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Helpful Links For Abuse and Addiction
Truth Initiative's "This is Quitting" Text Program
Teens and young adults text DITCHJUUL to 88709
This is Quitting will help motivate and support youth and young adults to stop vaping. This texting program includes messages to show the real side of quitting, both the good and the bad, as well as evidence-based tips and strategies to quit and stay quit.
For parents of a young person who vapes: text QUIT to (202) 899-7550
Parents can receive text messages designed specifically for parents of vapers.
Two of the most important ways that CATCH creates behavior change are by enabling children to identify healthy foods, and by increasing the amount of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) children engage in each day.
CATCH has also created the CATCH My Breath Vaping Prevention Program.
SAMHSA National Helpline: 1-800-622-HELP (4357)
SAMHSA's National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-days-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
Get 24/7 help now: (855)-706-9275
Free and confidential
Addiction Center is a referral service that provides information about addiction treatment practitioners and facilities. They are able to help locate the closest recovery and treatment centers as well as provide information on addiction.
Calls get forwarded to your treatment specialist provider: (844)-658-0552
Rehab Spot helps those struggling with addiction and their families find the information, support, and resources needed to get help. The company is focused on educating the youth on all aspects of addiction and the recovery process: from a selection of treatment center, to what you can expect during treatment, to entering back into a healthy and fulfilling life. Their trained staff are available 24/7 to help people find an appropriate treatment center.
Sober Nation was created as a go-to resource for those struggling with addiction and substance abuse-related disorders. The website offers users the ability to find the best rehab for them, whether it is within the state or nearby their college. They post articles on topics about addiction, alcoholism, how to be sober, etc.
Pleural Mesothelioma Cancer: Pleural mesothelioma affects the lining of the lungs (pleura) and is the most common form of this rare cancer. Symptoms may include chest pain, chronic cough, and shortness of breath. The average life expectancy for pleural mesothelioma after diagnosis is about 1-2 years, but specialized life-extending treatments may be available.
If you or someone you love is currently struggling to abstain from the use of drugs, it’s important to get the help needed as early as possible. The biggest hurdle to getting this help is the reluctance to recognize or admit there is a problem. Too many habitual users of drugs will claim they can stop whenever they wish or they may not consider their consumption to be an urgent matter that needs to be addressed.
Different types of drugs affect people differently. This can be due to the fact that each person’s body is made up differently, and situational differences can also have an impact. However, doctors have been able to categorize the vast number of drugs that exist by symptomologies and effects they most commonly induce. Learn more.