The Online Museum of African American Addictions, Treatment and Recovery was created by Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC, to serve as a central location for information about addictions, treatment, and recovery among African Americans.
This 2 minute video accompanies the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine’s report Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Save Lives.
This brochure provides introduction to Alateen, which provides supports to young people what have been affected by alcohol use of a family member or close friend.
A 2 page fact sheet about Al-Anon and Alateen, organizations that provide support to anyone affected by a relative or friend’s use of alcohol.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration substance use treatment locator website allows users to submit a zip code and receive a list of treatment providers near by.
The Connecticut Department of Public Health convened stakeholders over 2 years to discuss the impact that substance use has on the workforce and workplace and develop recommendations for human resource best practices around substance use disorder (SUD).
Sesame Street in Communities website about parental addiction provides resources for parents, caregivers, educators, and health care providers who help children with family members struggling with addiction. The website provides printable materials, videos and other resources designed to support children.
This website for the SAFE Project (Stop the Addiction Fatality Epidemic) provides evidence-based information, resources, and speakers to help individuals and groups address addiction in their communities. The Project has special focus campaigns to work with SAFE Campuses, SAFE Communities, and SAFE Veterans.
Young People in Recovery (YPR) was founded in 2010 by a group of young people, ages 18 to 30, who wanted to help others achieve and sustain recovery from addiction. YPR helps local communities create YPR chapters to provide education and support around recovery. They also develop life skills curriculum for individuals seeking or sustaining recovery and advocate for additional resources and programs for individuals in recovery, particularly youth and young adults.
This 2 minute video is from the Sesame Street in Communities series on parental addiction. The video features Elmo talking about his friend Karli’s mothers addiction and treatment. More videos and other resources from the Sesame Street in Communities program can be found on their website: https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/parental-addiction/.