This list of organizations is provided to assist visitors to this site in obtaining
information related to substance abuse and treatment. The list represents a variety
of Federal Government agencies and non-government organizations. By displaying this
list, SAMHSA is not endorsing the organizations represented nor making any claim
as to the accuracy and validity of the information found on their Web sites.
- Addiction Treatment Watchdog
Addiction Treatment Watchdog is a resource for educating medication-assisted-treatment
patients and others about the disease and treatment of opiate addiction.
- Advocates for the Integration of Recovery and Methadone (AFIRM)
Our Mission is to support methadone as an effective tool of recovery that can be
enhanced through the integration of other treatment approaches. We promote the development
of Methadone Anonymous (MA) and other 12-step fellowships, as well as clinical treatment
alternatives, such as incorporating spirituality and Stage Change modalities into
traditional treatment settings.
- Advocates for Recovery through Medicine (ARM)
A national organization aimed at changing the policy regarding Opiate Agonist (OA)
treatment, thereby improving the lives of methadone patients everywhere in the country.
- Medical Assisted Treatment of America
We welcome you to "Medical Assisted Treatment." The website's aim is to raise awareness
and understanding of substance abuse, the problems it creates, and the ways to deal
with these problems.
- Methadone Support Org
Methadone Support Org. (MSO) is a support organization for "Medically Assisted
Treatment" which is available for people addicted or dependent on opiates for
any reason -from substance abuse to chronic pain. Our provider- and patient-friendly
on-line support resources include information on methadone and pregnancy, Methadone
Anonymous, support forums, on-site experts to answer questions, and so much more.
- National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT)
A non-profit organization with the mission to educate the public about the disease
of opioid addiction and the buprenorphine treatment option, to help reduce the stigma
and discrimination associated with patients with addiction disorders, and to serve
as a conduit connecting patients in need of treatment to qualified treatment providers.
- National Alliance of Methadone Advocates (NAMA)
NAMA is an organization composed of methadone patients and health care professionals
that are supporters of quality opiate agonist treatment. We have thousands of members
worldwide with a network of international affiliated organizations and chapters
in many places in the United States.
- Recovery Community Services Program (RCSP)
A grant program from SAMHSA/CSAT of peer-to-peer recovery support services to help
people initiate and/or sustain recovery from alcohol and drug use disorders.