The Substance Use Resources for Adolescents and Young Adults are online resources aimed specifically at adolescents and young adults. Health care providers and youth serving professionals can offer these additional resources or print the PDF one-page reference sheet to adolescents and young adults looking for additional information, including online resources, support groups, peer networks, helplines, treatment locators, and advocacy opportunities.
Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous is an international mutual aid fellowship founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith in Akron, Ohio. AA states that its members' primary purpose is "to stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety"
Alateen is a part of the Al-Anon family group and is meant for those ages 10-19. Al-Anon is a meeting that runs weekly and is a support group for family and friends of alcoholics, the only requirement to attend a meeting is that you have an alcoholic in your life regardless of whether they are still drinking or not.There will be total confidentiality in these meetings - so anything you talk about will not leave the room, your personal information will confidential as well including your name.
Some facts about the Alateen meetings: - the people running the Alateen meetings are Al-Anon members with substantial time in the program and who have been cleared with a background check by the State of Michigan - the meetings are for kids 10 - 19 - the meetings are “closed” meetings, for Alateen members and sponsors only - confidentiality and anonymity are stressed - the day/time/location of this new meeting is:
Wednesdays at 7:30 Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Liberty 2nd floor, Alpha room
Marijuana Anonymous Marijuana Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share our experience, strength, and hope with each other that we may solve our common problem and help others to recover from marijuana addiction. Marijuana Anonymous uses the basic 12 Steps of Recovery founded by Alcoholics Anonymous, because it has been proven that the 12 Step Recovery program works!
Dawn Farm Since 1973, Dawn Farm has met community needs with compassion, creativity and hope. From our humble roots in 1973 to the current array of community programs, Dawn Farm’s plainspoken ideal has always been the same—to be the place where addicts and alcoholics could go for help, regardless of their ability to pay.
For many years, Dawn Farm has offered a continuum of services to help addicts and alcoholics achieve long term recovery. With residential services, supportive transitional housing, outpatient treatment, sub-acute detoxification and a range of active outreach programs, Dawn Farm has always been there to help.
Need Help NOW! Call 734.669.8265. . . to speak with one of our Detox staff. They are available 24/7/365 at the the Spera Recovery Center.
For residential intake information call 734.485.8725 For outpatient intake information call 734.821.0216 For transitional housing information call 734.485.8725
Generation Rx Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy Resource Webpage
This website provides medication safety and prescription drug abuse prevention resources for schools, colleges and communities. The goal of the Generation Rx Initiative is to enhance the public's understanding of medication safety issues in general, and those relating to prescription drug abuse in particular. The material to follow includes links to various external resources, as well as materials developed at the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy. Others are encouraged to use any of these materials that may be helpful. We are also interested in partnering with other groups to enhance medication safety and prescription drug abuse prevention.
The University of Michigan Addiction Treatment Services (UMATS) offers assessment, diagnosis, and personalized treatment for individuals and their families. Our services are based on successful models of care and the success stories from previous patients, supported by research, and delivered with compassion and hope. We are committed to achieving positive outcomes through outstanding care for those recovering from substance use disorders, including problems with prescription medications, alcohol, and other drugs.
The University of Michigan’s Straight Talk is a family-oriented program targeting youth who exhibit behaviors associated with the misuse of fire (e.g. playing with matches or lighters, using accelerants, firesetting, fireworks, bottle bombs, arson, pulling false fire alarms, etc.). It is also for youth who have observed others playing with fire or who are at risk for experimentation. Website: http://www.traumaburn.org/prevention/straighttalk/index.shtml
Safe & Drug Free Schools
Resources available on the website: http://www.interfluence.com/sdfs/final/resources.htm
StartYourRecovery.org is a free, confidential tool that helps individuals take steps toward a healthy relationship with drugs and alcohol. It was developed with the input of leading clinicians, experts from leading organizations like SAMHSA, and people in recovery themselves. Here, individuals can hear stories from people with similar life experiences, discover the answers they need for recognizing and dealing with substance use issues, and locate support. Family and friends can learn about addiction and how to encourage treatment and support sober living on the website.
Vaping - What You Need to Know AndHow to Talk With Your KidsAbout Vaping Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Parent Helpline 1-855-DRUGFREE Website: www.drugfree.org/helpline Text a question to 55753