Community Bridges is dedicated to providing outreach and education to the community at large. Our services reach the mainstream public through our education efforts and our clinical services provide quality treatment for substance use disorders for men and women.
Prevention is the key to combating substance abuse. We believe addiction is a disease that carries tremendous consequences for individuals, families, the workplace, and the community as a whole. The truth is that addiction is a chronic, relapsing, and treatable disease.
Community Information & Referral is the key source of integrated information that brings people and services together to meet vital needs in central and northern Arizona. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 602-263-8856 from anywhere / 800-352-3792 within area codes 520 & 928. http://www.cir.org/
Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care Serves as the Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) for Maricopa County. Member Service: 800-564-5465; Crisis Hotline: 602-222.9444 www.mercymaricopa.org
Cenpatico Behavioral Health of Arizona Serves as the Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) for Pinal, Gila, La Paz and Yuma Counties. Customer Service: 866-495-6738; Crisis Hotline: 866-495-6735. www.cenpaticoaz.com
Northern Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Authority (NARBHA) is a private, not-for-profit managed care corporation designated by the Arizona Department of Health Services as being responsible for the planning, implementation, funding, monitoring and administration of publicly funded comprehensive behavioral health services in Northern Arizona. NARBHA serves over 700,000 people throughout 62,000 square miles (or ½ of the state) of northern Arizona, including the Hopi Reservation.
Toll Free: 1-877-923-1400 — Member Services: 1-800-640-2123 — 24-Crisis Line: 1-877-756-4090
Valley of the Sun United Way is a local nonprofit organization that brings our community together and focuses resources on the most critical human care needs in the Valley. Telephone: 602-631-4800. www.vsuw.org
Crisis Response Network, Inc. is a network of crisis providers that offer a comprehensive array of community based crisis services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. crisisnetwork.org/
Maricopa County: (602) 222-9444 or (800) 631-1314
Pima County:(520) 622-6000 or (800) 796-6762
U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the Federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses. The web site includes links to the three centers, plus research publications online, including the annual National Household Survey on Drug Abuse. There are three Centers in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA):
- The Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) – www.samhsa.gov/about/cmhs.aspx
This website includes information on HIV/AIDS, homelessness, and other CMHS programs related to persons with co-occurring disorders
- CMHS Clearinghouse:
Knowledge Exchange Network
P.O. Box 42490
Washington, DC 20015
- The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) – www.samhsa.gov/csap
This website includes information on CSAP’s Prevention Decision Support System, regional Centers for the Advancement of Prevention Technologies, Model Prevention Programs, and more.
- The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) – www.samhsa.gov/csat
This website includes information on the Addiction Technology Transfer Centers, Recovery Month observances, the National Treatment Plan and more. SAMHSA’s Clearinghouse for Substance Abuse:National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information
P.O. Box 2345
Rockville, MD 20847-2345
Fax: (301) 468-6433
SAMHSA’s Public Education Campaigns:
- Pride – for GLBT populations http://store.samhsa.gov/home
- Reality Check – information on marijuana for adults concerned about youth http://store.samhsa.gov/home
- National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
6000 Executive Blvd. – Willco Building
Bethesda, MD 20892-7003
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems.
- National Institute on Drug Abuse
6001 Executive Blvd
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-9561
NIDA’s mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. This charge has two critical components: The first is the strategic support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines. The second is to ensure the rapid and effective dissemination and use of the results of that research to significantly improve drug abuse and addiction prevention, treatment, and policy.
- Office of National Drug Control Policy
Executive Office of the President
Office of National Drug Control Policy
Washington, D.C. 20503
The principal purpose of ONDCP is to establish policies, priorities, and objectives for the Nation’s drug control program, the goals of which are to reduce illicit drug use, manufacturing, and trafficking; drug-related crime and violence; and drug-related health consequences.
- National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
www.mediacampaign.org – TheAntiDrug.com was created This ONDCP campaign is a multi-dimensional effort designed to educate youth to reject illegal drugs. Education and support is provided to parents and other adults to help youth resist illicit drug use. This is an extensive website with various multi-media resources by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign to equip parents and other adult caregivers with the tools they need to raise drug-free kids.
- Working with the nation’s leading experts in the fields of parenting and substance abuse prevention, www.TheAntiDrug.com serves as a drug prevention information center, and a supportive community for parents to interact and learn from each other. The site provides parents and other adults caregivers access to:
- Helpful articles and advice from experts in the fields of parenting and substance abuse prevention
- Science-based drug prevention information, news and studies
- Support from other parents striving to keep their children drug-free
- Perspectives of teens themselves
- The Alliance Project
1954 University Avenue West, Suite 12
St. Paul, MN 55104
Phone : 651-645-1618
The Alliance Project is developing a consumer based advocacy network with a broad cross-section of organizations that share common concerns about the devastating disease of alcohol and drug addiction and the dramatic lack of proper public response to this growing health crisis.
- Nar-Anon Family Groups
Nar-Anon Groups: Arizona Meetings
http://nar-anon.org/The Nar-Anon Family Groups are a worldwide fellowship for those affected by someone else’s addiction. As a Twelve-Step Program, Nar-Anon offers help by sharing experience, strength, and hope. The only requirement for membership is that there be a problem of addiction in a relative or friend.
- Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups
http://www.al-anon.alateen.orgThe primary goal of Al-Anon/ Alateen is to help families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or friend. Similarly, Alateen, is a recovery program for young people. Alateen groups are sponsored by Al-Anon members.
- Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse At Columbia University
633 Third Avenue, 19th floor
New York, NY 10017-6706
CASA informs Americans of the economic and social costs of substance abuse and its impact on their lives. They assess what works in prevention, treatment, and law enforcement; encourage individuals and institutions to take responsibility to combat substance abuse and addiction; provide advocates with tools succeed.
- Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
901 North Pitt Street, Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314
CADCA, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, is a membership organization of more than 5,000 community coalitions nationwide that are addressing the problems of drugs and violence. CADCA’s mission is to create and strengthen the capacity of new and existing coalitions to build safe, healthy and drug-free communities through technical assistance and training, public policy, media strategies, marketing programs, conferences and special events.
- Drug Strategies
1575 Eye St. NW Suite 210
Washington, DC 20005
Drug Strategies is a research institute that promotes more effective treatment strategies and promotes efforts to reduce demand for drugs through prevention, education, treatment, law enforcement and community initiatives.
- Join Together
The Partnership at Drugfree.org
352 Park Avenue South, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10010
Join Together, a collaboration of the Boston University School of Public Health and The Partnership at Drugfree.org, delivers substance abuse and addiction news that impacts your work, life and community.
- Legal Action Center
236 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Suite 505
Washington, DC 20002
The Legal Action Center is the only non-profit law firm and policy organization in the United States that fights to protect the legal rights of and improve public policies and services for people with histories of alcoholism or addiction, people with HIV and AIDS, and people with arrest or conviction records.
- Mesothelioma Community Resource NetworkCommunity Bridge is proud to be part of the Mesothelioma Community Resource Network, as part of the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance, a coalition of addiction and pain resources, mesothelioma treatment providers and caregiver resources. To learn more about addiction resources for cancer patients click here.
- NAADAC- The Association for Addiction Professionals
901 N. Washington St., Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314
NAADAC’s mission is to lead, unify, and empower addiction-focused professionals to achieve excellence through education, advocacy, knowledge, standards of practice, ethics, professional development, and research.
- National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse (NAPAFASA)
340 East Second Street, Suite 409
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: 213- 625-5795
National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse (NAPAFASA) is a private, non-profit membership organization dedicated to addressing the alcohol, tobacco, and other drug issues of Asian and Pacific Islander (API) populations on the continental U.S., Hawaii, the six Pacific Island jurisdictions, and elsewhere.
- National Association for Children of Alcoholics
11426 Rockville Pike, Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20852
NACOA’s mission is to advocate for all children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug dependencies. NACoA works to raise public awareness; provide leadership in public policy at the national, state, and local levels; advocate for appropriate, effective, and accessible education and prevention services; and facilitate and advance professional knowledge and understanding.
- National Association of State Alcohol/ Drug Abuse Directors
808 17th Street, NW, Suite 410
Washington, DC 20006
NASADAD is the association for state alcohol and drug abuse directors. NASADAD fosters and supports the development of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs throughout every State.