Helpful Links

Included below is contact information for several local and online organizations that may be able to assist you with health related questions you may have. This list includes many organizations that are affiliated with treatment awareness and support groups. To make suggestions regarding adding or changing the contact information for different organizations, please e-mail us using our contact form.

Disclaimer: Links to organizations found on this site are provided solely as a service to our Interlink website visitors. These links do not constitute an endorsement of these organizations or their programs by Interlink Counseling Services, and none should be inferred. Interlink is not responsible for the content of the individual organization web pages found at these links. Links will open in new browser window.

Adult Children of Alcoholics
Adult Children of Alcoholics is a 12-Step, 12-Tradition program of women and men who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes. We meet with each other in a mutually respectful, safe environment and acknowledge our common experiences. We discover how childhood affected us in the past and influences us in the present ("The Problem"). We take positive action. By practicing the 12 Steps, focusing on "The Solution", and accepting a loving Higher Power of our understanding, we find freedom from the past and a way to improve our lives today. -

Al-anon and Alateen - Help for families of alcoholics
For over 50 years, Al-Anon (which includes Alateen for younger members) has been offering hope and help to families and friends of alcoholics. It is estimated that each alcoholic affects the lives of at least four other people... alcoholism is truly a family disease. No matter what relationship you have with an alcoholic, whether they are still drinking or not, all who have been affected by someone else's drinking can find solutions that lead to serenity in the Al-Anon/Alateen fellowship. Interlink encourages participation in Al-anon and Alateen for family members of patients. -

Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous® (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Interlink encourages participation in AA for all recovering alcoholics. -

Alcoholics Anonymous of Louisville
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. - 502-582-1849

Coalition for the Homeless
The Coalition for the Homeless is a nonprofit organization with a mission to advocate for people who are homeless and for the prevention and elimination of homelessness. They have been the voice of homelessness in Louisville for over twenty years. Working closely with homeless service providers in the community, civic groups, concerned citizens, faith-based groups, and our local, state, and federal governments. The Coalition for the Homeless is located at 1115 South Fourth Street, 3rd Floor. - 502-589-0190

Faces and Voices of Recovery
Faces and Voices of Recovery is committed to organizing and mobilizing the millions of Americans in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction, our families, friends, and allies to speak with one voice. Our organization is dedicated to changing public perceptions of recovery, promoting effective public policy in Washington and in all 50 states, and demonstrating that recovery is working for millions of Americans. It is our collective strength that will ensure our success, and it is our mission to bring the power and proof of recovery to everyone in America. -

Interlink Counseling Services DUI School
Interlink's DUI School is a state certified organization with a professionally certified staff, who are committed to providing DUI services to meet the needs of the people of our community. We offer a well structured course of study, integrating audio-visual aids with hands-on exercises and various other related materials. - 502-964-7147

Join Together
Since 1991, Join Together has supported community-based efforts to advance effective alcohol and drug policy, prevention, and treatment. Join Together leads initiatives to help communities respond to the harms caused by excessive alcohol and drug use and provides free internet services supporting their efforts. Join Together provides a variety of publications and recovery resources. -

Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs
The KDVA provide benefits counseling, skilled nursing care at state veterans centers, dignified interment at state veterans cemeteries, and special programs for women veterans, homeless veterans and others. - 1-800-928-4012

Louisville VA Medical Center
Since 1952, Louisville VAMC has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privelege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 166,000 veterans living in a 35-county area of the Kentuckiana area. The VAMC is located at 800 Zorn Avenue in Louisville Kentucky. - 502-287-4000

Louisville Vet Center
The Vet Center provides readjustment counseling to combat veterans in the effort to make a satisfying transition from military to civilian life. Services include individual counseling, group counseling, marital and family counseling, bereavement counseling, medical referrals, assistance in applying for VA Benefits, employment counseling, guidance and referral. alcohol & drug assessments. information and referral to community resources, military sexual trauma counseling & referral, outreach and community education. The Vet Center is located at 1347 South 3rd Street in Louisville. - 502-634-1916

Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD)
MADD is a non-profit grass roots organization with more than 600 chapters nationwide. MADD is not a crusade against alcohol consumption - MADD's mission is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking. -

Nar-Anon is a 12-step program designed to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend. Nar-Anon's program of recovery is adapted from Narcotics Anonymous and uses Nar-Anon's 12 Steps and 12 Traditions. The only requirement to be a member and attend Nar-Anon meetings is that there is a problem of drugs or addiction in a relative or friend. Interlink supports Nar-Anon as a support option for family members and friends of Interlink patients. -

Narcotics Anonymous
NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We meet regularly to help each other stay clean. We are not interested in what or how much you used but only in what you want to do about your problem and how we can help. Interlink encourages participation in NA for all recovering narcotic addicts. -

Narcotics Anonymous of Louisville
N.A. is a non-profit Fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs. There is only ONE requirement for membership, the desire to stop using. We suggest that you keep an open mind and give yourself a break. Our program is a set of principles written so simply that we can follow them in our daily lives. The most important thing about them is that THEY WORK. - 502-499-4423

National Association for Children of Alcoholics
NACoA is the national nonprofit 501 (c) 3 membership and affiliate organization working on behalf of children of alcohol and drug dependent parents. Our mission is to advocate for all children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug dependencies. In a word, we help kids hurt by parental alcohol and drug use. -

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
Founded in 1944 by Mrs. Marty Mann, a pioneer in the alcoholism field, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) provides education, information, help, and hope to the public. It advocates prevention, intervention, and treatment through a nationwide network of Affiliates. In addition, NCADD operates a toll-free Hope Line (800-NCA-CALL) for information and referral and a National Intervention Network (800-654-HOPE) to educate and assist the families and friends of addicted persons. -

National Institute on Drug Abuse
The National Institute on Drug Abuse or (NIDA) is part of the National Institutes of Health. Its mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. -