Addiction Resources

American Psychiatric Assoc.
Publishing. 2013. Definition of Addiction DSM-5. American Psychiatric Publishing; 5th edition. DSMS  

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services AdministrationSAMHSA and the Mental and Substance Use Disorders in America:

National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) for 2017, of the 18+ population 

Addiction Articles and New Book by Dr. Parks:

COVID-19/Mental Health Crises: Holistic Understanding & Solutions – Dr. Parks’ New Book

The Heart Addiction Connection

Addictions Uncovered

ASAM American Society of Addiction Medicine
All rights reserved., 11400 Rockville Pike, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20852, and Phone: 301.656.3920 Fax: 301.656.3815 2017. “Definition of Addiction ASAM.”

CASA. “The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse.”

 2021 guide on Veteran Substance Abuse, which I titled “A War on Home Soil.”
College Smoking

CSE —  “Center for Spiritual Emergence.”

DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen, MD.
2017. “Needs Your Help To Fight Opioid Epidemic,” March 7.

Elinore F. McCance-Katz, MD, Ph.D.
Chief Medical Officer, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, MD.  “PHARMACOTHERAPIES FOR OPIOID USE DISORDERS, Audio-Digest Volume 44, Issue 20 October 21, 2015, from the 20th Annual Psychopharmacology Update,” sponsored by the Nevada Psychiatric Association.

Frank Lawlis (Author), Laura Martinez.
2015. Psychoneuroplasticity Protocols for Addictions: A Clinical Companion for The Big Book. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 10, 2015.

Healing Resource.
2017. “Addiction Treatment Resource.”

Hugh Myrick, MD
Vice Chair, Outreach Operations, and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. 2016. “ALCOHOL ADDICTION, Pharmacologic Treatment of Alcohol Addiction, Audio-Digest Volume 45, Issue 22, November 21, 2016,” Recorder lecture for Audio-Digest in Psychiatry

research has shown that too much use can result in long-term negative mental health issues. Some negative aspects include cyberbullying, lowered self-esteem, and increased feelings of depression and isolation.

WEBSERV has a resource page on social media addiction to not only educate users on the negative aspects of social media but also as a helpful tool for families and teens to use, who heavily rely on these platforms for approval and validation.  Research has shown that too much use can result in long-term negative mental health issues. Some negative aspects include cyberbullying, lowered self-esteem, and increased feelings of depression and isolation. You can see the Webserv’s resource here:

Medication Assistant Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Addiction – YouTube on MAT program by Bain Goodlett:                                : 

Marc Schuckit, MD
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine. 2014. “Alcohol Use Disorder, Audio Digest, Volume 43, Issue 19, October 7, 2014,” presented at the 19th Annual Psychopharmacology Update, Sponsored by the Nevada Psychiatric Association, Nevada Psychiatric Association


2016. “Drugs for Physical and Emotional Pain Change Your Brain.” Blog. January 28.

2017a. “America’s Struggle With Opioid Addiction.” April 15.

2017b. “Drug Overdoses Are the 9th Leading Cause of Death in the US.” April 19.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

NIDA, “National Institute on Drug Abuse,”

Parents’ Guide to Helping Teens Recover from Addiction

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
2017. “Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.” .

Petros Levounis, MD, MA
Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and Chief of Service, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Newark, NJ. 2015. “Pharmacologic  Management of  Addiction,  Audio-Digest in Psychiatry Volume 44, Issue 05, March 7, 2015, sponsored by Albany Medical College, March 7.

Ron Parks, MD.
2016. “Neuroplasticity – Recovery & Transformation.” Integrative Psychiatry | Psychiatry Online | Ron Parks, MD. July 27. .

“SBIRT: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment.” SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration,
“Mental and Substance Abuse – SAMHSA.”

Teen Substance Abuse & Addiction: Warning Signs & Effects of Using

Arizona EDU Substance Abuse Resource Guide:

Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A., and 19th U.S. Surgeon General.

AUDIT – Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test.” .

William Yvorchuk, MD
Assistant Professor and Chief of Pain and Addiction Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Audio-Digest in Psychiatry Volume 44, Issue 03  February 7, 2015. 2015. “NEUROBIOLOGY OF PAIN AND ADDICTION  Vero Beach, Fla.

The Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Administration38 (SAMHSA) can be contacted 24 hours a day at – an organization connecting people to the treatment resources they need

Resources and Articles from contributors: 

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The Ultimate Guide to Quit Smoking, Permanently

Keeping Kids, Pets, and Seniors Safe from Cigarette Smoke at Home

How to Handle Withdrawal Symptoms and Triggers When You Decide to Quit Smoking

Sugar Addiction in Sobriety: Why It Happens + 13 Tips How to Break It

Establishing a Fitness Routine in Recovery

7 Signs You’re Exercising Too Much

Managing Anger as a Tool to Maintain Abstinence

Resources recommended by and Megan McDaniel – an organization connecting people to the treatment resources they need

Resources  recommended by Brittany Lewis

Resource recommended by Joseph Rex

Resource recommended by Jane Thompson:

Resource recommended by Kellie Moore: 

Resource  recommended by Bradley Miller: see guide

Resource recommended by Frederick Mitchell:  LGBTQ+ Community and Substance Use Disorder and see the guide –

Resource recommended by Veronica Walsh: 

Resource recommended by David Wright:

Resource recommended by Emily Sanders: see guide

Resource recommended by Sara Connelly: see guide

Abbeycare Foundation. Offering up-to-date and helpful information about addiction.

Rehab Spot — a free web guide that educates on the numerous aspects of substance use, addiction, and recovery:

Teen Addiction Resource – The Teen Recovery Village:

Article by Dale Vernor – click here for article: “Healing Addiction with Holistic
Resources  recommended by  Jill Palmer and her article

Resources recommended by Grace Jackson, Mental Health Advocate:

Resources from other contributors:

Addiction Resources | Addiction Group

Addiction Resource – Addiction Treatment And Rehabs

Home – AARC (

Signs of Addiction – Spot the Danger – Blueprints for Recovery

Drugs and Alcohol – Which Combinations are the Most Lethal? – Blueprints (

Drug Overdose Death Statistics – US Interactive Map (

Veterans and Addiction Risk – Mesothelioma Veterans Center

Mesothelioma Hope – Providing Hope for Mesothelioma Patients & Families(see above link also)

Welcome to Health Vista

Disclosing a Mental Health Condition to Others

How Parents Can Prevent Drug Abuse

Disability, Substance Abuse & Addiction

The Comprehensive Guide to Home Accessibility for People with Disabilities in Recovery

Financial Burdens of Mental Health and Addiction Treatment

The Guide To Keeping Your Home Through Debilitating Disease

8 Ways to Prevent Relapse

Healing After the Passing of Your Parent: How to Nurture Your Grief Without Drugs or Alcohol

Losing Top Executives with Addiction is Costing You Money (

Complete guide to screen addiction | Compare the Market

Heroin Addiction Guide | Withdrawal Symptoms – Green Hill Recovery

Heal The Addicted Brain (

Alcohol Help – Experience Life Without Alcohol Addiction

Click below for articles  by Jill Palmer:

How to Balance Being a Single Parent and Avoiding Relapse by Jill Palmer

At a Crossroads_ Here’s Why Change Can Be Worth It by Jill Palmer


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