“The 12 Step Gazette”

Philly’s first recovery magazine! LearnMore

 

 

Adventures of a Sober Señorita

“Follow me as I live la vida loca (but sober).” LearnMore

 

 

Camp Mariposa: A place where kids transform.

“Camp Mariposa is a national addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth who have been impacted by substance abuse in their families. Camp Mariposa is offered free of charge to all families. LearnMore

 

 

Cathy Taughinbaugh: Helping Parents Find Peace

Are you struggling because of your child’s drug or alcohol issues? I’ve been working with parents since 2010. After discovering drug and alcohol use was an issue with my children, I discovered that connecting with others was a way to share tools and strategies that could help parents lessen the pain of their child’s substance use.” LearnMore

 

 

Christian Life Prison and Recovery Ministries

CLPRM guides those imprisoned and facing addictions to the saving love and grace of Jesus. LearnMore

 

 

Coalition Agains Drug Abuse

The Coalition Against Drug Abuse features extensive information about drug addiction & alcoholism, and offers a number of resources to aid in recovery. LearnMore

 

 

Comorbidity: Addiction and Other Mental Disorders

The term “comorbidity” describes two or more disorders or illnesses occurring in the same person. They can occur at the same time or one after the other. Comorbidity also implies interactions between the illnesses that can worsen the course of both. LearnMore

 

 

Drug & Alcohol Service Providers Organization of Pennsylvania (DASPOP)

DASPOP is a statewide coalition of drug and alcohol abuse prevention, education and addiction treatment programs, practitioners, student assistance professionals, employee assistance professionals, other allied professionals, county and statewide drug and alcohol associations, as well as individuals, families, and concerned citizens. LearnMore

 

 

Empowering Parents

Empowering Parents has been giving our readers “straight talk and real results” since 2007. We are committed to providing parents and caregivers with sound advice using the same Cognitive Behavioral Therapy principles that The Total Transformation and our other programs are based upon. LearnMore

 

 

Everything Addiction

The goal of Everything Addiction is to become the best site on the Web to find information on all aspects of addiction, from the many different types of addiction and treatment options to the latest news on scientific research and public policy. This site will be growing over the course of the year as we add new topics and resources, so keep checking back often. Whether you are addicted to illegal drugs, prescription drugs, alcohol, food, sex, or gambling, we are here to help. LearnMore

 

 

Face It Together

We use chronic disease management, data analytics and population health to transform addiction care, reducing costs and delivering value for our customers. LearnMore

 

 

Global Commission on Drug Policy

The purpose of The Global Commission on Drug Policy is to bring to the international level an informed, science-based discussion about humane and effective ways to reduce the harm caused by drugs to people and societies. LearnMore

 

 

GRASP: Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing

GRASP was founded to help provide sources of help, compassion and most of all, understanding, for families or individuals who have had a loved one die as a result of substance abuse or addiction. LearnMore

 

 

Growing Up Chaotic

“I want to reach out to other survivors of chaos, abuse and dysfunction so I created Growing up Chaotic. It is my mission with Growing up Chaotic to provide:  Inspiration, Hope, & Guidance to you, the one that is determined to survive and thrive despite growing up in toxicity – i.e. a childhood immersed in alcohol, drugs and physical, emotional or mental abuse. My goal is to create a community hell bent on breaking, cracking and demolishing the cycle of dysfunction.”

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HBO: “Addiction”

The Addiction Project is produced by HBO in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). LearnMore

 

 

Heroes in Recovery

Heroes in Recovery celebrates the heroic efforts of those who seek the addiction and mental health help they need without feeling ashamed or isolated. Visit the site and share your story! LearnMore

 

 

Hummingbird Healing Yoga & Massage

As humans, we are all healing from something. Perhaps you are in recovery from addiction, trauma, eating disorder, anxiety, codependency, or loss. Perhaps you are simply looking for a likeminded community of individuals who share a common desire for lifelong growth.  Whatever the reason, we are happy you have found us. LearnMore

 

 

I Am Not Anonymous

There are over 23 million Americans in recovery today. Recovery is real. It’s time we start talking about it. For years, those suffering from addiction have done so in silence as a result of the negative stigma surrounding it. The truth is, people DO recover. Our mission is to bring the SOLUTION into the conversation in hopes of helping the millions of people who remain untreated and help the world understand that addiction is not a moral failing. It is a powerful disease and the stigma associated with it is just as deadly as the disease itself. LearnMore

 

 

Internet & Tech Addiction Anonymous (ITAA)

Internet and Technology Addiction Anonymous (ITAA) is a fellowship program dedicated to individuals, partners and families dealing with excessive technology use. ITAA offers hope, resources and support to persons confronting the social, economic and interpersonal problems brought about by an overuse of technology. The ITAA community is open to all persons interested in internet and technology recovery. LearnMore

 

 

Intervention Guide

This guide will help you plan and conduct an intervention for a loved one struggling with drugs or alcohol. It covers: selecting the right type of intervention to have, choosing the right people to be involved, handling objections, writing effective “intervention letters,” finding a quality treatment center, and much more. LearnMore

 

 

Minding Your Mind

Minding Your Mind’s educational programs, which are free of charge to the school, occur during school assemblies, health classes and workshops. Issues that are addressed in these presentations range from mood disorders, suicide ideation and eating disorders, to addictive behavior and bullying. Our speakers, dynamic young adults who have struggled with mental health issues, visit schools and other organizations to share their stories and recovery. LearnMore

 

My Sober Roommate

My Sober Roommate is a free resource where people in recovery can search, match, and message with likeminded roommates. Their personal information is also protected, as they create a screen name, message through our system, and only disclose the pictures and personal information they want to. 

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NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse)

NIDA’s mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. LearnMore

 

 

NIDA for Teens

National Institute on Drug Abuse’s site for adolescents ages 11 through 15 (and their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse. LearnMore

 

 

Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN)

PHAN works to expand access to and improve the quality of the Commonwealth’s health coverage options.

We train and educate consumers, advocates, and organizations on health policy issues, provide technical assistance to build enrollment capacity, and help uninsured Pennsylvanians enroll in coverage through the Marketplace, Medicaid and CHIP.

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SAM: Smart Approaches to Marijuana (A Project of the Policy Solutions Lab)

We are professionals working in mental health and public health. We are bipartisan. We are medical doctors, lawmakers, treatment providers, preventionists, teachers, law enforcement officers and others who seek a middle road between incarceration and legalization. Our commonsense, third-way approach to marijuana policy is based on reputable science and sound principles of public health and safety. LearnMore

 

 

SAMHSA (The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. LearnMore

 

 

The Science of Addiction

“The Science of Addiction: Genetics and the Brain” This website provides visually interesting and interactive pages that help us to understand concepts such as:
  • The Brain’s Reward Pathways
  • Drugs and the Reward Pathway
  • Addiction and Genes
  • Timing and Circumstances
  • Challenges and Issues

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Shatter Proof: Stronger Than Addiction

Shatterproof is a bold, new national organization committed to protecting our children from addiction to alcohol or other drugs and ending the stigma and suffering of those affected by this disease. LearnMore

 

 

Stories of Hope

Your story can change someone else’s. LearnMore

 

 

“Trudge the Road” Radio

“Trudge The Road” is a one hour weekly program based on the principles of AA, NA & Al-Anon.  Trudge is hosted by Jerry and Rich who between them have over 30 years of sobriety plus interviews from guests currently in recovery, those struggling with recovery and those family members affected by recovery.
Each week the show covers a variety of topics about recovery that  is delivered in a compelling way that will make you laugh, cry, but most of all gives you an understanding of the addicted person. LearnMore

 

 

Video Game Addiction

Anyone who has experienced it knows all too well – video game addiction is real. LearnMore