The Field of Therapeutic Schools and Programs
NATSAP – The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs was created in January of 1999 to serve as a national resource for programs and professionals assisting young people beleaguered by emotional and behavioral difficulties.
Resources for Teen Placement
The Independent Educational Consultants Association, (IECA) is a non-profit, international professional Association representing full-time experienced independent educational advisors.
Woodbury Reports – an educational newsletter for parents, professionals and schools or programs to provide current information on what is happening not only in the network but in the public school system.
Medline Plus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations, including this page on childhood behavioral disorders.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation seeks to improve the health and health care of all Americans and provides a wide variety of research relating to addiction and behavioral disorders.
12 Step Programs
Al-anon/alateen For over 50 years, Al-Anon (which includes Alateen for younger members) has been offering hope and help to families and friends of alcoholics. No matter what relationship you have with an alcoholic, whether they are still drinking or not, all who have been affected by someone else’s drinking can find solutions that lead to serenity in the Al-Anon/Alateen fellowship.
Families Anonymous is a group of concerned relatives and friends whose lives have been adversely affected by a loved one’s addiction to alcohol or drugs.
Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts with more than 43,900 weekly meetings in over 127 countries worldwide.