Resources



The American Pain Society is a multidisciplinary community that brings together a diverse group of scientists, clinicians, and other professionals to increase the knowledge of pain and transform public policy and clinical practice to reduce pain-related suffering. http://americanpainsociety.org/education/resources


Since 1980, the American Chronic Pain Association has offered peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and health care professionals. https://www.theacpa.org/conditions-treatments/conditions-a-z/neuropathic-pain/

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), founded in 1954, is a professional medical society representing over 5,500 physicians, clinicians and associated professionals in the field of addiction medicine. ASAM is dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction. https://www.asam.org/resources/patient-resources


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/


Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is focused on providing help that families aren’t finding elsewhere, not only in preventing substance use among kids, but in getting help for those teens and young adults who are already struggling with drugs or drinking. Programs include direct service and support to parents, both through the Parents Helpline (1-855-DRUGFREE) and through an engaged and growing online community.

With partners in science, business, education, government, as well as fellow nonprofits and dedicated parents, the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is the nonprofit dedicated to helping families whose son or daughter is struggling with substance use. https://drugfree.org/