Taking the Escalator
Substance Use Therapy Tools
Harm Reduction
12 Step Alternatives
Non 12 Step Motivational Harm Reduction Tools for Substance Use & Mental Health

    Addiction and Substance Use Resources   

Resources for Substance Use and Mental Health

Additional Resources and Links:

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Find Treatment:


For Counselors:

Safety and Risk:

Harm Reduction Resources

Safe Injection Sites Information (Powerpoint 2018) - Roseanne Scotti, NJ Drug Policy Alliance

Family Therapy Resources

NEW - Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) Resources:

CRAFT Workbook - Robert Myers, Stephen Scruggs, and Rebecca Kayo

CRAFT Powerpoint slides - Slides for therapist education derived from above CRAFT workbook - Taking the Escalator

CRAFT Powerpoint - Created by CRAFT founder Robert Myers with Jane Ellen Smith

Co-Occurring Disorders

Other Counseling Resources:

ASAM Quick Reference Guide  - Oklahoma Division of MH and SA Services

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Slideshare - Wuzna Haroon & Anam Illyas

CBT Slideshare #2  - Abdullatiff Sami Al-Rashed

Families in Crisis: Working with Families in Recovery - Gabriela Zapata-Alma LCSW, LCADC

ICD 9 to 10 Code list - Alphabetized for Easy Use

Mind Remake Project - A blog with a huge list of websites offering free counseling resources

Motivational Interviewing Skills - Susan Lupackino, MHS, RD, LDN

For Families

Prevention Tips for Parents - Addiction Policy Forum

Smoking/Tobacco Resources


Other Important Resources:



OTHER Links Worth Checking Out:

Healthfinder.gov - Health Topics and Information

Tips 4 Inclusion - Information on interacting and communicating with people with disabilities


Taking the Escalator - Social Media Links