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 Links of Interest 

211: This United Way information and referral website connects people with important community resources ranging from child care to eldercare services, physical and mental health resources, employment supports and volunteer opportunities.

Al-Anon/Alateen: This comprehensive worldwide website helps families and friends of alcoholics as they recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or friend.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Offering information for both people who may have a drinking problem and those in contact with problem drinkers.

Beyond Indigo: Considered the best of the web providing information on caregiving and illness, death and dying, and grief support.

Cocaine Anonymous: Offers support to recovering cocaine and other drug addicts.

Gamblers Anonymous: Serves men and women who share their experience, strength and hope that they may help themselves and others to recover from compulsive gambling obsessions.

Internet Mental Health: Contains a free encyclopedia of mental health information providing links to the most popular mental health sites found on the Internet.

Narcotics Anonymous: Offers worldwide support for recovering narcotic drug addicts.

National Domestic Abuse Hotline: Comprehensive resource for victims of domestic violence available toll-free, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Bilingual staff and a language line are available for every non-English-speaking caller. Deaf abused women can also find help at the Hotline by calling the TTY line at (800) 787-3224.

Prevent Child Abuse America (North Carolina chapter): The chapter's mission is to end child abuse in North Carolina by organizing child abuse prevention efforts in communities, educating people about what it is and how to help prevent abuse, and advocating for policies and programs that strengthen families.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information is the nation's one-stop resource for information about substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment. Both English and Spanish speaking information specialists staff this site 24 hours per day, seven days per week to take your calls at (800) 729-6686.