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Behavioral Health: Addictions- Out-patient addiction options at U.P. Health Systems. Their goal is to provide high quality Mental Health and Substance Abuse services to the residents of the Upper Peninsula and surrounding areas. They are staffed by Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Psychiatric Social Workers, Mental Health Therapists, and Addiction Counselors, and provide an array of services to meet the needs of patients.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse-The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NiDA supports and conducts research on the impact of drug use on human health and well-being. This website has pages about the commonly abused drugs. Each drug page includes a brief overview, street and clinical names, the effects of the drug on the brain and body, statistics and trends, and relevant publications and articles written by NIDA researchers and scientists.
Drug Screening- Do you use drugs or drink alcohol? Are these substances harming your health or increasing your risk for other problems? This website can help you find out. Start by answering a few short questions about your past and present use of various drugs, such as marijuana, cocaine, tobacco, inhalants or alcohol. You'll get feedback about the likely risks of your drug use, and advice about when and where to seek more information, evaluation, and help.
Go Ask Alice- Information about drugs in a Q&A format.
NMU Counseling Center- If you think you or a friend may have a drug problem the counseling center is a great place to talk to counselors confidentially.
Narcotics Anonymous- Narcotics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
Click here for a list of Narcotics Anonymous meetings in the Upper Peninsula.