Alcoholism Treatment Organizations & Resources
Beyond Rehab Blog – One woman’s blog about her journey of overcoming addiction when traditional rehab didn’t work.
GoodTherapy.org is an association of counselors & therapists who believe people are equipped to transform the obstacles to optimum health and happiness. It has a good database of therapists and counselors from across the United States.
HAMS stands for Harm reduction, Abstinence, and Moderation. The HAMS Harm Reduction Network is a free of charge peer-led support group for people who use alcohol or other mood altering substances. HAMS supports every positive change. Whether your goal is safer use, reduced use, abstinence, or moderate use within specified guidelines, you will find a safe and supportive environment at HAMS.
Moderation Management (MM) is a behavioral change program and national support group network for people concerned about their drinking and who desire to make positive lifestyle changes.
LifeRing – Empower Your Sober Self
LifeRing is a network of support groups for people who want to be free of alcohol or addictive drugs. Like AA/NA, They are abstinence-based. LifeRing is a group for people who have learned through experience that the only solution that works for them is to abstain completely. Unlike AA/NA, they see the power to get clean and sober inside each person. Through the positive reinforcement of the group process, that power becomes dominant in each person and enables them to lead clean and sober lives.
Council for Secular Humanism – SOS
Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS) is an alternative recovery method for those alcoholics or drug addicts who are uncomfortable with the spiritual content of widely available 12-Step programs. SOS takes a reasonable, secular approach to recovery and maintains that sobriety is a separate issue from religion or spirituality.
SMART Recovery® offers free face-to-face and online mutual help groups. SMART Recovery® (Self-Management And Recovery Training) helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including: alcoholism, drug abuse, substance abuse, drug addiction, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, cocaine addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities. SMART Recovery® sponsors more than 300+ face-to-face meetings around the world, and 16+ online meetings per week.
This Web site was among the first sites dedicated to providing alternative theories of addictive behavior and change and also addiction information in general. The site offers an abundance of information about addictive behavior: theories of habit endurance and habit change as well as tips for effectively managing problematic habitual behavior.
The Eco Institute produces an excellent CD called “Balance” that really works! It is not a sleep CD but one that truly calms the mind. We recommend this to all our clients and both Ed and Mary Ellen use it regularly.
Drug and alcohol abuse & rehabilitation Thailand
Set in a lush tropical paradise on the banks of the River Kwai, Channah offers you a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) programme unlike anything available elsewhere in the world, and tailored to your needs.
Stinkin’ Thinkin’ was started with the intention of highlighting the quackery and abuse that is the foundation of the addictions treatment industry – with a view toward building community among people who are questioning the only game in town.