Addiction Treatment & Recovery Resources
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – Recovery from alcohol addiction through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings.
Cocaine Anonymous (CA) – Recovery from cocaine addiction through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings.
Crystal Meth Anonymous – Recovery from crystal meth addiction through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings.
Dual Recovery Anonymous – Recovery from joint chemical dependence & emotional/psychiatric illness through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings.
Marijuana Anonymous – Recovery from marijuana addiction through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings.
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) – Recovery from drug addiction through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings.
SMART Recovery® – 4-Point Program® helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors by teaching how to change self-defeating thinking, emotions, & actions.
Al-Anon Family Groups – Helps family and friends recover from the effects of someone else’s drinking through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings.
Nar-Anon – Helps family and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend
National Empowerment Center Directory of peer-run crisis alternatives. Non-medical alternative programs offer a comfortable, non-judgmental environment in which to process stresses as well as explore new options.
Anxiety, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) – Search for support groups by state, name or support topic.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) – Map-based search and online support groups. The Balanced Mind Parent Network offers over a variety of online groups that connect parents in a supportive, informative environment.
Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) – Click “I want to … Find a local support group” to obtain a PDF listing of support groups by State.
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) – Search by state or internationally to find ADHD professionals, local support groups, and Parent to Parent Certified Teachers.
National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) – NEDA hosts several weekly support groups at its office in New York City. All groups are free; however, participants must register to attend. Contact the Helpline Supervisor for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org. NEDA also maintains a volunteer Loss Support Network
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Mental Health Consumer Assistance
National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse – The nation’s first national consumer technical assistance center for those who receive or have received mental health services.
National Empowerment Center – Consumer/survivor/expatient-run organization provides information supporting recovery & empowerment for those with mental health issues.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) – Promotes awareness of anxiety, depression, & related disorders; works to reduce associated stigma. Locate a therapist.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) – Peer-directed national organization. Locate a support group. Peer-based, wellness-oriented, and empowering services and resources.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) – Provides information, resources & networking opportunities for adults with ADHD & professionals. Locate specialists & support groups.
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) – Non-profit organization advocates for people with ADHD; education on research, medication & treatment. Find support groups.
National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) – Non-profit organization supports those affected by eating disorders. Information & Referral Helpline 1-800-931-2237, M-F 9 am to 5 pm EST.
Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Center (BPDRC) – Non-profit organization at Cornell Medical College helps those with BPD find current & accurate information on BPD & treatment sources.
International OCD Foundation – Non-profit organization for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) & related disorders, families, & professionals. Find treatment.
Mental Health America (MHA) – Addresses full spectrum of mental & substance use conditions; works to inform, advocate & enable access to quality behavioral health services.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Grassroots organization advocating for access to services, treatment, & research to improve the lives of Americans affected by mental illness.
National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery (NAMA) Organization for medication-assisted treatment patients and health care professionals that are supporters of quality opiate agonist treatment.
National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACA) – Raises public awareness; provides leadership in public policy; advocates for appropriate, effective & accessible education & prevention services.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) – Voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting alcoholism and drug addiction.
National Inhalant Prevention Coalition – Public-private effort to promote awareness and recognition of the problem of inhalant use. Inhalant referral and information clearinghouse.
DUI Foundation – Education about the life-altering effects drinking and driving can have.
Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law – Legal advocacy for the civil rights and human dignity of people with mental disabilities.