Substance Abuse Information
[Substance Abuse] [Alcoholics
Anonymous] [Treatment Centers]
a service to our users, we are providing this page of recovery
resources which lists our own and third party sites with substance
abuse information and information about recovery organizations
and substance abuse treatment centers or halfway houses. Although
there are some national sites listed, the information here primarily
covers the Tennessee region. If you know of a web site that focuses
on the issues of substance abuse and chemical
dependency or provides information
on substance abuse treatment centers in the Tennessee area, please
let us know and we
will consider it for inclusion in this listing.
Substance Abuse Resources
Alcohol Abuse Questionnaire
These questions may help you decide if you or a loved one has a
problem with drinking and may be an alcoholic.
Drug Abuse Questionnaire
If you think you may have a drug problem but
are not sure that it is a drug addiction, try answering these questions
Alcohol & Drug
Straightforward information for alcoholics,
drug abusers, and co-dependents. For those in recovery and those
not yet there. Free newsletter, articles, stories, images, links,
Basic Job Guide For Recovering Alcoholics, Addicts and Felons
Are you just recovering from an addiction? Take a look at our basic job guide for finding employment quickly.
Sobriety and Recovery Resources
This site contains the personal stories of
many recovering alcoholics and addicts. It also provides recovery
information from many
sources including national and regional recovery organizations
such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.
Substance Abuse Sites at DMOZ.Org, the Open Directory Project
The Open Directory Project is the largest human edited directory
on the Internet. The Substance Abuse Page has many resources
dealing with substance abuse and chemical dependency including
treatment centers, counseling services, recovery organizations,
books and support groups.
Abuse Treatment Locator
The Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator is useful for finding
treatment centers in your local area. This link takes you to the
Tennessee search page, but the database lists treatment centers
Homelessness and Addiction
Too often, homelessness is one of the tragic
results associated with alcoholism and drug addiction. Many clients
arrive at A Friend of Bill's homeless and indigent.
Alcoholics Anonymous Information
What is Alcoholics Anonymous?
A fellowship of men and women recovering from the disease of alcoholism.
The only requirement to join is a desire to stop drinking.
AA 12 Steps to Recovery
A Friend of Bill's uses a 12 step recovery plan in it's homes.
Here are the steps as presented in the Alcoholics Anonymous Big
This is the home page for Alcoholics Anonymous.
The site contain many recovery resources and literature about AA
and the disease of alcoholism.
East Tennessee Intergroup
1409 Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN - Hotline:
This page is a list of AA meetings and recovery phone numbers in
the East Tennessee area including Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Bristol,
Memphis Area Intergroup
5119 Summer Ave, Suite 315, Memphis, TN -
Hotline: (901) 454-1414
The Memphis Central Office, under the direction
of the Memphis Area Intergroup Association, serves the greater
area. The Central Office supports the individual groups of AA in
the Memphis, TN area. This site contains area meeting schedules
for local AA groups, an events calendar of recovery related events
and a bookstore.
Middle Tennessee Central Office
176 Thompson Lane, Suite G-1, Nashville, TN
- Ph. (615) 831-1050
The Middle Tennessee Central Office Intergroup Association is a
partnership among the Middle Tennessee AA groups. The purpose
of the Central Office is to aid the regional AA groups in their
common purpose of carrying the AA message to the alcoholic who
still suffers. This site contains an AA meetings database, a
monthly newsletter and an events schedule for the Middle Tennessee
Lebanon, TN AA Meetings
This page contains Alcoholics Anonymous meeting schedules for the
Lebanon, TN area. AA and Al-Anon meetings at The Other House, Fellowship House,
Our House, Gladeville and area churches are covered.
Hendersonville, TN AA Meetings
Schedule of AA meetings in the Hendersonville,
Tennessee area. Covers meetings held at the Hendersonville Hospital
and various area churches.
Search for Meetings in Middle Tennessee
Search this database for AA meetings in the
Middle Tennessee region. Search by group, city, zip code, meeting
type, time of day or
day of the week.
AA Big Book Search Engine
This is an online edition of the Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book.
The Big Book can be browsed by chapter or searched by key words
Narcotics Anonymous Information
Narcotics Anonymous World Service, NA
Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association
of recovering drug addicts with more than 31,000 weekly NA meetings
in over 100 countries worldwide.
NA Nashville and Middle Tennessee
Nashville, TN - Hotline: (615) 251-7462
This is the Narcotics Anonymous web site for the Nashville and
Middle Tennessee area. The site includes a schedule of meetings
and events, a help line, the NA newsletter and contact information.
Narcotics Anonymous West Tennessee
Memphis, TN - Hotline: (901) 276-5483
This NA site in West TN has a meeting schedule or area NA meetings,
a newsletter, help line numbers, activities page, discussion
group and chat room. The Memphis NA Egroup is an unofficial discussion
group connecting local members together through the internet.
East TN NA Meeting Schedule
Knoxville, TN - Hotline: (800) 249-0012
or locally 583-3536
This page lists meetings for the Greater Smoky Mountain area in
East Tennessee including the cities of Knoxville, Sevierville,
Gatlinburg, Oak Ridge, Rockford, Jefferson City, Newport, Morristown
and Lenoir City.
Middle TN and Nashville NA Meetings
This page list local Narcotics Anonymous meetings in Nashville
and the Middle Tennessee area.
Substance Abuse Treatment Centers, Recovery Homes & DUI School
A Friend of Bill's Recovery Homes,
Lebanon, TN - Ph. (615) 449-9514
A structured living environment for recovering alcoholics and drug
addicts who are trying to learn how to live in society as sober and
A Better Choice DUI School
5607 Ringgold Rd, East Ridge, TN - Ph. (423) 580-0819
A privately owned company committed to DUI prevention and education to individuals who have found themselves involved in legal situations regarding alcohol and/or drugs.
What Are Halfway Houses?
This is our own explanation of halfway houses,
their different purposes and what they are not. Whether they
are called halfway houses, sober houses, safe houses or recovery
certain things to look for before moving in.
Bradford Health Services
Nashville, TN - Ph. (800) 677-8209
Alcoholism and chemical dependency programs for both adults and adolescents.
Inpatient, partial and outpatient programs are available. Team approach
to treatment, including qualified addiction counselors and physicians
Old Hickory, TN - Ph. (615) 872-2757
At Cumberland Heights treatment includes medical detoxification,
individual and group counseling, experiential therapy, a family
program, and aftercare. Each patient is assigned a counselor to
guide and assist him or her in developing a personal plan for continuing
Cumberland Mental Health Services Inc
TN - Ph. (615) 444-4300
An outpatient, mental health and substance abuse treatment
and counseling center in Lebanon, TN. Serves residents of Sumner,
Trousdale, Wilson counties
Lakeside Behavioral Health System
Memphis, TN - Ph. (800) 232-5253
Provider of specialized behavioral health and addictive disease
services in the Memphis and mid-south region. Lakeside’s
specialized programs treat disorders such as depression, and anxiety,
as addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism, and drug addiction
for adults, seniors, adolescents and children.
Health Department Homeless Services
Nashville, TN - Downtown Clinic
Ph. (615) 862-7900
This program is responsible for coordinating the Metro Health Department's
services to homeless persons. Services provided at the Downtown Clinic
include primary medical care, mental health services, outpatient
substance abuse treatment, and oral health services. The substance
abuse treatment program is a 12 week program consisting of 20 or
more hours of counseling per week at the Downtown Clinic and includes
shelter, education, and case management at the Campus for Human
Nashville, TN - Ph. (800) 365-2270
As part of the Vanderbilt Addiction Center, the VITA
Program offers a variety of services designed to help
people start or resume a life of recovery from addiction
to alcohol or other drugs. VITA’s
services include inpatient detox, an intensive outpatient program,
a family education program and aftercare.