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A person with a substance abuse problem misuses prescription and over the counter drugs, alcohol, or tobacco. Substance abuse is a disease that affects a person’s brain and behavior, and can complicate personal and professional relationships. Treatment options include therapy, medication or both.
Managing Substance Abuse
Managing substance abuse can be a confusing experience for newly diagnosed patients and their caregivers. To learn about the specific kinds of providers that might make up your health care team, as well as the services, programs, support groups, and organizations that can help you manage, visit the Managing Substance Abuse page.
Support Groups & Forums
Mobile Apps & Tools
Mobile apps and tools can provide you with easy-to-use information and resources that can serve as one part of your overall strategy to become and stay healthy.
This guide lists many mobile apps useful for recovering from addiction. Tools include tracking progress, locating meetings, communicating with sponsors, and other features.