Resources

Below is a collection of resources about health services, chemical dependency and mental health issues for you to consult during your research on teen substance abuse treatment.

Travel Information

Air Travel – Get information about traveling to New Beginnings, located in Opelousas, Louisiana, as well as directions from different airports and links to hotels and travel companies in the area.

Referral Organizations

For other treatment, intervention or transport referrals please contact Chase Glenn at (360) 531-3373 or Brian O’Shea at (601) 503-7203.

Associations

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship that helps men and women share their experiences, strength and hope with one another to help solve their shared problem of alcoholism.

The Department of Health and Hospitals protects the health of Louisiana citizens by ensuring access to medical, preventative and rehabilitative services.

Narcotics Anonymous is a global, community-based organization that offers a 12-step recovery program for addicts who wish to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI provides access to services such as treatment, awareness, support and research to those who are in need of recovery.

The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers seeks to develop alliances with other healthcare organizations to protect the integrity of addiction treatment. NAATP represents 275 providers and acts as the voice of private alcoholism and drug dependency treatment programs across the U.S.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration was established to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness in America.

FAQs

Synthetic Marijuana FAQ – Synthetic marijuana is considered the second most popular drug among high school students. Parents can learn more about the drug including its side effects in this FAQ. Find out more by downloading our Synthetic Marijuana FAQ through the form on the following page.

Prescription Drug FAQ – More than 40 people die every day from overdosing on prescription drugs. Parents can learn more about this dangerous drug in this FAQ. Find out more by downloading our Prescription FAQ through the form on the following page.

How to Talk to Your Teen About Drug Abuse FAQ – Only 9.1 percent of parents are speaking to their teenagers about the dangers of alcohol, tobacco and drug abuse. Parents can learn how to start this difficult conversation in this FAQ. Find out more by downloading our How to Talk to Your Teen About Drug Abuse FAQ through the form on the following page.