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Links & Resources & Videos

What is Addiction? (video) -  Very informative and helpful in understanding what the disease of addiction is.
Raising Awareness of Opioid Addiction (video) - Chasing the Dragon - a documentary from the FBI and DEA

Addiction and Mental Health Links
The following links are listed to further provide you with additional support options, educational information, and resource choices.

Recovery Support Groups and Online Options
Narcotics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous - Connecticut
Alcoholics Anonymous
Center for On-Line Addiction
Refuge Recovery
Web of Addictions
SMART Recovery
Women for Sobriety
White Bison
In The Rooms

Support Groups for Parents, Guardians, and Loved Ones
TriCircle Inc. - Southington - Hope and Support Group - 2nd and last Thursday of each month - 7:00 - 8:30 pm - Southington Youth Services, 196 North Main Street
TriCircle Inc. - East Haddam - Hope and Support Group - Last Wednesday of each month - 7:00 - 8:30 pm - Two Wrasslin' Cats, 374 Town Street, East Haddam, CT 06423
TriCircle Inc. - Durham/Middlefield - Hope and Support Group - 3rd Tuesday of each month - 7:00 - 8:30 pm - Middlefield Federated Church, 402 Main Street, Middlefield, CT 06455
The C.A.R.E.S. Group - Weekly Hope and Support Groups
All meetings are 7:00 - 9:00pm
Danbury C.A.R.E.S - Monday - C.A.R.E.S Office - 103 Mill Plain Road, Danbury, CT
Trumbull C.A.R.E.S - Tuesday - St. George Orthodox Church - 5490 Main St. Trumbull
New Milford C.A.R.E.S - Thursday - First Congregational Church - 36 Main St. New Milford
Shelton C.A.R.E.S - Thursday - Echo Hose Ambulance - 286 Howard Avenue, Shelton
Wolcott Crossroads Recovery Road, Friends and Family Support Group - Every Monday - 7:30 - 9:00pm - Wolcott Activities and Learning Center, 49 Todd Rd., Wolcott, CT 06716
Cope - Support - Hope - 2nd and last Thursdays of each month - 7:00pm - 9:00pm - Lynch Toyota of Manchester, 179 Tolland Turnpike, Manchester, CT
Wallingford - Hope and Support Group - (Wallingford Department of Youth and Social Services partnered with CBWLFD) - Every Monday(Facilitators on the 1st & 3rd Mondays only) - 7:00 - 8:30 pm - Yalesville United Methodist Church, 8 New Place Street, Wallingford, CT 06492
Nar-Anon
Al-Anon
Al-Ateen

Pregnant Women/Women with Small Children
New Life Program at CHR's Center of Excellence for Women / Women and Children

Depression
Bipolar Disorder News - Pendulum.org
Depression and How Therapy Can Help
Depression Screening
Depression Test, Symptoms of Depression, Signs of Depression

Anxiety Disorders
Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)
Answers to Your Questions About Panic Disorder
National Center for PTSD
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Mayo Clinic
International OCD Foundation

Medications and Health Supplements
Drug Interactions, Drugs.com
Drug Interactions, DIRECT
Medical Dictionary
Medications, FDA
Medication, Internet Mental Health
Medications, PDR
Medline, Comparison
Multivitamins

Bereavement, Grief, & Loss
Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing (GRASP)
The Compassionate Friends
Bereavement Group

Suicide Awareness and Hotlines
Connecticut Suicide Advisory Board
SAMHSA's Suicide Prevention
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Suicide: Read This First

Associations & Institutes
Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR)
Advocacy Unlimited
Toivo by Advocacy Unlimited
Greater Hartford Harm Reduction Coalition
Wolcott Crossroads, Inc.
Coalition for a Better Wallingford
The Roadway of Hope CT
Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Facing Addiction
South Central CT Substance Abuse Council
Shatterproof
Office of the Healthcare Advocate
Center for Progressive Recovery
American Counseling Association
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAMHSA's Substance Abuse/Addiction
SAMHSA's Treatment and Recovery
Mental Health America
National Institute of Mental Health
Center for Mental Health Services
Association for Psychological Science
American Psychological Association
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
American Psychiatric Association

Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Stigma Resources
Discrimination: A Roadblock to Recovery
Let's Call Stigma What It Is – Prejudice and Discrimination
The Anti-Stigma Project
I'm Not Ashamed
Active Minds
Anti-Stigma Homepage
BringChange2Mind
National Stigma Clearinghouse
No Kidding, Me Too!
NØStigmas
Not Without Us
SAMHSA's Resource Center to Promote Acceptance, Dignity, and Social Inclusion Associated with Mental Health (SAMHSA's ADS Center)
SAMHSA - What a Difference a Friend Makes
Stand Up For Mental Health Campaign
Stigma: Language Matters
Respectful Disability Language

Mental Health Care Links
Internet Mental Health
Let’s Talk Facts, APA
Mental Health Counselor Resources, About.com
Mental Help Net
PsychCentral.com
University of Michigan Health Library
Web Sites You Can Trust, Medical Library Association
Crisis Text Line - In the US and in crisis? Text HELLO to 741741.

Diagnosis
DSM-IV-TR: Diagnoses and Criteria
DSM-V: Resource Guide

Eating Disorders
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Something Fishy

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADDA - Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, NIMH
Born to Explore: The Other Side of ADD/ADHD

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
Childhelp USA®
SAMHSA's Children and Families
SAMHSA's Protection and Advocacy
Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse
The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website

Personality Disorders
Mental Help Net - Personality Disorders
Personality Disorders - Focus Adolescent Counselor Services

Chronic Fatigue
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Journals & Magazines
ADHD Report
Anxiety, Stress and Coping
Autism
Childhood
Contemporary Hypnosis
Dementia
Depression and Anxiety
Drug and Alcohol Review
Dyslexia
Early Child Development and Care
Eating Disorders
Educational Assessment
Journal of Gambling Studies
Journal of Happiness Studies
Journal of Mental Health and Aging
Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy
Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
Language and Cognitive Processes
Loss, Grief & Care
Metaphor and Symbol
Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Parenting
Personal Relationships
Personality and Individual Differences
Psychiatric Bulletin
Psychology of Men & Masculinity
Psychology Today
Stress and Health
Studies in Gender and Sexuality
Substance Abuse
Trauma, Violence & Abuse

Developmental Disorders
Asperger's Disorder
NeuroWeb
Yale Autism Program

Additional Mental Health Care & Counseling Resources
Disaster/Trauma
HIV/AIDS
Interpretation of Dreams
Keirsey (Myers-Briggs) Temperament Sorter
Signs of Menopause, Symptoms of Menopause
6 Things to Consider If Your Child Goes to Jail

Dissociation and Traumatic Stress
Sidran Traumatic Stress Institute

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