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Helpful Links for professionals and anyone interested in more information about addiction, treatment and recovery:

https://soundcloud.com/whcu-radio/20160808billrusen
Please select the link above to listen to the CEO of Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services Bill Rusen explain how shame and isolation allow addiction to persist, while positive social interactions provide addicted men and women with perspective and insight into their disease. Bill appears regularly on WHCU 870 AM's Morning Report with host Lee Rayburn to talk about addiction and recovery in our community.


https://www.addictioncenter.com
Addiction Center is your comprehensive addiction information hub. We are the definitive guide to the dangers of abusing alcohol, illicit drugs, prescription drugs and more. We review top treatment centers to help you find the one that gives you or your loved one the best chance at a successful recovery.

http://www.heroin-rehab.org/protecting-your-child-from-drug-use-and-abuse/
Protecting your Child from Drug Use and Abuse

http://www.recoveryconnection.org/talking-to-your-child-about-drugs
Talking to Your Child About Drugs

http://www.niaaa.nih.gov
Sponsored by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) this site is comprehensive and easy to use.

http://www.samhsa.gov
SAMSHA Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

www.alcoholaddiction.info/statistics.htm
Sponsored by Narconon this site offers a great deal in the areas of statistics, news and testimonials.

OASAS.NY.gov
This is the site of the licensing and supervising body for CARS. Comprehensive site for al things having to do with addiction treatment in the Empire State.

www.drugfree.org/join-together
Join Together is a project of the Boston University School of Public Health. Extremely well done site that is a great source of solid research based information on addiction.

www.lovefirst.net
This is the home site of two of the leading practitioners and authors (Jeff & Debra Jay) concerning intervention as a clinical tool. This easy to use and comprehensive site is a great tool for anyone attempting to make sense of the question, "What should I do now that I know about the problem?!"

www.hazelden.org
This is the website of one of the leading organization in the field of chemical addiction recovery treatment. CARS uses two Hazelden programs in its Intensive Residential Rehabilitation program.

Local AA and NA Meetings:
Ithaca Community Recovery-518 West Seneca Street
is owned by a not for profit corporation called "Ithaca Community Recovery."  ICR was formed by a group of local people for the purpose of providing a meeting and activity space for Ithaca's recovering community.

Glogal Meeting Schedule-In the Rooms Link (AA/NA Meetings):
Find Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, and other 12-Step Fellowship Meetings around the world. The most comprehensive list of 12-Step meetings in the world.

stopimpaireddriving.com
Impaired driving continues to be one of the deadliest crimes in America. This site is designed to provide you with information
and resources to fight drunk and drugged driving in your community.


http://national-rehab-centers.stopimpaireddriving.com/
The National Alcohol & Drug Rehab Center Locator