An Online Resource Center for Family and Friends of People Battling Drug Addiction

Understanding Addiction

We have found that by better understanding the nature of addiction, we are better able to cope and have positive interactions with our loved one. Here you will find information about drug use, abuse, and addiction. Each of the links below takes you to pertinent information and resources.

Key reference sources for Parent Addiction Network

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for educational purposes. It is not intended as advice. For medical or legal questions, please consult a healthcare provider or attorney, as appropriate. The inclusion of any resource or link on this website does not imply endorsement from the Parent Addiction Network or Safe Communities of Madison-Dane County.



We host this website, we are an email distribution list and we are a group that meets monthly to network and work for change.

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