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Alabama Department of Mental Health

Substance Abuse Services Division


Faces and Voices of Recovery

Faces and Voices of Recovery is mobilizing Americans in recovery and their allies to end discrimination, broaden social understanding and achieve a just response to addiction as a public health crisis.

Join Together.org

Join Together is a national web based organization with a host of resources to support people in advancing effective alcohol and drug policy, prevention and treatment.


AADAA

The Alabama Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association certifies Alcohol & Drug Counselors, Prevention Specialist, Criminal Justice Professionals and Clinical Supervisors. Great resource for training.

The Pathfinder Inc.

The mission of The Pathfinder is to help chemically dependant men and women learn daily living skills that lead to a responsible, clean and sober way of life.


The Phoenix House

The Phoenix House, Inc. of Tuscaloosa, Alabama is a free-standing, non-profit halfway house. The Phoenix House provides opportunities for addiction recovery in both residential and outpatient levels of care.

Women For Sobriety

Women for Sobriety, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions.


Methadone Support

"From a clinical perspective, few practitioners experience the satisfaction of participating in a process that restores and enhances quality of life to the extent seen in methadone treatment. After more than thirty years, I marvel at the corrective properties of methadone on the human brain as seen in the wonderful changes that occur."

Street Drugs

Street Drugs.org provides a no nonsense approach to understanding drug trends, types and effects.


Century Council

The Century Council is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to reducing drunk driving and underage drinking problems. Funded by America's leading distillers.

Do It Now

If you are looking for a sermon about the evils of drugs, you won't find it here. The Do It Now Foundation provides straight, clear data about drugs designed for the average reader. They relentlessly update their information.


DrugAbuse.gov

The National Institute on Drug Abuse is the Federal Government?s web site with information about research on drug abuse.

Higher Education Center

The Higher Education Center is the major national resource providing a variety of services to help prevent alcohol and drug problems in higher education.


Health.org

This site is the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information. If its related to alcohol and drug issues, then they should know about it.

White Bison is a proud facilitator of the Wellbriety Movement. Wellbriety means to be sober and well. Wellbriety teaches that we must find sobriety from addictions to alcohol and other drugs and recover from the harmful effects of drugs and alcohol on individuals, families and whole communities. The "Well" part of Wellbriety is the inspiration to go on beyond sobriety and recovery, committing to a life of wellness and healing everyday.

Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

Fourteen years ago, Saddleback Church launched Celebrate Recovery with 43 people. It was designed as a program to help those struggling with hurts, habits and hang-ups by showing them the loving power of Jesus Christ through a recovery process. Celebrate Recovery has helped more than 7,500 people at Saddleback, attracting over 70% of its members from outside the church. Eighty-five percent of the people who go through the program stay with the church and nearly half serve as church volunteers.


Every addict in the world has the chance to experience our message in his or her own language and culture and find the opportunity for a new way of life.

Our program of recovery was adapted from the program developed by Alcoholics Anonymous in 1935. Like AA (with which we are not affiliated), we use the Twelve Step recovery method, which involves service to others as a path towards recovery from addiction. We feel that one addict talking to another can provide a level of mutual understanding and fellowship that is hard to obtain through other methods. The fact that an individual has recovered from their addiction, and is freely passing this experience on to the next person, is a powerful message for someone who is desperately searching for an answer to their own addiction. There emerges a bond among us that transcends all other social boundaries. We hold regular meetings to further this fellowship, and to allow new members to find us and, perhaps, the answers they seek.


Al-anon/Alateen

For over 55 years, Al-Anon (which includes Alateen for younger members) has been offering strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers. It is estimated that each alcoholic affects the lives of at least four other people... alcoholism is truly a family disease. No matter what relationship you have with an alcoholic, whether they are still drinking or not, all who have been affected by someone else’s drinking can find solutions that lead to serenity in the Al-Anon/Alateen fellowship.

White House Drug Policy badge � www.WhiteHouseDrugPolicy.gov 



White House Drug Policy Drugged Driving � www.WhiteHouseDrugPolicy.gov/druggeddriving/ 

ONDCP information about preventing and reducing prescription drug abuse � www.WhiteHouseDrugPolicy.gov/ 



 

 

 

Quick Contact

Tel: 256-796-4490
Email: formll@msn.com


Contact us if:

You or someone you know or care about suffers from the disease of addiction

If you would like to help start a local chapter of Alabama Voices for Recovery

If you would like to join the advocacy efforts of FORMLL