Support for Addiction and Prevention in Africa

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Disclaimer: No official SAPTA endorsement but they can offer helpful advice

NACADA (Kenya): National Campaign Against Drug Abuse Authority

http://www.nacada.go.ke/

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (USA): National Clearinghouse for Information on Alcohol and Drug Abuse

http://ncadistore.samhsa.gov/catalog/

TIPS and TAPS National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Administration (USA)

http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/

UK/EC http://www.drugscope.org.uk/

http://www.nhs.uk/live-well/addiction/drug-addiction/

Daily Alcohol and Drug News Website (free newsletter)

http://www.dsdaily.org.uk/

Alcoholics Anonymous (Kenyan website)

http://aa-kenya.org/

Alcoholics Anonymous (official website)

http://www.aa.org/?Media=PlayFlash

12 Step Study Materials

Big Book Study

http://www.bigbookstepstudy.com/content.php

http://home.capecod.net/~rogerg/recovery/WkgAA.html

http://www.stepsbybigbook.net/

http://stepstudy.org/

http://addictionrecoverybasics.com/the-principles-behind-the-12-steps-of-addiction-recovery-podcast/

Narcotics Anonymous (official website)

http://na.org/

Alanon and Alateen (for family members and teens affected by spouse/partners alcoholism)

http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/

Join Together (Advancing Effective Alcohol and Drug Policy, Prevention and Treatment)

http://www.jointogether.org

Hazelden http://www.hazelden.org

Rethinking Drinking

http://rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/IsYourDrinkingPatternRisky/WhatsYourPattern.asp

National Institute of Drug Abuse

http://www.nida.nih.gov/

Learn the relationship of HIV and Drug Abuse

http://hiv.drugabuse.gov/

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)

http://www.ncadd.org/

Children and Teens: Information on Drugs and Alcohol

http://teens.drugabuse.gov/

http://www.narconon.org/

Addiction Magazine

http://addictiontreatmentmagazine.com/

Addiction Research and News

http://www.drugaddictiontreatment.com

University of Washington: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute (check out their Links for extensive listing of websites for: research; journals, treatment, training, governmental agencies, professional societies

http://depts.washington.edu/adai/index.html

NAADAC (National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Counselors) http: naadac.org

Recovery Management and Movement ( Bill White)

Behavioral Health Recovery Management (Publications on Recovery Management)

http://www.bhrm.org/index.htm

http://www.facesandvoicesofrecovery.org/

http://www.favor.za.org

S Africa Faces and Voices

http://www.favor.org.za/

Christian resources on alcohol and drug abuse

http://alcoholism.about.com/od/christ/Christian_Recovery_Resources.htm

http://christians-in-recovery.org/

http://www.alcoholicsvictorious.org/

http://www.isaac-international.org/

Children of Alcoholics

http://www.nacoa.net/

For ministers:  see http://www.nacoa.net/

For teachers:  see http://www.nacoa.net/

Parents (information on how to deal with children and teens)

http://www.theantidrug.com/

http://www.drugfree.org/

http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_4084726

Recovery Websites:

http://www.thesobervillage.com/toplist/

http://www.addictionsandrecovery.org/

http://www.sites.soberocity.com/ (list of best in recovery websites)

http://addictionrecoverybasics.com/

http://www.cleanandsobernotdead.com/

http://12-steps-recovery.com/

http://sober.gotop100.com/ (Recovery Director)

Recovery Radio Websites:

http://www.recoverynetradio.com/ (need permission to add)

http://www.take12radio.com/ (talk with director; former contact)

http://12stepradio.com/

Online Recovery Websites:

Recovery Forums:

http://www.12steprecovery.com/ (free membership)

http://intherooms.com/ (free global membership)

Addiction Recovery Podcasts:

http://podcast.recoverybroadcastnetwork.net/

http://www.recoverybroadcastnetwork.net/Podcast/index.html (hundreds of free podcasts)

12 Step Podcast Podcasts:  http://www.podcastdirectory.com/podcasts/16020  

Medical Podcasts on Addictions:

http://www.muschealth.com/multimedia/podcasts/index.aspx?type=topic

Recovery Blogs:

http://www.recoverystreet.com/

Wikipedia articles:

Addiction: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Addiction

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Addiction_Intervention

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Addiction_recovery_groups

Alcoholism: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcoholism

Behavioral Addiction: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Behavioral_addiction

Benzodiazepine (shang: taptaps):  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benzodiazepine_dependence

Cold Turkeyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_turkey

Cocaine Dependencyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cocaine_dependence

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compulsive_overeating

Disease Model of Addiction: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disease_model_of_addiction

Drughttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_policy

Drug Withdrawalhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Withdrawal  

Heroin: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heroin

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_sexual_addiction

Love Addiction http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Love_addiction

Love and Sex Addictionhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sex_and_love_addiction

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methadone

http://www.datehookup.com/content-sexual-addiction.htm

Nicotine Addictionhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicotine_addiction#Dependence_and_withdrawal

Physical Addiction: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physical_addiction

Pornography Addiction http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pornography_addiction

Problem Gamblinghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Problem_gambling

Sexual Addiction: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexual_addiction

Substance Abuse http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Substance_abuse

Substance Dependence: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Substance_dependence

Twelve Step Approachhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twelve-step_program

Video Game Addiction: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_game_addiction

Work Addictionhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Work_addiction

Other Addictions Resources:

Sexual and Pornography Addictions

Website of Dr. Patrick Carnes, leading expert on sex addictions, treatment and recovery

http://www.sexhelp.com/

http://www.recoverynation.com/

Christian Resource website:

http://www.blazinggrace.org/

http://www.safefamilies.org/pastorindividualstep6.php

Sexual Relationships Addiction

Gambling (official GA website)

http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/

Worthwhile Reading:

Nature of Addiction   http://www.thirteen.org/closetohome/science/html/leshner.htm

Addiction as brain disease:  http://www.thirteen.org/closetohome/science/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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