Adult Children of Alcoholics: A support group for adult children who grew up in a home where alcoholism or other family dysfunction, such as drug addiction.
Al-Anon: A support program for those whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking.
Alateen: A support program part of Al-Anon for teens whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Substance Abuse Resource Center: Information on what parents should do if they think their teen has a substance abuse problem and what role drug tests may have in teen substance use treatment.
Family Resource Center: A nonprofit with help line information and a directory of guides and videos to help parents and other adults address an adolescent’s substance use or addiction.
Nar-Anon: A support program for those whose lives have been affected by someone else’s substance addiction.
Parent CRAFT: A online video course that teaches parents the skills they need to meet the risks of substance abuse.
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids: Information on topics such as how to get quality treatment for a child, insurance coverage and what to do if a child does not want treatment.
SMART Recovery Family & Friends: Methods are based on the tools of SMART Recovery and CRAFT Therapy (Community Reinforcement & Family Training).
What Is Substance Abuse Treatment? A Booklet for Families, SAMHSA (PDF, 617KB): A free guide about symptoms, different types of treatment and recovery.