Addiction - Treatment Approaches


Mental Health

  • Dual Diagnosis and Addiction Treatment Comprehensive mental health resource site on dual diagnosis and addiction treatment.
  • American Psychiatric Association Site includes fact sheet series, information on the practice of psychiatry, and news
  • American Psychological Association Public information on mental disorders, psychology news, children's books, and psychology in daily life
  • Extensive information about different types of depression, antidepressant therapies, and news related to mood disorders
  • Internet Mental Health Complete mental health resources site with information about medications, disorders, and diagnosis
  • Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General 1999 report details the scope of mental illness and the status of mental health treatment in the U.S.
  • Mental Health Infosource Medical site with searchable index of psychiatric disorders, links to psychiatric publications, continuing medical education opportunities, and news
  • Mental Health Net Comprehensive mental health site offers news, information about psychiatric disorders and treatments, chats, opinion polls, and online self-help books
  • NIMH Publications Brochures, information sheets, reports, press releases, fact sheets, and other educational materials addressing the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses; available from the National Institute of Mental Health
  • National Center for PTSD Facts, research, and the diagnosis and treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; covers diverse populations, including veterans, women, and children, as well as the effects on families
  • Online Dictionary of Mental Health Very interesting site with a comprehensive list of "mental health bestsellers," subject index, mental health search engine, and discussion webs
  • PsychCentral Dr. John Grohol's comprehensive index offering mental health and psychology resources, links, chats, and book reviews
  • PsychLinx This site provides daily headlines in a variety of psychiatric subspecialties, including addiction, anxiety, geriatrics, eating disorders, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and mood disorders
  • Treatment of Drug-Dependent Individuals With Comorbid Mental Disorders National Institute on Drug Abuse monograph covering topics such as anxiety disorders, depression, tobacco use, HIV risk, and severe mental illness


Motivational Enhancement

Behavior Therapy

Mutual Help Groups

The Workplace

  • Life Skills for Vocational Success Broad-ranging manual to increase employability of disabled people by building work and social skills; developed by the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Working Partners U.S. Department of Labor initiative for an alcohol- and drug-free workplace; site includes employer resources and information about detection and intervention
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