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Drug Dependence & Abuse (cont.)

For More Information on Drug Dependence & Abuse

Al-Anon/Alateen Hotline
Hope & Help for young people who are the relatives & friends of a problem drinker
800-344-2666

Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters
800-356-9996

Alcohol/Drug Abuse Hotline
800-662-HELP

Alcoholics Anonymous
Grand Central Station
PO Box 459
New York, NY 10163

American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders
314 West Superior Street, Suite 702
Duluth, MN 55802
218-727-3940

Cocaine Help Line
800-COCAINE (800-262-2463)

24 Hour Cocaine Hotline
800-992-9239

Marijuana Anonymous
800-766-6779

Narcotics Anonymous
World Service Office in Los Angeles
PO Box 9999
Van Nuys, CA 91409
818-773-9999

National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213
Bethesda, MD 20892-9561
301-443-1124

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