This is a controversial topic with many definitions and many kinds of treatment and options offered around the world. The intention here is to provide a place to start to search for answers/solutions by those who seek them and to say that we care.
What do these words mean? Addiction, Substance Abuse, Co-Dependency, Withdrawal, Treatment, Recovery, Relapse, and Prevention?

Selected List: Addiction & Co-Dependency Resources, Information and Options
Note: inclusion on this list is for information purposes and does not constitute an endorsement or approval. Those seeking help will need to investigate whether any of the list entries is appropriate, reliable or should be used.

Online Self-Help Forums

Treatment Locators

Treatment Locators for the US

Treatment Locators for Ontario

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Government Agencies


Other Resources

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