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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.

Facts and Information about Drugs and Alcohol

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

Provides objective information about drug and alcohol use, including statistics and recommendations. Topics include health, medical and scientific information, and material geared specifically to parents and young people.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Provides a list of frequently asked questions and answers about alcohol abuse and alcoholism for the general public.

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Provides a source of information about drug and alcohol abuse for parents, teachers and young adults. Topics include the long- and short-term effects of drugs and alcohol, prevention guides, and statistics and trends in abuse.

New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)

Oversees New York's chemical dependence treatment, prevention and recovery system. This website is the agency's primary source of communication to New Yorkers, and has information about their programs and specialized services.

Seniors and Substance Abuse

This link to the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse provides valuable information about what to look for and what to do if you suspect an elderly friend or relative has a substance abuse problem.


Offers a safe, private source of doctor-approved information that teenagers need to understand the changes that they (or their friends) may be going through. Also offers information about how smoking, drinking and doing drugs can affect people's lives.

The Cool Spot

Created for kids 11-13 years old by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the lead U.S. agency supporting research into the causes, prevention and treatment of alcohol problems.

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America

Helps parents and caregivers effectively address drug and alcohol abuse with their children. Provides information specifically geared to parents and teenagers about assessment, treatment and intervention.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Store

Resource of information about drugs and alcohol, addiction, treatment, intervention and prevention. Provides fact sheets and research on all available addictive drugs.

Discusses the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of alcohol, narcotics and other addictions.

White House Office of National Drug Control Policy

Establishes policies, priorities and objectives for the U.S. drug control program. Provides information about types and principles of treatment, drug facts and links to related websites.

Self-Help Groups


Helps families of alcoholics by practicing the Twelve Steps. This site explains how to find meetings and what to expect at meetings.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Provides contact information to find the times and locations of local meetings and details on the twelve step program.

Alcoholics Anonymous Los Angeles Central Office

This site has a meeting directory, contact information to obtain organizational literature, and resources for people who think they may have an alcohol addiction.

Cocaine Anonymous

Provides a database of contact information and websites to locate meetings across the country.