Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. Here’s a list of AA Meetings in Memphis & Surrounding Areas.
At Al‑Anon family group meetings, the friends and family members of problem drinkers share their experiences and learn how to apply the principles of the Al‑Anon program to their individual situations. Younger family members and friends attend Al-ATeen meetings.
Memphis Addiction Help is a resource by Church Health Center here in Memphis where you’ll find information on treatment, recovery, and prevention. You’ll also find a Treatment Locator that lists facilities in West Tennessee, DeSoto County, Mississippi, and Crittenden County, Arkansas.
TAADAS is a statewide, consumer-oriented, association representing thousands of consumers in recovery, family members, healthcare professionals & providers. Their mission is to educate, support and engage our members and public, influence policy and advocate for prevention, treatment and recovery services. Visit their website.
If you’re concerned about your teen’s drug or alcohol use, then it is time to take action. You can never be too safe or intervene too early – even if you believe your teen is just “experimenting.” Read on to find answers to parents’ most pressing questions about interventions.
Clients with co-occurring disorders (COD) typically have one or more disorders relating to the use of alcohol and/or other drugs, as well as one or more mental disorders. A client can be described as having co-occurring disorders when at least one disorder of each type can be established independent of the other and is not simply a cluster of symptoms resulting from another disorder.
As a supervisor, watching an employee struggle with substance abuse can be incredibly tough. Employers do have a right to fire employees if their job performance declines due to substance abuse. However, many wish to help their employees constructively address addiction through a substance abuse treatment program.