Recovery and Addiction Resources

Websites

SAMHSA.gov – The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has educational materials on addiction and mental health.

CDC.gov – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website offers statistics and other helpful medical information about alcohol and drug abuse.

DrugAbuse.gov – The National Institute on Drug Abuse provides research-based facts and information about addiction.

NAMI.org – The National Alliance on Mental Illness website includes information and resources for seeking help and support.

AA.org – The Alcoholics Anonymous website provides information about AA and how to find meetings in your area. (AA in Cincinnati)

NA.org – The Narcotics Anonymous website provides information about NA and how to find meetings in your area. (NA in Cincinnati)

Al-anon.alateen.org – Al-Anon provides support for family members and loved ones of problem drinkers. (Al-Anon in Cincinnati)

Nar-anon.orgNar-Anon provides support for family members and loved ones of those struggling with addiction.

SmartRecovery.org – The website provides information about SMART Recovery and how to find meetings in your area. (SMART in Cincinnati)

CelebrateRecovery.com – The website provides information about Celebrate Recovery, which is a Christ-centered program, and how to find meetings in your area.

Books and Articles

Adams Recovery Center. Accept, Reflect, Commit: Your First Steps to Addiction Recovery. Georgetown, OH: KiCam Projects, 2017.

Adams Recovery Center. Addiction, Recovery, Change: A How-To Manual for Successfully Navigating Sobriety. Georgetown, OH: KiCam Projects, 2016.

American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.). Washington, D.C.: Author, 2013.

Blanco, C., Okuda, M., Wang, S., Liu, S., & Olfson, M. (2014). Testing the Drug Substitution Switching-Addictions Hypothesis. JAMA Psychiatry, 71(11), 1246. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2014.1206

Foote, Jeffrey, Carrie Wilkens, Nicole Kosanke, and Stephanie Higgs. Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change. New York: Scribner, 2014.

Frankl, Viktor. Man’s Search for Meaning. Boston: Beacon Press, 2006.

Glasner-Edwards, Suzette. The Addiction Recovery Skills Workbook: Changing Addictive Behaviors Using CBT, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing Techniques. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2016.

James, John W. and Russell, Friedman. The Grief Recovery Handbook: 20th Anniversary Edition. N.p.: HarperCollins, 2009.

Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth. On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and Their Own Families. London: Routledge, 2009.

Leder, Sharon. The Fix: A Father’s Secrets, A Daughter’s Search. Georgetown, OH: KiCam Projects, 2017.

Sheff, David. Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction. New York: Mariner, 2008.

Spiegelman, Erica. Rewired: A Bold New Approach to Addiction and Recovery. United States: Hatherleigh Press, 2015.

Williams, Rebecca E., and Julie S. Kraft. The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction: A Guide to Coping with the Grief, Stress and Anger that Trigger Addictive Behaviors. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2012.