Recovery Resources

Addiction is a treatable chronic disease. If you or a loved one is suffering from the disease of addiction, know that there are a number of resources available to you that will offer support. There is hope for recovery.

North Dakota Be Legendary Logo with Behavioral Health Human Services to the right

Become a Peer Support Specialist

Learn how to become a peer support specialist to help others struggling with behavioral health issues.
Blue arrows with Faces & Voices of Recovery spelled out to the right and advocate, act, and advance spelled beneath

Become a Recovery Community Organization

Recovery Community Organizations (RCOs) are dedicated recovery advocates working to change perceptions, policies and laws to improve the lives of those in the recovery community.
Gold letters "N" & "A" against a green background

Upper Midwest Region of Narcotics Anonymous


Shatterproof Addiction Education and Support

Every American is impacted by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, and families affected by addiction will face even greater challenges during this time. But knowledge is power. This special edition of Shatterproof’s addiction education platform offers guidance on how to help loved ones and find treatment.
Families Strong

Families Strong

For family members and friends of individuals with substance use disorders learn new ways of interacting with the individual.

SAMHSA Virtual Recovery Resources

This tip sheet describes resources that can be used to virtually support recovery from mental/substance use disorders. It also provides resources to help local recovery programs create virtual meetings.
Project Renew Logo

Project Renew

You may be feeling anxious, stressed, worried, sad, depressed, lonely, or frustrated during these times. Project Renew is here to help by offering free support services to those who may be experiencing these natural feelings in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Brief support services are free and anonymous to all North Dakotans and is provided by our community partner Lutheran Social Services. If you are in a time of intense difficulty, distress or trouble, please call 701-223-1510 to talk to a trained counselor.
Green and white pentagon with Addiction Policy Forum spelled out to the right

Navigating Treatment and Addiction: A Guide for Families

Navigating Addiction and Treatment: A Guide for Families is a resource for family members who are trying to navigate the complex world of addiction and help loved ones achieve recovery. The guide includes basic definitions, as well as in-depth information about substance use disorders, treatment options, communication strategies, and self-care tips.
Black text "FirstLink" with blue circle enveloping the text

FirstLink 2-1-1

FirstLink 2-1-1 is available for listening and support, referrals to resources or help and crisis intervention.
Parents in a blue quote box with Lead in light blue letters to the left

Parents Lead

Parents, family members, and other trusted adults play an important role in helping children make sense of what they hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and minimizes anxiety or fear. Review these resources to help guide your conversations.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline is available to provide crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. Individuals can call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. TYY 1-800-846-8517 for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Green and white image with National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in bold letters with a phone handle in the shape of a C with phone number and website listed at the bottom

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Individuals struggling with thoughts of suicide can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
North Dakota Be Legendary Logo with Behavioral Health Human Services to the right

North Dakota Behavioral Health Division COVID-19 Resources

The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) can be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions. Finding ways to cope with the stress will help make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Review resources for adults, providers, and for talking with children.
Green and white pentagon with Addiction Policy Forum spelled out to the right

Connections App

Connections is a free downloadable app that is backed by years of research to support its provider-care management functionality, predictive relapse indicators, and analytics to reduce relapse.
In The Rooms spelled out in bold black letters with a green and blue tree to the left and global recovery community spelled below

In The Rooms Virtual Recovery Meetings

In The Rooms gives people in recovery a place to meet and socialize when they’re not in face-to-face meetings through live meetings, discussion groups, and other tools.

Digital Recovery Support: Online and Mobile Resources

Not everyone can make it to meetings in person. View this infographic to get resources that many people use to access vital recovery support online from home.
S logo with sharing solutions to the right

Sharing Solutions - U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Sharing Solutions was created by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to highlight workforce resources and showcase innovative solutions to the opioid crisis.
Red box with white outline of the state of North Dakota and the words ND Response contained inside

North Dakota Response COVID-19 Resources

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact North Dakota communities and its citizens, keep up to date with this information pertaining to both state and federal resources.
Green and white pentagon with Addiction Policy Forum spelled out to the right

"Responding to Addiction" - A Community Training

"Responding to Addiction" provides communities with the most comprehensive training on addiction that is currently available in the United States.
The words Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation spelled out in blue with a green and blue interlocked arrow design to the left

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Recovery Apps

To help provide support, inspiration and resources for you, your family and friends, the following popular Hazelden apps are offered at no-charge for a limited time. Recovery is a daily practice, and some days are bound to be more challenging than others. Mobile apps from Hazelden Publishing offer you anytime-anywhere access to inspiration and support.
Headset with 24-7 logo with recovery talk to the right

Recovery Talk Hotline

If you don’t know where to begin getting help with addiction for yourself or someone you know—start here. Call 844-44-TALK2 (844-448-2552) and speak to a trained peer support specialist with lived experience in addiction to chat and receive support.
Addiction Resource Center

Addiction Resource Center (ARC)

The Addiction Resource Center (ARC) supports patients, families, and providers with critical information about addiction and connects them to quality treatment and recovery resources through our vetted database.
Overdose prevention resources

Stop Overdose

Learn who is at risk of an overdose, what are the signs of an overdose, and how you can save a life by administering naloxone.
North Dakota Be Legendary Logo with Behavioral Health Human Services to the right

Language of Recovery

Learn about alternative terminology for addiction and recovery that you can use to empower a supportive culture for recovery.
North Dakota Be Legendary Logo with Behavioral Health Human Services to the right

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Voucher

The SUD Voucher supports eligible individuals in their personal recovery by reducing financial barriers in accessing substance use disorder treatment and recovery services.
workplace calculator

Workplace Cost Calculator

An authoritative, easy-to-use tool providing business leaders with specific information about the cost of substance use.

Shatterproof Workplace Toolkit

An addiction education program designed to close the knowledge gap about opioids, break the stigma of addiction, and foster prevention, treatment and recovery.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Workplace Toolkit

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Workplace Toolkit
worksite wellness

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Workplace Wellness Initiative

Since its start in 2010, this toolkit and our training events have helped employers to create an organizational culture of wellness while improving health and productivity.