Substance Abuse Resources
If you known someone who struggles with drug or alcohol addiction, you are no stranger to the challenging road to recovery ahead of them. It is estimated that about 17.6 million Americans (1) struggle with alcohol abuse every year, and there are an average of 20 million illegal drug users every month. These numbers indicate that an alarming number of people need help, whether they require professional treatment, peer support groups, or just some information on the impact drug and alcohol abuse has on an individual.
The following is a list of resources with the intention of spreading awareness on this issue.
The Secrets to Assisting an Alcoholic Family Member or Friend
Intervention: A Guide to Helping a Loved One Overcome Addiction
The Effects of Illegal Drugs on the Heart
Beyond a Hangovers: Understanding Alcohol’s Impact on You
Teen Drug Evolution: A Resource Guide for Parents
Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: What to Ask?
5 Benefits of Sobriety
I hope that these resources are beneficial to you.
Dean Sunseri is a Licensed Professional Counselor, specializing in Substance Abuse Counseling in Baton Rouge, Gonzales and New Orleans.