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Substance Abuse Information

[Substance Abuse] [Alcoholics Anonymous] [Narcotics Anonymous] [Treatment Centers]

Recovery Homes for MenAs a service to our users, we are providing this page of recovery resources which lists our own and third party sites with substance abuse information and information about recovery organizations and substance abuse treatment centers or halfway houses. Although there are some national sites listed, the information here primarily covers the Tennessee region. If you know of a web site that focuses on the issues of substance abuse and chemical dependency or provides information on substance abuse treatment centers in the Tennessee area, please let us know and we will consider it for inclusion in this listing.

Substance Abuse Resources

Alcohol Abuse Questionnaire
These questions may help you decide if you or a loved one has a problem with drinking and may be an alcoholic.

Drug Abuse Questionnaire
If you think you may have a drug problem but are not sure that it is a drug addiction, try answering these questions honestly.

Alcohol & Drug Abuse
Straightforward information for alcoholics, drug abusers, and co-dependents. For those in recovery and those not yet there. Free newsletter, articles, stories, images, links, and resources.

Basic Job Guide For Recovering Alcoholics, Addicts and Felons
Are you just recovering from an addiction?  Take a look at our basic job guide for finding employment quickly.

Sobriety and Recovery Resources
This site contains the personal stories of many recovering alcoholics and addicts. It also provides recovery information from many sources including national and regional recovery organizations such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.

Substance Abuse Sites at DMOZ.Org, the Open Directory Project
The Open Directory Project is the largest human edited directory on the Internet. The Substance Abuse Page has many resources dealing with substance abuse and chemical dependency including treatment centers, counseling services, recovery organizations, books and support groups.

Substance Abuse Treatment Locator
The Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator is useful for finding treatment centers in your local area. This link takes you to the Tennessee search page, but the database lists treatment centers nationally.

Homelessness and Addiction
Too often, homelessness is one of the tragic results associated with alcoholism and drug addiction. Many clients arrive at A Friend of Bill's homeless and indigent.

Alcoholics Anonymous Information

What is Alcoholics Anonymous?
A fellowship of men and women recovering from the disease of alcoholism. The only requirement to join is a desire to stop drinking.

AA 12 Steps to Recovery
A Friend of Bill's uses a 12 step recovery plan in it's homes. Here are the steps as presented in the Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book.

Alcoholics Anonymous World Service
This is the home page for Alcoholics Anonymous. The site contain many recovery resources and literature about AA and the disease of alcoholism.

East Tennessee Intergroup
1409 Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN - Hotline: (865) 522-9667
This page is a list of AA meetings and recovery phone numbers in the East Tennessee area including Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Bristol, Johnson City and Pigeon Forge.

Memphis Area Intergroup
5119 Summer Ave, Suite 315, Memphis, TN - Hotline: (901) 454-1414
The Memphis Central Office, under the direction of the Memphis Area Intergroup Association, serves the greater Memphis metropolitan area. The Central Office supports the individual groups of AA in the Memphis, TN area. This site contains area meeting schedules for local AA groups, an events calendar of recovery related events and a bookstore.

Middle Tennessee Central Office
176 Thompson Lane, Suite G-1, Nashville, TN - Ph. (615) 831-1050
The Middle Tennessee Central Office Intergroup Association is a partnership among the Middle Tennessee AA groups. The purpose of the Central Office is to aid the regional AA groups in their common purpose of carrying the AA message to the alcoholic who still suffers. This site contains an AA meetings database, a monthly newsletter and an events schedule for the Middle Tennessee area.

Lebanon, TN AA Meetings
This page contains Alcoholics Anonymous meeting schedules for the Lebanon, TN area. AA and Al-Anon meetings at The Other House, Fellowship House, Our House, Gladeville and area churches are covered.

Hendersonville, TN AA Meetings
Schedule of AA meetings in the Hendersonville, Tennessee area. Covers meetings held at the Hendersonville Hospital and various area churches.

Search for Meetings in Middle Tennessee
Search this database for AA meetings in the Middle Tennessee region. Search by group, city, zip code, meeting type, time of day or day of the week.

AA Big Book Search Engine
This is an online edition of the Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book. The Big Book can be browsed by chapter or searched by key words or phrases.

Narcotics Anonymous Information

Narcotics Anonymous World Service, NA
Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts with more than 31,000 weekly NA meetings in over 100 countries worldwide.

NA Nashville and Middle Tennessee
Nashville, TN - Hotline: (615) 251-7462
This is the Narcotics Anonymous web site for the Nashville and Middle Tennessee area. The site includes a schedule of meetings and events, a help line, the NA newsletter and contact information.

Narcotics Anonymous West Tennessee
Memphis, TN - Hotline: (901) 276-5483
This NA site in West TN has a meeting schedule or area NA meetings, a newsletter, help line numbers, activities page, discussion group and chat room. The Memphis NA Egroup is an unofficial discussion group connecting local members together through the internet.

East TN NA Meeting Schedule
Knoxville, TN - Hotline: (800) 249-0012 or locally 583-3536
This page lists meetings for the Greater Smoky Mountain area in East Tennessee including the cities of Knoxville, Sevierville, Gatlinburg, Oak Ridge, Rockford, Jefferson City, Newport, Morristown and Lenoir City.

Middle TN and Nashville NA Meetings
This page list local Narcotics Anonymous meetings in Nashville and the Middle Tennessee area.

Substance Abuse Treatment Centers, Recovery Homes & DUI School

A Friend of Bill's Recovery Homes,
Lebanon, TN - Ph. (615) 449-9514
A structured living environment for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts who are trying to learn how to live in society as sober and productive individuals.

A Better Choice DUI School
5607 Ringgold Rd, East Ridge, TN - Ph. (423) 580-0819
A privately owned company committed to DUI prevention and education to individuals who have found themselves involved in legal situations regarding alcohol and/or drugs.

What Are Halfway Houses?
This is our own explanation of halfway houses, their different purposes and what they are not.  Whether they are called halfway houses, sober houses, safe houses or recovery homes, there are certain things to look for before moving in.

Bradford Health Services
Nashville, TN - Ph. (800) 677-8209
Alcoholism and chemical dependency programs for both adults and adolescents. Inpatient, partial and outpatient programs are available. Team approach to treatment, including qualified addiction counselors and physicians .

Cumberland Heights
Old Hickory, TN - Ph. (615) 872-2757
At Cumberland Heights treatment includes medical detoxification, individual and group counseling, experiential therapy, a family program, and aftercare. Each patient is assigned a counselor to guide and assist him or her in developing a personal plan for continuing recovery.

Cumberland Mental Health Services Inc
Lebanon, TN - Ph. (615) 444-4300
An outpatient, mental health and substance abuse treatment and counseling center in Lebanon, TN. Serves residents of Sumner, Trousdale, Wilson counties

Lakeside Behavioral Health System
Memphis, TN - Ph. (800) 232-5253
Provider of specialized behavioral health and addictive disease services in the Memphis and mid-south region. Lakeside’s specialized programs treat disorders such as depression, and anxiety, as well as addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism, and drug addiction for adults, seniors, adolescents and children.

Metro Health Department Homeless Services
Nashville, TN - Downtown Clinic Ph. (615) 862-7900
This program is responsible for coordinating the Metro Health Department's services to homeless persons. Services provided at the Downtown Clinic include primary medical care, mental health services, outpatient substance abuse treatment, and oral health services. The substance abuse treatment program is a 12 week program consisting of 20 or more hours of counseling per week at the Downtown Clinic and includes shelter, education, and case management at the Campus for Human Development.

Vanderbilt Addiction Center
Nashville, TN - Ph. (800) 365-2270
As part of the Vanderbilt Addiction Center, the VITA Program offers a variety of services designed to help people start or resume a life of recovery from addiction to alcohol or other drugs. VITA’s services include inpatient detox, an intensive outpatient program, a family education program and aftercare.


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