NCCA is now a service of Guest House.

NCCA is now a service of Guest House. 

To request a complimentary prayer booklet titled, “Prayers & Reflections for Addicted Person’s and Their Loved Ones”, a current calendar or book marker or for requests for a possible workshop in your area, contact Colleen Richards at crichards@guesthouse.org.  For guidance to help those suffering with addictions contact Terry Sullivan at tsullivan@guesthouse.org. cover

For information regarding Substance Addiction Ministry training contact-Erik A. Vagenius at samscripts@me.com or 561-373-3854.  Website www.samscripts.org.

Additional information regarding Guest House can be obtained by visiting  our website guesthouse.org.

Listed below are some helpful resource links:

Click HERE to access a Chart of Commonly Abused Drugs (from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).

Click HERE to access more information about Emerging Drugs

http://www.nacoa.org/
National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA)advocates for all children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug dependencies

Father Martin’s Ashley Compassionate Treatment for Alcoholism & Drug Addiction
NCCA Recommended Treatment Center

Al-ANON
Official site of Al-Anon/Alateen that helps families struggling with addiction of a loved one.

Alcoholics Anonymous
Official site of Alcoholics Anonymous World Services

Guest House
Priests, deacons, brothers and sisters suffering from addictions have a place to turn to.

Cocaine Anonymous
Cocaine Anonymous World Services

Narcotics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous World Services

Calix Society
Calix is an association of Catholic alcoholics who are maintaining their sobriety through affiliation with and participation in the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Venerable Matt Talbot
Site devoted to Ven. Matt Talbot, a model for addicts.

Recovery Weekend
Information about an observance, begun in the Archdiocese of New York, as a day of prayer for those suffering with and recovering from addictions.

www.casacolumbia.org
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University.

cedar.pharmacy.pitt.edu
Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research

www.drugscope.org.uk
Drug Scope, a UK centre of expertise on drugs.

http://www.edc.org/
Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Drug Prevention, U.S. Department of Education

www.fadaa.org
Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association

www.ias.org.uk
The Institute of Alcohol Studies, sponsored by the UK Temperance Alliance Ltd, an educational charity.

www.drugfree.org/join-together
Join Together Online, a project of the Boston University School of Public Health, is a national resource for reducing substance abuse and gun violence.

www.nhlbi.nih.gov
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
of the National Institute of Health

www.hhs.gov
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

http://www.samhsa.gov/
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

http://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/
SAMHSA Treatment Facility Locator

http://www.rehabinfo.net/
dedicated to providing comprehensive information about addiction, treatment options and the path to full recovery

http://www.rwjf.org
Substance Abuse Resource Center
of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

http://www.miraresearch.org/understanding/statistics/

Drug Abuse and Mental Illness: Likely Conditions
Certain mental conditions are frequently associated with addiction.  To learn more about mental illness, the Mental Illness Research Institute (MIRA)  website is helpful .

 http://www.recoveryconnection.org/

Addiction Helpline from Recovery Connection.org

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/substance-abuse-in-college/

Recognizing, understanding and combating substance abuse in college

Additional links:

The Science of Addiction

 20 Secret Signs of Addiction

 Suicidal Thoughts and Alcohol Abuse: Tackling Both Problems Head On

 Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction

 The Benefits of a Sober Summer and How to Achieve Them

 7 Tips for Mothers of Adult Addicts

 Addiction in the Waiting Room: How to Go to the Doctor in Sobriety