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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.

How Do I Help Someone Else?

This site encourages those concerned about a friend's or family member's substance abuse to be active, get involved, and to not be afraid to talk about the problem honestly and openly.

Rethinking Drinking

Offers valuable, research-based information to help anyone who drinks reflect on their drinking habits and how their health may be affected. Produced by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, a part of the National Institutes of Health.

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator

An online resource for locating drug and alcohol abuse treatment programs, listing private and public facilities that are licensed, certified, or otherwise approved for inclusion by their State substance abuse agency, and treatment facilities administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Indian Health Service and the Department of Defense.

Alcohol and Drug Self-Tests

AlcoholScreening.org

Gives personalized results as to whether your drinking patterns are safe, risky or harmful.

Blood Alcohol Content Counter

A calculator that roughly estimates an individual's level of impairment based on the quantity and type of drinks, weight and span of time.

Facts and Information about Drugs and Alcohol

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

Provides objective information about drug and alcohol use, including statistics and recommendations. Topics include health, medical and scientific information, and material geared specifically to parents and young people.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Provides a list of frequently asked questions and answers about alcohol abuse and alcoholism for the general public.

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Provides a source of information about drug and alcohol abuse for parents, teachers and young adults. Topics include the long- and short-term effects of drugs and alcohol, prevention guides, and statistics and trends in abuse.

TeensHealth

Offers a safe, private source of doctor-approved information that teenagers need to understand the changes that they (or their friends) may be going through. Also offers information about how smoking, drinking and doing drugs can affect people's lives.

The Cool Spot

Created for kids 11-13 years old by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the lead U.S. agency supporting research into the causes, prevention and treatment of alcohol problems.

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America

Helps parents and caregivers effectively address drug and alcohol abuse with their children. Provides information specifically geared to parents and teenagers about assessment, treatment and intervention.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Store

Resource of information about drugs and alcohol, addiction, treatment, intervention and prevention. Provides fact sheets and research on all available addictive drugs.

Web4health.info

Discusses the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of alcohol, narcotics and other addictions.

White House Office of National Drug Control Policy

Establishes policies, priorities and objectives for the U.S. drug control program. Provides information about types and principles of treatment, drug facts and links to related websites.

Self-Help Groups

Al-Anon/Alateen

Helps families of alcoholics by practicing the Twelve Steps. This site explains how to find meetings and what to expect at meetings.

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