Employees - Community & Web Resources
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Addiction

A. A.
www.aa.org
This Web Site is created and maintained by Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. The General Service Office is the international office serving AA in the U.S./Canada.

Al-Anon
www.al-anon.org
To help families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or friend. Similarly, Alateen is our recovery program for young people. Alateen groups are sponsored by Al-Anon members.

Gamblers Anonymous
www.gamblersanonymous.org
The explanation that seems most acceptable to Gamblers Anonymous members is that compulsive gambling is an illness, progressive in its nature, which can never be cured, but can be arrested.

Narcotics Anonymous
www.na.org
Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts with more than 28,000 weekly meetings in 113 countries.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
www.niaaa.nih.gov
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the US Department of Health and Human Services.

National Institute on Drug Abuse
www.nida.nih.gov
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the US Department of Health and Human Services.

EAP/SAP

Employees Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA)
http://www.eapassn.org/ The Employees Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) is the largest, oldest, and most respected professional association for persons in the employee assistance program field. Our mission is to promote the highest standards of practice and the continuing development of employee assistance professionals, programs and services.

Substance Abuse Professional Guidelines
www.dot.gov/ost/dapc/testingpubs/sap.pdf
Substance Abuse Professional is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

Family & Elder Care
www.de.az.us
The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) has a comprehensive website with resources for children, the elderly, people with disabilities and those needing employment services.

Caregiver Resources on the Administration on Aging
http://www.aoa.gov/caregivers/default.htm
Whether you are expecting to become a caregiver or have been thrust into the role overnight, it is useful to know where you can get information and help.

Childcare
www.de.az.us
This DES site offers help in finding childcare and has information about selecting a childcare provider. Visit the site and select the childcare option.

Eldercare Locator
www.eldercare.gov
The Eldercare Locator is a national toll-free directory assistance public service of the US Administration on Aging that helps people locate aging services in every community throughout the United States. The primary goal of the service is to promote awareness of and improve access to state, area agency and local community aging programs and services.

ElderCare Online
www.ec-online.net
Eldercare Online is a beacon for people caring for aging loved ones. Whether you are caring for a spouse, parent, relative or neighbor, we are committed to providing an online community where supportive peers and professionals help you improve quality of life for yourself and your elder.

National Alliance for Caregiving
www.caregiving.org
A National Resource for Caregivers. We are dedicated to providing support to family caregivers and the professionals who help them and to increasing public awareness of issues facing family caregivers.

Financial

Consumer Credit Counseling
www.cccsouthwest.org
The Consumer Credit Counseling site. There is a list of valley locations, addresses and phone numbers, which offer classes, workshops, financial counseling, plus on-line counseling.

Springboard
www.credit.org
SPRINGBOARD is a non-profit consumer credit management organization formed in 1974 by local business leaders and credit grantors. Our mission is simple: To offer education on the wise use of credit and to serve as an alternative to bankruptcy.

Legal

Maricopa County Bar Association
Lawyer Referral Service

www.maricopabar.org
http://www.maricopabar.org/lris.shtml?lris
The MCBA Lawyer Referral Service receives more than 100,000 calls per year from individuals seeking legal advice. Just call 602-257-4434 and we will do our best to put you in touch with the appropriate attorney or agency. The fee for this service is only $35.00.

Nolo
www.nolo.com
Nolo's mission is to make the legal system work for everyone not just lawyers. We help people handle their own everyday legal matters or learn enough about them to make working with a lawyer a more satisfying experience. We publish reliable, plain-English books, software, forms and this website.