Technical Assistance

Resource List

Below are some suggested resources that we believe are particularly helpful. This is not a comprehensive list of resources. If you have any valued additions, please contact us (see below).

Videos

An American Sign Language Interpretation of the 12-Step Program
Availability: Minnesota Chemical Dependency Program for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Individuals. 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, Minn. 55454. 800.282.3323 (TTY).

Dreams of Denial
Availability: Minnesota Chemical Dependency Program for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Individuals. 2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, Minn. 55454. 800.282.3323 (TTY).

J.R.'s Story: The Disability of Chemical Dependency
Availability: AIMS Multi-Media, 800.367.2467. $49.95
Follows a young man who is quadriplegic as he struggles with his alcohol and drug addiction (28 minutes).

PRTA: Living Out Loud
Availability: Progressive Research & Training for Action. 2809 Telegraph Avenue, Ste. 208, Berkeley, CA 94705. 510.705.8918; (TTY) 510.705.8535.
Chronicles a high risk youth prevention program for teenage girls with disabilities.

Silent Storm: Disability and Coexisting Substance Abuse
Availability: United Cerebral Palsy Association of New Jersey. 354 South Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08909. 609.392.4004; (TTY) 609.392.7044. $40.00.
A brief overview of the major issues surrounding alcohol and other drug problems and people with disabilities. Features interviews with NAADD board members and staff (10 minutes).

Understanding a Need… Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention for People with Disabilities
Availability: National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information, Catalogue #VHS091. 800.729.6686; (TTY) 800.487.4889.
An overview of the major issues of people with disabilities and prevention (15 minutes).

 

Newsletters / Books / Documents
Resources below with a price are available from NAADD.
Other resources are available from the organization identified.


Access Limited - Substance Abuse Services for People with Disabilities: A National Perspective,
National Association on Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, 1998. 30 pages. $15.00.
NAADD's study of barriers to alcohol and drug prevention and treatment services in 4 selected states including recommendations for improvement.

"California Responds: Changing Treatment Systems Through Advocacy for the Disabled,"
de Miranda, J. & Cherry L. Alcohol Health & Research World. V. 13, No. 2. 4 pages. $2.00.

"The Common Ground: Alcoholism, Addiction, and Disability," Addiction & Recovery, August 1990. 4 pages. $2.00.

"Developing Alcohol and Drug Services in a Spinal Cord Injury Program,"
with Young, M. & Casner, C. SCI Psychological Process V. 6 No. 2, 61-68, May 1993. 10 pages. $4.00.

"Fact Sheet on Alcohol, Drugs, and Disability,"
National Association on Alcohol, Drugs & Disability. 2001. 4 pages. Free.

"Inform Yourself: Alcohol, Drugs and Spinal Cord Injury,"
de Miranda, J. National Association on Alcohol, Drugs & Disability. $13.20.

The NAADD Report
The Nation's only newsletter exclusively focused on the issue of alcohol, drugs and disability. Subscription: FREE, back issues available $5.00 each.

Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 29: Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People with Physical and Cognitive Disabilities, 1998. Catalogue #BKD288.
Other TIPS may be ordered by contacting the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI), 800.729.6686; (TTY) 800.487.4889. Free.

"Treatment Services Offer Limited Access for People with Disabilities,"
de Miranda, J. The Counselor, 24-25. 2 pages. $2.00.


The following manuals can be obtained by contacting Wright State University/School of Medicine, SARDI Project, P.O. Box 927, Dayton, Ohio 45401 937.775.1484; (TTY) 937.259.1384. A fee for the publications may apply.

ATOD Prevention Activities for Youth and Adults with Disabilities, The SARDI Project, Substance Abuse Resources and Disability Issues. Wright State University School of Medicine. December, 1996.

"Guide to Substance Abuse & Disability Resources," Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Drugs and Disability, Wright State University/New York University, NIDRR. June 1999.

Substance Abuse, Disability and Vocational Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Drugs and Disability SARDI/Wright State University, Rehabilitation Counseling Program/New York University. 1996.


Websites

www.naadd.org
National Association on Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Inc.
Includes information about NAADD activities, online newsletters and links, and California Alcohol, Drug, and Disability Technical Assistance applications.

www.med.wright.edu/citar/sardi
Substance Abuse Resources and Disability Issues.

NAADD

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