RESOURCES – Support for the Addicted Child

Above the Influence

Join the movement empowering young people to recognize and face the influences around us, including the pressure to abuse drugs and alcohol.


LifeRing Secular Recovery is an abstinence-based, worldwide network of individuals seeking to live in recovery from addiction to alcohol or to other non-medically indicated drugs.

She Recovers

An international movement of women (self-identified) in or seeking recovery from a wide variety of issues, including substance use disorders and other behavioral health issues, trauma, abuse, codependency, cancer, grief, low self-esteem, perfectionism and other life challenges.

Teen Lifeline

Teen Lifeline began in 1986 as a Peer Counseling Suicide Hotline for youth in Arizona, but since then we’ve grown into so much more! Our programs include life skills development, community education and prevention services.

Alcoholics Anonymous

An international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. Their stated purpose is to enable “members to stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety”.

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous is a nonprofit fellowship of people in recovery from drug addiction.

SMART Recovery

A program to help people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including: alcoholism, drug abuse, drug addiction, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities.

Workit Health

Start addiction treatment in seconds with board-certified doctors, therapists, and coaches over live chat and video.

Addiction Center

The impact of substance abuse in college.

College Drinking

Harmful and underage college drinking are significant public health problems, and they exact an enormous toll on the intellectual and social lives of students on campuses across the United States.

College Parents Matter – Have The Conversation

Tools and scripts to improve communication with your college student.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse in College-Age & Young Adults

Features the most recent Monitoring the Future national survey results on substance use in this age group, including patterns of marijuana and alcohol use, nicotine use, and non-medical use of prescription drugs.

ProjectKnow – Understanding Addiction

High School Student Substance Abuse in the United States and Europe.

The Checkup: Meltdown U. And Mental Health Tips For Parents Of College Kids
Explores the mental health of college students.
Association of Recovery Schools

Adolescent Substance Misuse Trends Shown by a Recent Nationwide Study.

College Drinking – Changing The Culture

This is your one-stop resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students.

Understanding Drug and Alcohol Addiction on College Campuses

Prevalence of Adolescent Substance Misuse

Adolescent Substance Misuse Trends Shown by a Recent Nationwide Study.

SAMHSA – Parent Resources
Check out these resources to help you start—and keep up—the conversation about the dangers of drinking alcohol and using other drugs at a young age.
ULifeline – Your Online Resource for College Mental Health

Your online resource for college mental health.

Addiction Resource Center
Treatment and recovery support near you.
PAARI—The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative
The Police Assisted Addiction & Recovery Initiative (PAARI) provides support and resources to help law enforcement agencies nationwide create non-arrest pathways to treatment and recovery.
SAMHSA – Treatment Locator
Find alcohol, drug, or mental health treatment facilities around the country, confidentially and anonymously.
Hope Not Handcuffs
An initiative started by Families Against Narcotics (FAN), aimed at bringing law enforcement and community organizations together in an effort to find viable treatment options for individuals seeking help to reduce dependency with drugs and alcohol.
SAMHSA – Medication Assisted Treatment
Medication-assisted treatment (MAT), including opioid treatment programs (OTPs), combines behavioral therapy and medications to treat substance use disorders.
Camp Erin (a part of the Eluna network)

Camp Erin is the largest national bereavement program for youth grieving the death of a significant person in their lives.

No child should face the struggle of the death of someone close to them or substance abuse in their family alone, and our unique programs bring kids together to ease their pain and provide the tools to help restore hope.