About Us

Updated on April 19, 2024 | Written by the AddictionResource Editorial Team

AddictionResource.net is a free resource for people living with substance abuse, addiction, and/or mental health disorders. AddictionResource.net is owned and operated by Recovery Guide LLC.

Addiction and mental health disorders touch millions of lives — from those affected by substance use disorders to their loved ones, family members, friends, and co-workers. This is why it is crucial to share reputable, fact-based information about substance use disorder and its effects. Our resources exist to provide helpful information about the signs of addiction, the effects of substances on physical and mental health, and treatment options for all levels of addiction care.

We understand that there is no single path to addiction recovery. Whether it be a short-term detox, a flexible outpatient program, or a long-term residential treatment center, we aim to help those seeking addiction recovery find the treatment that works best for their needs.

Personalizing your addiction recovery plan is key to successful treatment, which is why we delve into the major treatment methods that have been proven to be effective in treating substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders. At AddictionResource.net, those affected by addiction and their loved ones can learn about evidence-based behavioral therapies, holistic treatment methods for addiction recovery, and other approaches to recovery.

Our Mission

At AddictionResource.net, our mission is to equip people living with substance use disorder and their loved ones with the resources and knowledge about mental health and substance abuse they need to achieve lasting recovery. We’re passionate about connecting individuals with treatment options that will kickstart their journey toward lifelong healing.

We accomplish this by providing the most trusted content for individuals and their loved ones who are researching addiction, substance abuse, and treatment options. We strive to offer a wealth of information that is both useful and completely accurate in our quest to help people find recovery resources.

Expert Reviewed

We take our commitment to accurate, fact-based content seriously. Every article we publish is fact-checked for accuracy and clarity by expert reviewers.

Our reviewers are experts in their medical fields who vet all content with the latest research, medical findings, and best practices in substance abuse and mental health care.

How To Use Our Site

Discover: Learn About Addiction

Recovery begins with awareness. Our goal is to research the latest substance abuse trends and statistics to shed light on the most critical issues affecting people with mental health and substance use disorders. We share these findings via extensive guides, digestible and accessible articles, and FAQ pages.

We equip our readers with up-to-date information about addiction recovery rates, evidence-based approaches to substance use disorder treatment, the effects of addiction on varying communities and demographics across the United States, and more. If it affects those with addiction, their families, or their loved ones, we aim to cover it in a timely, fact-based manner.

Directory: Find Treatment

We are dedicated to bridging the gap between information and action so that our readers can make a well-informed decision regarding treatment for themselves or their loved ones.

Our substance abuse treatment directory helps people find the treatment they need to overcome addiction. With our easy-to-use and extensive directory, people with addictions or their loved ones can easily search for treatment at a substance use disorder recovery center near them.

Only the highest-quality addiction treatment centers are featured on the directory pages at AddictionResource.net.

Facilities are selected on our rank lists based on:

  • the level of care offered
  • accreditation status
  • certifications, verifications, or awards in mental health or addiction treatment
  • membership in trusted organizations
  • the use of evidence-based practices
  • reviews and testimonies from previous clients
  • state licensure

Connect: Helpline & Chatbox

We want to make the process of finding treatment for addiction easier for those seeking help. That’s why we have a team of trusted representatives who are ready to take calls at any time. Both our 24/7 helpline and chatbox are free resources available to callers looking for treatment.

When you call our helpline or reach out via chat, you’ll be connected with an Ark Behavioral Health representative. Ark Behavioral Health current sponsors the 1-800 helpline found on our site. This sponsorship ends 4/30/24.  If an Ark facility is not the right fit, an Ark representatives may refer you to another substance use or mental health treatment center, or the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) hotline to find a program that best suits your needs. Recovery Guide LLC does not receive any compensation or commission for referrals to other treatment facilities.

By exploring the resources on this site or connecting with one of the representatives available via our helpline or chatbox, you or your loved one are under no obligation to commit to an Ark Behavioral Health treatment program.

Editorial Team

Recovery Guide LLC is proud to work with an experienced team of writers, medical professionals, expert reviewers, and editors to ensure all content meets the highest editorial standards. We conduct in-depth research to find the most relevant topics related to substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health disorders, and addiction recovery.

Our data-backed, people-first content is written by experienced writers in the mental health and addiction field who are passionate about what they do. During the editorial review process, our top editors ensure that we’ve covered the most essential information with compassion, clarity, and transparency. All final drafts are reviewed closely by experts in the medical field who use their personal breadth of knowledge and experience in the medical field to ensure accuracy.

Learn more about our editorial standards at AddictionResource.net.

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