Resources

Hudson Valley Resources

Westchester County

Dutchess County

Rockland County

Self-Help

Nicotine Treatment

  • Nicotine Anonymous – a 12-step program based on the recovery program of Alcoholics Anonymous
  • QuitNet – an online quit smoking community
  • American Lung Association
  • www.smokefree.gov – provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking

Youth Resources

Recommended reading

  • High Bottom Drunk
    By Charles N. Roper
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  • Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines
    By Nic Sheff
  • Beautiful Boy
    By David Sheff
  • I Am Your Disease: The Many Faces of Addiction 
    By Sheryl Letzgus McGinnis and Heiko Ganzer
  • Losing Jonathan
    By Robert Waxler, Linda Waxler
  • Addict In The Family: Stories of Loss, Hope, and Recovery
    By Beverly Conyers
  • Broken 
    By William Cope Moyers
  • Addiction: Why Can’t They Just Stop? 
    By Susan Cheever (Afterword), John Hoffman (Editor), Susan Froemke (Editor), Sheila Nevins (Introduction)
  • High Society: How Substance Abuse Ravages America and What to Do About It 
    By Joseph A. Califano Jr.
  • First Year Sobriety: When All That Changes Is Everything 
    By Guy Kettelhack
  • Drinking: A Love Story 
    By Caroline Knapp

Recommended viewing

  • National Geographic: World’s Most Dangerous Drug (2006)
  • 28 Days
  • Rush
  • When a Man Loves a Woman
  • Traffic
  • Maria Full of Grace
  • August: Osage County
  • The Days of Wine and Roses
  • The Lost Weekend
“Treatment programs are licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.”