PREVENTION

·          What to look for?

o    Signs of Drug Use

·          http://www.narconon.org/drug-abuse/signs-symptoms-of-drug-abuse.html

o    Drug and Drug Paraphernalia Identification

·          Drug Identification

·          http://drugfree.org/drug-guide/

·          Identify Drug Paraphernalia

·          https://www.getsmartaboutdrugs.gov/content/how-identify-drug-paraphernalia

·          Drug Fact Sheets

·          http://www.preventionnetworkcny.org/index.php/prevention-resources/talk-2-prevent

·          Education.

o    Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

·          https://www.mentalhealth.gov/what-to-look-for/substance-abuse/

 

·          How to start the conversation?

o    Substance Abuse and Addiction

·          http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/talk-about-drugs.html

·          https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/marijuana-facts-parents-need-to-know/talking-to-your-kids-communicating-risks

o    Printable table kit

·          http://medicineabuseproject.org/assets/documents/parent_talk_kit.pdf

 

o    Mental Health

·          http://www.copmi.net.au/parents/helping-my-child-and-family/talking-about-mental-illness/starting-the-conversation

o    Tool kit

·          http://www.parenttoolkit.com/index.cfm?objectid=E03FE400-5A29-11E4-A1220050569A5318

·          Resources

o    Locator by area code

·          https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/

o    OASAS bed availability tracker

·          https://findaddictiontreatment.ny.gov/

 

TREATMENT

·          Do I need help?

o    Mental Health

·          https://psychcentral.com/quizzes/

o    Drug Addiction

·          https://www.addictionsandrecovery.org/addiction-self-test.htm

o    Alcoholism

·          http://www.smartrecovery.org/resources/library/Tools_and_Homework/Interactive_Tools/problem-drinking-test.htm

 

·          What is treatment?

o    Treatments and Services

·          https://www.samhsa.gov/treatment

o    Opiate Treatment

·          Methadone

Methadone is a medication used in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to help people reduce or quit their use of heroin or other opiates.

·          https://www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment/treatment/methadone

·          Suboxone (Buprenorphine)

Buprenorphine is used in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to help people reduce or quit their use of heroin or other opiates, such as pain relievers like morphine.

·          https://www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment/treatment/buprenorphine

·          Vivitrol (Naltrexone)

Monthly injection to control opiate related cravings and withdrawals

·          https://www.fda.gov/downloads/drugs/drugsafety/ucm206669.pdf

·          Treatment options

o    Area Service Providers

·          https://www.syracuse.va.gov/services/substance_abuse.asp

·          www.cnyservices.org

·          http://www.upstate.edu/psych/healthcare/psych_addiction/

·          https://crouse.org/services/chemical-dependency/programs/

·          http://www.belvedereaddictionscenter.com/

·          https://brightpathcounseling.com/

·          http://www.coniferpark.com/programs

·          http://www.forensicconsultantsltd.com/

·          www.syracuserecoveryservices.net

·          www.schcny.com

·          www.sbh.org

·          www.tullyhill.com

o    Those lacking health insurance

§   McPike (State Facility)

1213 Court Street

Utica, NY 13502

(315) 738-4600

§   Dick Van Dyke (State Facility)

1330 County Road 132

Ovid, NY 14521

(607) 869-9500

·          Family and Friend support.

 

o    Al-Anon Family Groups

·          http://www.syracuseais.org/

o    Nar-Anon Family Groups

·          http://www.nar-anon.org/

o    Addictions and Recovery.org

·          https://www.addictionsandrecovery.org/families-and-addiction.htm

o    SMART Recovery

·          http://www.smartrecovery.org/resources/family.htm

o    Families Anonymous, A Recovery Fellowship

·          http://www.familiesanonymous.org/