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INTERACTIVE VIDEO: How Much Do You Know About Alcohol Use Disorder?
Watch this interactive conversation between ABC News' Elizabeth Vargas and Dr. Deidra Roach with the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA):
NIAAA is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being. Visit their website for more information and resources at the links below:
Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: A Clinician's Guide: https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/guide
Beyond Hangovers: Understanding Alcohol’s Impact on Your Health: http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/Hangovers/beyondHangovers.pdf
Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and Your Health: http://rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA):
SAMHSA offers a 24-hour Helpline that provides free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention and recovery. Their website includes a Buprenorphine physician and treatment program locator where patients can find authorized programs across the country that treat addiction and dependence on opioids, which can be found here http://www.samhsa.gov/treatment/index.aspx. Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or visit their website at http://www.samhsa.gov/find-help.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD):
NCADD provides information and support for addicts and their families about understanding addiction, how to seek help for yourself or a family member and where to find treatment programs and support groups. NCADD has 90 affiliates across the country offering alcoholism and addiction recovery support services, which can be found on their website at http://www.ncadd.org/ or by calling their 24-hour Hope Line at 1-800-622-2255.