Substance Use Resources

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and other addictions affect people from all walks of life. It doesn’t matter your gender, ethnicity or socioeconomic status, like mental illness, these issues can affect anyone. SUD is thought to be a chronic, progressive disease, that without treatment can be fatal. However, recovery is possible. It is important to note that mental illness and SUD co-occur at a high rate and many of the resources listed address both. On this page, you will find a variety of resources that will help you seek treatment for SUD or help a loved one who may be struggling.

“I have never met an addicted person who wanted to be an addict.” — Dr. Nora Volkow

This video from Dr. Nora Volkow of the NIH, explains why substance use disorder is not a moral issue, it is a medical one.



Treatment for Addiction

Supporting Someone in Recovery

For a comprehensive list of substance use terms visit The Recovery Institute