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SAMHSA's National HelplineExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  1-800-662-HELP (4357), is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service for individuals and family members facing mental health and/or substance use disorders. The helpline, available in English and Spanish, provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.

Alcoholism Prevention, Intervention, and Aftercare

The IHS Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) highlights navite-population addiction issues with information for patients and proviers.

The CDC Alcohol and Public Health siteExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  offers fact sheets, tools, guidelines, online media and other resources for preventing excessive alcohol consumption.

Al-Anon Family GroupsExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  is an organization that provides meetings and support to alcoholics, their families, and friends.

Alcoholics AnonymousExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  is an international organization that founded and continues to offer the 12-step program to support the recovery of alcoholics.

Drug Prevention, Intervention, and Aftercare

We are NativeExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov , operated by the Northwest Area Indian Health Board, aims to promote holistic health and positive growth in both locally and nationwide, and is a comprehensive health resource for Native youth, by Native youth, providing content on topics that matter to them most.

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD)Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  works on a national and a community level to reach people struggling with addiction.

From the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) website, Alcohol & Your HealthExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  offers facts and statistics, information on alcohol use disorders and on alcohol's effects on the body.

NIAAA's "Rethinking Drinking"Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  site offers calculators, quizzes, worksheets and other interactive tools to determine if one's drinking is becoming a problem and if so, what to do to make a change. "Rethinking Drinking," is available for download in booklet format, as well. The booklet "Rethinking Drinking," is available to order or for downloadExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov .

From NIH's National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Drugs of AbuseExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov , provides overviews, clinical and street names, facts on effects, usage trends and other information on the most commonly abused drugs. Prescription Drug AbuseExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  focuses on the nonmedical use and abuse of prescription drugs.

"NIDA for Teens"Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  is the institute's youth-focused site, with information, interactive quizzes, videos, and other tools for middle schoolers, high school students and educators about drug facts and effects.

Signs and symptoms of drug abuse and addiction and information on commonly abused drugs

From the Do It Now Foundation, Streettalk PamphletsExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  are a series of articles on commonly abused drugs, such as ecstasy, heroin, and crystal meth.

The Substance Abuse Symptoms ChecklistExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  from The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCCAD) of the San Fernando Valley, Inc., is a 12 point list of signs to look for in someone who may be abusing drugs or alcohol.

The Parent ToolkitExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov , from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, provides articles, tips, and resources for raising drug-free kids.