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Community & Law Enforcement Resources
A variety of resources provided by the Medicine Abuse Project.

Information for Educators
As an educator, you play an important role in educating your students about how drugs affect their body, brain, and behavior. NIDA has a range of age-appropriate curricula and activities designed to help you in this challenging role and support your efforts in the classroom.

Impact of Marijuana on Children and Adolescents
Evidence-Based Information on Cannabis/Marijuana, a PDF presented by CSAM.

Information on Addiction for the General Public
Many people do not understand why or how other people become addicted to drugs. This resource from CSAM gives some basic information for the general public on addiction.

Marijuana's Addictive Potential
This resource aims to give the public information on marijuana's addictive potential, which has historically been underestimated.

Community Education
Experience has shown that some of the most innovative and effective approaches to dealing with adolescent drug and alcohol problems begin at the community level.

Drug Guide
Information on a variety of different drugs, common names for those drugs, side effects, etc.

Employer's Resource Guide to Workplace Substance Abuse
Substance abuse is common, and the costs of substance abuse are high for employers. Of the 20 million adults classified as having problems with substance dependence or abuse in 2007, approximately 12 million (60%) were employed full time.

Funeral Director's Info Sheet
There is a potential for medications to be stolen from a home when family members are at their loved one’s wake and funeral. Funeral directors can implement best practices and provide medication safety recommendations to families to reduce the availability of prescription medications and prevent misuse and abuse.

Disposal of Unused Medicines: What You Should Know
Medicines play an important role in treating many conditions and diseases, but when they are no longer needed it’s important to dispose of them properly to avoid harm to others.

Realtor's Info Sheet
There is a potential for medications to be stolen from home sellers during home showings, open houses and moving days. Realtors can implement best practices and provide medication safety recommendations to the home owner to decrease the availability of prescription medications and help prevent abuse.

Rx Flyer for Educators
Quick resource for educators on preventing prescription medication abuse among students.

Addiction Treatment Centers
The Addiction Center is a comprehensive addiction information hub. They also review top treatment centers to help you find the one that gives you or your loved one the best chance at a successful recovery.

Get Smart About Drugs
A drug education website for parents, educators, and caregivers for learning about marijuana use and drugged driving; how to identify drug paraphernalia; why spice/K2 is a serious drug trend and more.

Consumer Guide to Finding and Choosing AODA Treatment Programs
Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Treatment Programs include detox centers, day treatment, inpatient/outpatient facilities, residential programs, and intervention/prevention efforts. This link includes an option to search for Wisconsin-based providers.

Heroin Anonymous
Former addicts offering support and resources to current addicts.

Metro Milwaukee Narcotics Anonymous
Support for narcotics addiction.

Cocaine Anonymous Wisconsin Area (CAWA)
Support for cocaine addiction.

Prescription Drug Abuse Information & Statistics
Background information and a variety of resources related to prescription drugs.

Alcohol Rehab Guide
Alcohol Rehab Guide aims to help these individuals and their loved ones by providing them with information on the signs of an alcohol addiction, the effects and the support options for those involved.

Understanding Withdrawal
Withdrawal is a hard process, understanding the symptoms and how to deal with them is crucial to be successful. It requires patience and diligence to continue while the human body cleanses itself of the substance. The symptoms of withdrawal can leave a person feeling lifeless and may even pose serious risks if not handled with care. To avoid a negative reaction to withdrawal from alcohol or drug addiction, seek professional help instead of attempting to undertake the challenge on your own. It could very well mean your life.

Addiction Guide
This Addiction Guide covers how drugs and alcohol affect the body, how to identify the signs and symptoms of abuse, and where to seek effective treatment.

MHA Wisconsin: Resources for Milwaukee
This directory includes resources for mental health, wellness, and addiction services in the Greater Milwaukee Area.

Evidence-Based Marijuana Information
Reasonable dialogue regarding marijuana use has historically proven extraordinarily difficult. Fortunately, scientific research has now uncovered a great deal about the effects of marijuana on the basic working of the brain that can form the foundation for a reasonable exchange. CSAM seeks to educate the public so that each voter can make informed decisions.

Milwaukee CAN (Change Addiction Now)
Milwaukee CAN (Change Addiction Now) is a support group for anyone whose life has been affected by substance use and/or addiction. We recognize that this disease impacts not only those with the addiction, but also their friends and family. If you have similar life experiences, please join us. Milwaukee Area CAN meets on the 2nd Monday of every month, 6:00 PM to 7:30 at the Shorewood Library 3920 N. Murray Ave., Shorewood, WI.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resources related to substance abuse and mental health.

The Priorities

MCSAP addresses policies, practices and programs in our two current priority areas: marijuana use among youth and fatal drug overdose, with a particular emphasis on prescription drugs.

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