Washington Services

2014 State Estimates of Substance Use & Mental Health - Washington

store.samhsa.gov/product/Behavioral-Health-Barometer-2014/SMA15-4895

2014 study shows drug and alcohol consumption, in the last month, of people aged 12 and up. This is the State of Washington's estimates of substance use and mental health from the 2013-2014 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health.

(updated Oct 30-16)

Al-Anon / Alateen - Washington, Area 59

wa-al-anon.org/

Alateen is for young people whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking. Alateen is not a program for young people seeking sobriety.

(updated Oct 30-16)

Cocaine Anonymous - Oregon & SW Washington Area

www.caorwa.org/

(updated Oct 30-16)

Cocaine Anonymous - Washington

www.caofwa.org/

(updated Oct 30-16)

Directory of Certified Chemical Dependency Services in Washington State

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/bha/division-behavioral-health-and-recovery/directory-certified-chemical-dependency-services-washington-state

Lists chemical dependency service providers certified by the Washington State Department of Social & Health Services, Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse (DASA). Certified agencies are listed alphabetically within each county.

(updated Oct 30-16)

Marijuana Anonymous - Western Washington, District 4

https://www.marijuana-anonymous.org/meetings/in-person/21-area/56-washington-western

Lists meeting times and places of NA groups in Western Washington along with local phone, email and website. Check the website or call 206-414-9270 to find a meeting near you.

(updated Oct 30-16)

Risk and Protection Profile for Substance Abuse Prevention for Washington State and its Counties

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sesa/research-and-data-analysis/community-risk-profiles

A comprehensive collection of state and county data related to substance use and abuse, and the risk factors that predict substance use amongst youth.

(updated Oct 30-16)

Washington Northern Idaho Region of Narcotics Anonymous - WNIRNA

www.wnir-na.org/

Lists meeting times and places of NA groups in Washington and Northern Idaho.

(updated Oct 30-16)

Washington State Alcohol/Drug Clearinghouse

adaiclearinghouse.org/

A resource center for Washington state residents, with both print and online resources about drugs and alcohol.

(updated Oct 30-16)

Washington State Department of Health - Healthy Youth Survey

www.doh.wa.gov/DataandStatisticalReports/DataSystems/HealthyYouthSurvey

Provides state and county level data on the Healthy Youth Survey, conducted in the fall of 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008 , 2010, 2012 and 2014. The surveys asked students in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12 questions about safety and violence, physical activity and diet, alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, and related risk and protective factors..

(updated Oct 30-16)

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services Behavioral Health Administration

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/bha

Answers frequently asked questions on treatment options available to youth. Examines what type of services are available and what the differences are, and explains how to access these services, the rights of parents, the rights of the child...

(updated Oct 30-16)

Washington State Dept of Social and Health Services, Mental Health and Addiction Services

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/mental-health-and-addiction-services

Responsible for the development, coordination, and management of substance abuse prevention and treatment services in Washington.

Promotes strategies that support healthy lifestyles by preventing the misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, and support recovery from the disease of chemical dependency.

(updated Oct 30-16)

Washington State Tobacco Quit Line

www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/Tobacco/HowtoQuit

Free service to help you quit smoking or chewing tobacco. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or (1-800-784-8669) for information and support over the phone; eligible callers can receive a four-week supply of the nicotine patch for free. Service is available Mon to Sun 5:00 am to 9:00 pm, in English and in Spanish, Spanish Line 1-855-335-3569.

(updated Oct 30-16)

National Services

A Day in the Life of American Adolescents: Substance Use Facts

www.samhsa.gov/data/sites/default/files/CBHSQ128_1/CBHSQ128/sr128-typical-day-adolescents-2013.htm

The Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ) Report dated August 29, 2013. Summarizes research findings examining adolescent substance use in the US on "an average day." It looks at when the youth first started using substances, how much was consumed in the past year, and who is receiving treatment for their substance use.

(updated Nov 1-16)

Above the Influence

www.abovetheinfluence.com/

Abstinence-based information to help youth stay drug free. Part of a media campaign, website created to increase youth awareness of the influences around and teaches strategies to help teens say no to drugs. Program of the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

(updated Oct 26-16)

Childhelp - National Child Abuse Hotline

www.childhelp.org/

Call 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) and press #1 to speak with a counselor. Service is available 24/7, 365 days a year to help kids, and even adults who are concerned about kids they suspect are being abused or neglected. You can call this number if you live in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

(updated Oct 24-16)

DanceSafe

www.dancesafe.org/

DanceSafe is a harm reduction organization promoting health and safety within the rave and nightclub community across the United States and Canada. They provide Information on club drugs and how to be safe at raves and reduce the risk of getting heat stroke. DanceSafe also provides training to volunteers who may want to start their own chapter.

(updated Oct 24-16)

Just Think Twice

www.justthinktwice.com/

Provides drug education and prevention information for teens. Sponsored by the DEA.

(updated Oct 26-16)

National Association of State Controlled Substances Authorities

www.nascsa.org/

Provides access to federal and individual state laws and regulatory information on controlled substances. Link gives access to individual state profiles.

(updated Oct 26-16)

National Drug and Treatment Referral Routing Service

engage.youth.gov/federal-link/national-drug-and-alcohol-treatment-referral-routing-service

Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357), 24/7 for alcohol and drug information and treatment referral assistance. Service provides by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA).

(updated Oct 26-16)

National Gay & Lesbian Youth TALKLINE

www.glbthotline.org/talkline.html

Call 1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743) Mon - Fri, 5 to 9pm (PST) to speak with a volunteer. Helps teens and young adults up to age 25 with coming-out issues, relationship concerns, parent issues, school problems, HIV/AIDS anxiety, safer-sex information, and more.

(updated Oct 26-16)

Nineline

https://www.covenanthouse.org/homeless-youth-programs/nineline

Call 1-800-999-9999 (TTY 1-800-999-9915) to talk with a counselor about problems relating to violence, abuse, running away, drugs & alcohol, suicide... Help is available by phone or email from 2pm to 12pm, 7 days/week. Can also get help online through one of the Covenant House Nineline forums. Covenant House helps runaway and homeless kids.

(updated Oct 26-16)

Scarleteen: Sex Ed for the Real World

www.scarleteen.com/

Sex information for youth living in this century.
Contact: http://www.scarleteen.com/contact

(updated Oct 26-16)

Students for Sensible Drug Policy

ssdp.org/

Harm reduction youth organization who's mission is to provide education on the harms caused by the War on Drugs and to seek alternative solutions to the current drug problems.
Contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

(updated Oct 26-16)

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator

https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/

This is SAMHSA's (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) online searchable directory of alcohol and drug abuse programs located around the country.

(updated Oct 26-16)