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Quick GuideTeen Drug Abuse: Statistics, Facts, Warning Signs, and Symptoms
Where can a person get help for teen drug abuse?
- Al-Anon-Alateen: 888-4AL-ANON
- Alcoholics Anonymous World Services: 212-870-3400
- American Council on Alcoholism treatment referral line: 800-527-5344
- Codependents Anonymous: http://www.coda.org
- Kids Against Drugs: http://www.kidsagainstdrugs.com
- Marijuana Anonymous World Services: 800-766-6779; firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mothers Against Drunk Driving: 800-GET-MADD
- Narcotics Anonymous World Services: 818-773-9999
- National Alcohol and Substance Abuse Information Center: 800-784-6776. http://www.addictioncareoptions.com
- National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: 800-NCA-CALL or 800-475-HOPE
- National Clearinghouse for Alcoholism and Drug Information: 800-729-6686
- National Resource Center: 866-870-4979
- Recovery Resource Online: http://www.soberrecovery.com
- Orchard Recovery Center: http://www.treatmentcenter.com
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA): 800-662-HELP (4357)
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