Resources for the Disabled

Addiction Resource Guide: Special Populations (addictionresourceguide.com/specpop/special.html)
Lists centers that offer recovery services for the blind, deaf, and physically challenged with detailed information on admissions, payment, services, licensing and accreditation and contact information.

National Directory of Alcohol and Other Drugs Prevention and Treatment Programs Accessible to the Deaf (www.rit.edu/ntid/saisd/national-directory)
This treatment locator for the deaf is organized by state and city. A full description is given on each facility and program including number of staff, interpreters, services offered, number of deaf clients served, ages of clients served, populations served, and financial arrangements.

RiverMend Health Centers of Georgia LGBTQ Addiction Treatment Program (rivermendhealthcenters.com/recovery-programs/lesbian-gay-bisexual-trans-queer-addiction-treatment)
This program offers a safe, supportive and affirming environment for addiction recovery for the LGBTQ communities centering around their unique recovery needs. This group is part of the Intensive Outpatient Program or Partial Hospitalization Programming at RiverMend Health Center of Atlanta. Each participant attends group five times per week for five weeks exploring where they are in the stages of sexual orientation and gender development and how it relates to being in recovery or being in active addiction. They gain awareness of dynamics of different types of relationships and the how intimacy relates to addiction/recovery. In the final week, patients create their specific recovery care plans around self-care and how to continue to grow in all their identities.

SAMHSA Locator (findtreatment.samhsa.gov)
Type in your address, city or zip code. At the top right side of the page, select Substance Abuse. Scroll down the drop down menu and select Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Updated May 19, 2017