For Individuals with Substance Use Concerns

Dual Diagnosis and Integrated Treatment of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Disorder
A NAMI FAQ regarding an integrated treatment approach to a dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance use disorder.
Dual Diagnosis and Recovery
From the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, an FAQ for patients regarding how dual diagnosis can be treated with a combination of talk therapy, medication and support groups.
Easy-to-Read Drug Facts
NIDA site provides pictures and videos to help readers understand drug abuse, addiction and treatment. It can also read each page out loud for those with reading difficulties.
Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask
From NIDA, offers guidance in seeking drug abuse treatment and lists five questions to ask when searching for a treatment program.
Drugs: Shatter the Myths
NIDA booklet answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images.
Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction
NIDA booklet provides scientific info about disease of drug addiction, including harmful consequences of drug abuse and  basic approaches developed to prevent and treat the disease.


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