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North Country Resources
Local resources are available to support those struggling with addiction. Check out our Services Directory for information on how to find help in your county.Providers Directory
Connecting North Country Communities
North Country Addictions Resource Center
The North Country Addictions Resource Center fosters partnerships and collaboration among addiction prevention, treatment, recovery and harm reduction services throughout Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence Counties along with the Akwesasne Territory. With a strong emphasis on increasing accessibility and awareness throughout the region, the North Country Addictions Resource Center is here to help providers and families alike.Learn More
Northern Tier Providers Coalition
A Network of Behavioral Health Providers
The Northern Tier Providers Coalition (NTPC) is a robust network of rural behavioral health providers across the North Country region that began in the early 1990s. With over 15 agencies represented, NTPC provides members with an opportunity to collaborate and effectively advocate for the needs of the North Country.Learn More
Navigating the complex world of addiction
Where Do I Begin?
Substance Use Disorder, often referred to as drug addiction, is a disease that impacts a person's brain and behavior and leads to an inability to control the use of a legal or illegal drug or medication. Substances such as alcohol, marijuana, and nicotine are considered drugs along with prescription and illicit drugs. People with a Substance Use Disorder often continue using drugs despite the harm it causes. Recovery for those impacted by a Substance Use Disorder looks different for everyone and resources are available to support individuals in need wherever they are on their path to recovery.Link Here
Professionals Directory (Locked)
Supportive Resources for Addiction Professionals
The Professionals Directory is a comprehensive resource guide to help addiction professionals assist clients with addressing the social determinants of health. The directory includes available services in the seven county North Country Region, including the Akwesasne territory. Service categories include mental health, food, clothing, housing, transportation, employment, legal, financial, insurance, case management, and self-help.Referrals Directory
Find the resources available to assist yourself or a loved one suffering from a Substance Use Disorder. This comprehensive resource guide is filterable by county including the counties of Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence and the Akwesasne Territory. This resource guide is also filterable by service type, including the wide range of support services available in the North Country region.Providers Directory