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National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Support & Treatment

NIAAA Resources

Today there are more options available for treating alcohol use disorder (AUD) than ever before. Decades of research have led to advances in medications and behavioral therapies to help people recover. Professionally led alcohol treatment now takes place in a variety of settings, including outpatient care that can help many people recover while still living at home.  

To learn more about treating AUD, visit the following: 

NIAAA Alcohol Treatment Navigator Pointing the way to evidence based care

► NIAAA Alcohol Treatment Navigator

This online tool is designed to help consumers find quality treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD).  

Navigator focuses on evidence-based alcohol treatment, telling you what you need to know about AUD and treatment options, and helping you find the right treatment for you—and near you. 


Finding and Getting Help

► Treatment for Alcohol Problems: Finding and Getting Help

This guide is written for individuals, and their family and friends, who are looking for options to address alcohol problems.  It is intended as a resource to understand what treatment choices are available and what to consider when selecting among them.



Additional Resources


► Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator -- the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides a website and a toll-free telephone number for information/treatment referral assistance for substance misuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.


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