North Carolina Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Studies
Mental Health America
National Council on Problem Gambling
Articles and Publications
“Alcohol and Drug Addiction Happens in the Best of Families,” Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
The Family Recovery Guide: A Map for Healthy Growth, Stephanie Brown, Ph.D., and Virginia Lewis, Ph.D., with Andrew Liotta (2000).
Healing the Wound: The Family’s Journey through Chemical Dependency, Matt Karayan, MA, LADC (2017).
“Personal Financial Issues for the Loved Ones of Problem Gamblers,” National Council on Problem Gambling (2000). Available at https://www.ncpgambling.org/programs-resources/resources/ .
“Substance Abuse as a Family Disease Part I: Impact on the Family,” Douglas S. Querin, J.D., and Kathy B. Querin, Highlights of the American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs, vol. 13, no. 1 (Spring 2010).
“Substance Abuse as a Family Disease Part II The Family in Recovery,” Douglas S. Querin, J.D., and Kathy B. Querin, Highlights of the American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs, vol. 13, no. 2 (Summer 2010).
“Supporting Families Through the Trauma of Recovery,” Burr Cook (2014).
“What are the Signs of Codependency?” Crystal Raypole (June 10, 2021)
“What can I say to get you to stop? How to talk to someone who abuses alcohol or other drugs,” Hazelden Betty Ford (May 17, 2019).
Groups for People with Substance Use Disorders
https://aaminneapolis.org/ – includes links to St. Paul and greater Minnesota sites
http://aaonline.org/ is one example of online A.A. meetings
https://womenforsobriety.org/ – includes online chat
Groups for Problem Gambling
Groups for People with Compulsive Sexual Behavior
https://slaafws.org/ – Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
For Families of People with Substance Use Disorders or Compulsive Behaviors
https://coda.org/ – Codependents Anonymous
https://adultchildren.org/ – for adults raised with an alcoholic parent
https://www.gamanonmn.com/ – for families and others affected by someone with problem gambling
https://www.nar-anon.org/ – for families and others affected by someone with a Substance Use Disorder (drugs, including prescription & street)
http://cosa-recovery.org/ – for anyone affected by compulsive sexual behavior
https://sanon.org/ – for families and friends affected by compulsive sexual behavior.
General Mental Health Resources
https://namimn.org – Minnesota Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness
https://drugfree.org/ – The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
https://www.allinahealth.org/health-conditions-and-treatments/grief-resources – Resources for dealing with grief