Substance Abuse Resources for Patients


Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has a tool called the Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator. It is an on-line source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.

MinnesotaHelp is a statewide online resource for drug abuse information.  The site provides chemical health education and resources for providers, families, and individuals.  Information includes drug abuse treatment programs, crisis intervention, counseling, support groups, and help for families.

Dose of Reality: Prevent Prescription Painkiller Abuse in Minnesota

A public awareness, education, and prevention effort by the Office of the Minnesota Attorney General and the Anoka County Attorney’s office to communicate proper use, storage, and disposal of prescription painkillers.

The Medicine Abuse Project

Launched in 2012 by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, the Medicine Abuse Project is a website includes information about prevention of prescription drug abuse, painkiller addiction, and over-the-counter (OTC) medicine abuse. It provides information about how to dispose of medicine and how to safeguard the medicine in your home, as well as lists medicine abuse facts and includes comprehensive information about the most abused prescription drugs.

NIDA - National Institute on Drug Abuse

Step-by-Step guides on what to do if you or someone you know has a problem with drugs

NIDA for TEENS- National Institute for Drug Abuse for Teens

Materials and resources for teens, middle or high school teachers, and parents to facilitate learning about the effects of drug abuse on the brain, body, and lives of teens.




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