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Resources for more information about Children of Alcoholics and Addicts

National Association for Children of Alcoholics

301-468-0985 |  http://www.nacoa.org

The people hurt most by drugs and alcohol don’t even use them: they are the CHILDREN of alcoholics and other drug-dependent parents. The National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA) believes that none of these vulnerable children should grow up in isolation and without support. NACoA is the national nonprofit 501(c)3 membership and affiliate organization working on behalf of children of alcohol and drug-dependent parents.

 

SAMHSA

 http://www.samhsa.gov

SAMHSA’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information

1-800-729-6686 |  http://ncadi.samhsa.gov

SAMHSA Radio Newsline

1-800-272-7723

The SAMHSA Radio Newsline provides broadcast-ready substance abuse news and public affairs reports. The audio spots feature sound bites from nationally recognized experts in the fields of substance abuse prevention and treatment and the effect of substance abuse on families. Broadcast ready news line reports (usually 60 to 90 seconds) can easily be folded into radio news or public affairs programming, or can serve as a source of quotes and sound bites for your own news coverage.

 

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator

1-800-662-HELP (4357) |  http://www.findtreatment.samhsa.gov

 

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism:

 http://www.niaaa.nih.gov

 

Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

1-888-4AL-ANON (425–2666) |  http://www.al-anon.alateen.org

 

Adapted from SAMHSA’s “Children of Alcoholics: A Guide to Community Action”.