Information about Drug Abuse and Treatment
Click on links to these organizations to learn about drug abuse and getting treatment.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids provides information and resources for families to talk to their kids about prescription drug abuse and get help for substance abuse problems.
The Drug Enforcement Administration sponsors Get Smart About Drugs, a website with drug abuse information and resources for parents, educators and caregivers. The DEA also sponsors a similar website for teens, Just Think Twice.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers comprehensive information about drug abuse and operates a 24-hour helpline and referral service for drug abuse treatment programs: 1-800-662-HELP (4357); TTY 1-800-487-4889.
The California Department of Health Care Services provides information about narcotic treatment programs, including a directory and locator map of treatment programs.