The Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Administration contracts with 16 regional coordinating agencies (CAs) to provide local prevention and treatment services for persons with substance use disorders. CAs may offer assistance in obtaining language interpreters and additional materials in a language other than English.
For those who have questions/concerns related to substance use, but have limited English language skills, please contact the Substance Abuse Regional Coordinating Agency in your area for assistance.
What Is Substance Abuse Treatment? A Booklet for Families
This booklet answers questions often asked by family members and friends of people entering treatment. It also offers a resource section with additional information and a list of support groups.
Motivation for Change – Fotonovela
Photographs are used with a story (fotonovela) to help the reader recognize the dangers that people face when they have a substance abuse problem, and the devastating consequences that can result. The story relates the problems of a Hispanic family when the son is faced with his alcoholism; and then begins the road to the recovery.
For more publications in Spanish/Español see: