded peers.
Next Step Radio
Hosted by Burk Lewis on AM950 Air America Radio in Minnesota. Podcasts can be downloaded of the weekly shows. Shows include topics such as: Medical Aspects of Addiction, Couples in Recovery and Family Issues Related to Addiction. Radio podcasts are archived and available since June 2006.
NIDA Media Resource Guide | PDF
Recent scientific advances have revolutionized our understanding of drug abuse and addiction. The majority of these advances, which have dramatic implications for how to best prevent and treat addiction, have been supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). NIDA supports more than 85 percent of the world’s research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction.
Racing for Recovery
This documentary chronicles Todd Crandell's own 13-year struggle with drugs and alcohol nearly destroyed his life, devastating relationships with family and friends and shattering the promise of a professional hockey career.
Recovery is Everywhere
Recovery from addiction happens every day in neighborhoods, communities and our country. Clean and sober people are all around--in the workplace, at church, and in day-to-day life. This website is dedicated to spreading the message. Lot's of recovery information, posters and ads.
Recovery Radio Network
The Recovery Radio Network is a collection of Internet based radio stations providing recovery speakers, Twelve-Step workshops and, important insights from the medical profession "on demand" in a streaming media format.
Recovery Solutions Magazine
A publication dedicated to bringing cutting edge information and offer insight to readers and their loved ones about the disease of addiction by providing practical tips on how to win the battle against drugs through scientific knowledge of addiction and offering wisdom from real people who have discovered their own unique ways to conquer the disease of addiction.
Reelizations Media -Drug Abuse Intervention Addiction Treatment Education Videos
Reelizations Media provides video resources for drug abuse intervention and addiction treatment and education. Videos and other addiction educational resources help alcohol and drug addiction rehabilitation counselors, life skills coaches, clinical directors, therapists, social workers, and psychologists who work in hospitals, prisons, jails, correctional institutions, drug treatment centers, halfway houses, shelters, mental health centers, county governments, community centers, and addiction treatment programs. Videos also available in Spanish.
Free videos about addiction recovery, drug rehab, pain killer addiction, sobriety and everything in between.
The Reconstructors is a problem-based adventure game engaging the player in the role of scientist, historian, geographer, and detective. Structured into several consecutive episodes, each with its own learning objectives, the game will help the player make better, more informed health choices when it comes to avoiding drugs of abuse. Also in Spanish.
Video | HBO Addiction Documentary Series
Through the lenses of several highly accomplished documentary filmmakers, the current state of addiction in America is explored in nine segments, punctuated by the latest thinking on treatment and recovery by leading experts on drug and alcohol addiction.
A play on drug addiction, alcoholism and recovery. The players depict substance abuse and entering a 12-step program.