External Resources on Trauma, Addiction, Treatment and More

This page contains links to helpful information and resources on trauma & PTSD,  substance abuse & addiction, eating disorders, and mood disorders.

Associations and Organizations

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
CARF accreditation signals a service provider’s commitment to continually improving services, encouraging feedback, and serving the community.

The Association for Addiction Professionals
NAADAC’s members provide services in a variety of settings: private and public treatment centers, hospitals, private practice and community-based behavioral health agencies.

NAADAC is the Association for Addiction Professionals, represents the professional interests of more than 75,000 addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals in the United States, Canada and abroad.

Florida Certification Board
The Florida Certification Board provides certification for substance abuse counselors, prevention specialists, criminal justice professionals, mental health professionals, and behavioral health technicians in Florida.

The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers has stood at the forefront of the addiction treatment field, speaking with a clear and unified voice on behalf of its 300 member organizations.

International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals offers premier training and cutting-edge educational resources for practitioners who treat people with addictive and compulsive sexual behaviors.

The Jason Foundation
The Jason Foundation, Inc. (JFI) is dedicated to the prevention of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs that equip young people, educators/youth workers and parents with the tools and resources to help identify and assist at-risk youth.

Treatment Directories & Resources

Addiction Hope is an organization that offers education, support, and inspiration to substance abuse sufferers, their loved ones, and addiction treatment providers. They promote ending addictive behavior, embracing life and pursuing recovery.

Drug Rehab Services (www.addicted.org) provides an in-depth treatment directory with 100s of detox, inpatient, outpatient and residential programs from all over the US. DRS has recently launched a free Android & iPhone app giving individuals a user-friendly version of the site directly on their phone or tablet. Visit their site today to learn more.


Addictionblog.org AddictionBlog is a great educational resources about all addictions.