Lists resources for those experiencing alcohol dependence; helps individuals find and join a local chapter.
Discusses mental health as a topic area, offering an overview of the issue along with recommendations for improving access to care.
Serves as a leading national addiction recovery advocacy organization promoting policies that are grounded in science, compassion, and health.
Provides education on misperceptions surrounding addiction; recently merged with the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence (NCADD).
Provides information about substance use from the Drug Enforcement Administration for parents, educators, and caregivers.
Offers guidance for recognizing mental health issues and starting conversations with friends and family members, educators, and faith and community leaders, among others.
Provides education and advocacy programs for those affected by mental disorders, including a toll-free helpline for families in communities throughout the United States.
Lists resources for those experiencing substance use disorders; helps individuals find and join a local chapter.
Offers tools and training materials for community, school, and family interventions related to alcohol use and misuse.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism,
Offers a comprehensive, easy-to-use strategy for finding evidence-based alcohol treatment services for an adult loved one.
Offers tools and training materials for community, school, and family interventions and other substance use programming.
Details a step-by-step guide on what to do if you or a loved one has a problem with drugs.
Conducts research for the advancement of addiction treatment and recovery.
Contains resources on evidence-based substance use prevention programs in rural communities.
Provides a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for mental and substance use disorders.
Provides information and best practices on programs in mental health services, substance use prevention, and addiction treatment at the national, state, and local levels.
Connects families of young people with substance use disorders to resources and support.
SAMHSA’s National Helpline 1-800-662- HELP (4357) or 1-800-487- 4889 (TDD): Provides a 24/7, 365-daya-year information and treatment referral service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and substance use disorders.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support for people is distress, prevention and crisis resources and best practices for professionals.
System of Care across Tennessee seeks to ensure that children, youth, young adults and families in Tennessee receive services and supports that are family driven, youth guided, culturally and linguistically responsive, and community based.
Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) is the statewide organization responsible for implementing the Tennessee Strategy for Suicide Prevention as defined by the 2001 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. www.tspn.org
The Tennessee Association of Alcohol, Drugs and Other Addictions (TAADAS) website includes a wealth of materials about addiction.
The Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations website includes an interactive map with access to behavioral health services and an ongoing list of many conferences.
The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services has many recovery resources on their website.
Advocates for the mental health and wellness of urban families and communities.