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

Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters

Alcohol/Drug Abuse Hotline

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

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

24 Hour Cocaine Hotline

Marijuana Anonymous

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

National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health

National Institute on Drug Abuse, Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction

National Institute on Drug Abuse, Nationwide Trends

Medically reviewed by Marina Katz, MD; American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology


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