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Resources

Information about how and where to seek help for yourself or someone you know.

Resources for Audiences in the United States

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

An agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or visit SAMHSA.gov.

Shatterproof

A national nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the devastation addiction causes families. Resources and support groups can be accessed through their website.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

The nation?s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for millions of Americans affected by mental illness, especially those with serious mental illness. NAMI advocates for effective prevention, diagnosis, treatment, support, research and recovery that improves the quality of life of persons of all ages affected by mental illness.

Resources for Audiences Outside of the United States

Brazil: Alco�licos An�nimos do Brasil

A nonprofit organization and voluntary community of men and women who meet to achieve and maintain sobriety through total abstinence from drinking alcohol.

Canada: Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

Founded in 1918, the CMHA is the most established, most extensive community mental health organization in Canada. Through a presence in more than 330 communities across every province, CMHA provides advocacy, programs and resources that help to prevent mental health problems and illnesses, support recovery and resilience, and enable all Canadians to flourish and thrive.

Chile: Alcoholics Anonymous (Alcoh�licos An�nimos)

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; AA is self-supporting through its own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. AA?s primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety. 24/7 Phone number: 982601046.

Colombia: Alcoholics Anonymous

A nonprofit organization and voluntary community of men and women who meet to achieve and maintain sobriety through total abstinence from drinking alcohol. Phone number: 057-4-2517887.

Fundaci�n La Luz

Health Services Provider Institution, I.P.S. Private, non-profit, with more than 19 years of successful experience in the treatment and rehabilitation of young people and adults with addiction problems of both sexes. Phone number: +57 317 615 7174.

Denmark: Alcohol and Society

An organization that works to reduce the extent of alcohol damage in Denmark, including fewer alcohol-related diseases and deaths, fewer social damages to children and relatives; and fewer accidents. Phone number: 80 200 500.

The Psychiatry Foundation

A humanitarian disease-fighting organization that works to promote mental health so that everybody has the opportunity to live a good life, whether they are mentally vulnerable, diagnosed or experiencing a temporary crisis. Phone number: 39 25 25 25.

France: The National Association for Prevention in Alcohology and Addictology (ANPAA)

The ANPAA is the leading organization managing care and prevention centers all across French territory. It has a 145-year history of promoting better health policy to reduce addictions-related harms (alcohol, drugs, tobacco, games). Phone number: 0.811.91.30.30.

France: UNAFAM

UNAFAM is an association of public utility, which welcomes, listens, supports, trains, informs and accompanies the families and the entourage of people living with mental disorders since 1963. It has more than 14,000 members.

Finland: AddictionLink

Since 1996, AddictionLink has been Finland?s most popular site dealing with substance abuse and addiction. The website is intended for substance abusers, their families and friends and all those interested in objective information on substances and addiction. Phone number: 0800 900 45.

Finnish Central Association for Mental Health

Finnish Central Association for Mental Health is an association for people suffering and recovering from psychiatric problems. It stresses the right to a full, dignified life for everyone. Phone numbers: 0203 91920, 0800 177599.

Germany: DHS

The DHS was set up in 1947 to provide a platform for all the associations and charities active in helping addiction sufferers throughout the country. With few exceptions, all bodies involved in out-patient counseling and treatment, inpatient provision and self-help are represented in the DHS. The aim of the DHS member organizations is to systematically pool their various expert skills and knowledge of issues and problems relating to addiction prevention and addiction relief. To this extent, the DHS stands for addiction relief in Germany. Information and support for substance consumers and abusers, addicts and their families are provided and put into effect in the various facilities of the member associations and through contact among their members. Email contact: info@dhs.de.

Israel: ERAN

ERAN provides Emotional First Aid services, offering initial response and emotional support on the phone and online ? 24 hours a day, all year round ? while maintaining strict confidentiality and anonymity. For more than four decades, ERAN volunteers have been reaching out to people in stressful situations, discreetly and confidentially. The range of referrals to ERAN is broad and includes situations such as dealing with trauma, depression, economic distress, teen challenges, loneliness, violence, abuse, eating disorders, self-image and sexual identity, difficulty in raising children, distress of Holocaust survivors, anxiety and more. Phone number: 1201.

M�xico: Alcoh�licos An�nimos

Alcoh�licos An�nimos is a community of men and women that share their mutual experience, strength and hope to solve their problem and help others recover from alcoholism. Its main objective is to keep them sober and help other alcoholics reach sobriety as well. Phone numbers: CDMX (55) 5264-2406, (55) 5264-2466, (55) 5264-2588. Email contact: serviciosalacomunidad@aamexico.org.mx.

New Zealand: Alcohol Drug Helpline

The Alcohol Drug Helpline team provides non-judgmental, professional advice, information and support about drinking or other drug use. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All calls are free and confidential ? and you can remain anonymous if you want to. Phone number: 0800 787 797.

Singapore: Samaritans of Singapore (SOS)

SOS is dedicated to providing confidential emotional support to individuals facing a crisis, thinking about suicide or affected by suicide. We are a secular non-profit organization comprising full-time staff and volunteers. Our services include specialized counseling, support for those affected by the suicide of someone they know, referrals, training and workshops, outreach, and more. Phone number: 1800-221-4444.

United Kingdom: Sky Viewer Support

A collated website containing a list of several official bodies for the UK and IRE across all issues which might be raised in the show.