Resources

MARIJUANA ANONYMOUS
www.marijuana-anonymous.org | Toll Free 1-800-766-6779

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
A lot of helpful information
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org | Phone: 1-323-936-4343

AL-ANON, ALATEEN
For the families and friends affected by another person's drinking
www.al-anon.alateen.org | Phone: 1-888-425-2666

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS
www.todayna.org | Phone: 1-818-997-3822

NICOTINE ANONYMOUS
For many, it all started with cigarettes
www.nicotine-anonymous.org | Phone: 1-415-750-0328

NATIONAL CLEARING HOUSE FOR ALCOHOL & DRUG INFORMATION
they have videos of the national press conferences and have a lot of helpful information on support groups and alcohol and drug related problems
Phone: 1-800-788-2800

ONDCP
the White House branch dealing with drug policy
www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov
1-800-666-3332

TEEN LINE
Speak to other teenagers trained to help each other confidentially. Teens answer the lines from 6AM to 10PM. After hours, an adult will answer this 24 hr. crisis hotline. This volunteer program is run by Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.
Call 1-800-TLC-TEEN or 1-310-423-4673

INSIGHT Adolescent Treatment Program
An excellent and intensive program for teens and their families dealing with addictions. Director: Anthony Lopez
Phone: 1-818-501-3512

BEIT T'SHUVAH
photo of Harriet Rossetto photo of Rabbi Mark Borovitz If you are Jewish, HARRIET ROSSETTO and RABBI MARK BOROVITZ offer intensive help at this facility in Los Angeles: "There is nothing so moving as being witness to the transformation of the human spirit." - Harriet Rossetto, CEO and Founder
www.beittshuvahla.org
Phone: 1-310-204-5200

MARIJUANA AND YOUR TEEN'S MENTAL HEALTH
An Open Letter - PDF

DRUG DETECTION KIT
http://www.target.com

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ADDICTION
www.recoverymonth.gov

TERRIFIC ARTICLE ON POT AND DRIVING
Smoking Pot Doubles Risk of Fatal Accident

AN AMAZING RESOURCE FOR LA LOCALS
@LA.com - Addictions/Chemical Dependency/Substance Abuse Organizations

www.theantidrug.com

www.truth.org

Please contact the LA TIMES archives department at 213.237.4914 to request a copy of their August 26, 2004 Health Section article by Times Staff Writer Benedict Carey, entitled MARIJUANA USE IS PUSHING TEENS INTO TREATMENT.