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Steps of Discovery and Empowerment

This group offers support for a wide variety of quality of life issues, such as addiction, codependency, abuse, and empowerment. The 16 Steps focus on a positive approach to help members celebrate personal strengths, stand up for htemselves, heal physically, express love, and see themselves as part of the entire community, not just the recovery community.

P.O. Box 1302
Lolo , MT 59847

Phone: 406-273-6080

A Safe Haven Foundation

This foundation supports an individual as he or she enters into and sustains long-term recovery from substance use. It works with each person to develop a personal "Continuum of Housing and Care."

2750 West Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608

Phone: 312-372-3820

About Recovery

This website offers recovery resources and provides a national helpline that is available 24 hours a day.

Phone: 877-345-3370

Abraham Low Self-Help System (ALSHS, formerly
Recovery Inc.)

These meeting groups are safe places to talk about life's struggles with others who have experienced similar struggles in their lives.

105 West Adams Street, Suite 2940
Chicago, IL 60603

Phone: 866-221-0302

Addiction Treatment Centers

This website offers information about drug treatment centers, rehab programs, and dual diagnosis treatment resources, including blogs, forums, video sharing, and a comprehensive directory of more than 11,000 treatment facilities.

356 Santana Row, #310
San Jose, CA 95128

Phone: 877-335-4673 408-210-4910

Addiction Treatment Watchdog

This website is a resource for educating medicationassisted treatment patients and others about the disease and treatment of opiate addiction.

Advocates for the Integration of Recovery and
Methadone (AFIRM)

This group supports methadone as an effective tool of recovery that can be enhanced through the integration of other treatment approaches. It promotes the development of Methadone Anonymous (MA) and other 12-step fellowships, as well as clinical treatment alternatives, such as incorporating spirituality modalities into traditional treatment settings.

455 East Bay Drive
Long Beach, NY 11561

Phone: 516-897-1330 (days) 516-889-8142 (evenings)

AIDS Service Center of New York City

This organization’s omprehensive programs include state-of-the-art peer education and training, harm reduction, specialized women’s services, HIV counseling and testing, mental health services, medical and holistic care, case management, support groups, and many other innovative programs that help New York City’s most vulnerable individuals and families to survive and thrive in the face of HIV/AIDS.

41 East 11th Street, Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10003

Phone: 212-645-0875


This 12-step mutual support program provides groups for adults and teenagers who are the families and friends of alcoholics.

Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.
1600 Corporate Landing Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23454

Phone: 757-563-1600

Alcohol and Drug Council of Middle Tennessee:
Nashville Area Recovery Alliance (NARA)

This grassroots membership-based organization is comprised of individuals in recovery, as well as their families, friends, and allies.

P.O. Box 330189
Nashville, TN 37203

Phone: 615-269-0029

Alcohol and Drug Rehab Treatment Resource

This online center provides information on key issues about alcohol and drug abuse, including intentions, rehab, and treatment. Visitors must enter identifying information to participate in this website.

Alcohol Justice

This policy-focused advocacy organization offers training and publications primarily concerned with alcohol marketing practices and counter strategies, and works closely with the World Health Organization and other groups to promote environmental prevention.

24 Belvedere Street
San Rafael, CA 94901

Phone: 415-456-5692

Alcoholics Victorious

This is a Christian-oriented, 12-step support group for those recovering from alcohol or chemical dependency. It offers information and referrals, literature, phone support, conferences, support group meetings, and a newsletter.

4501 Troost Street
Kansas City , MO 64110

Phone: 816-561-0567

Aliviane NO-AD, Inc.

This nonprofit community-based organization is dedicated to the provision of HIV and substance use disorder prevention, intervention, treatment, education, and follow-up care to the residents of western Texas.

10690 Socorro Road
Socorro, TX 

Phone: 915-858-6208

All Addicts Anonymous

This program is available to help all addicts who suffer from a range of addictions (alcohol, drugs, tobacco, sex, lying, etc.) recover. Participants adopt the Four Absolutes, the 12 Steps, and the Ten Points as a way of life.

P.O. Box 500
Hankins, NY 12741

Phone: 888-4 AAA GROUP (422-2476)

Alliance for Recovery Advocates

This organization empowers people to become advocates for recovery

6601 Grand Teton Plaza, Suite A
Madison, WI 53719

Phone: 608-829-1032

America in Recovery

This program offers a no-charge hiring website that helps employers and potential employees who are in recovery find each other.

P.O. Box 38589
Houston, TX 77238

America’s Health Insurance Plans

This is a health plan association representing more than 1,000 health plans throughout the country. It provides information on managed care organization educational programs, health care delivery, research, services, and products.

601 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
South Building, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004

Phone: 202-778-3200

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry

The academy offers continuing education for substance use disorder treatment professionals.

400 Massasoit Ave, Suite 307, Second Floor
Providence, RI 

Phone: 401-524-3076

American Academy of Child and Adolescent
Psychiatry (AACAP)

This academy provides information for AACAP members, parents, and families about the treatment of developmental, behavioral, and mental health problems.

3615 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016

Phone: 202-966-7300

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

This organization serves as a forum for pediatricians to address children’s health needs.

141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Phone: 847-434-4000

American Correctional Association (ACA)

This organization provides resources for practitioners in the correctional profession and those interested in improving the justice system.

206 North Washington Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 800-ACA-JOIN (222-5646) 703-224-0000

American Council on Alcohol Problems

This federation of 37 State affiliates seeks longrange solutions to alcohol-related problems using educational and legislative approaches.

2376 Lakeside Drive
Birmingham, AL 35244

Phone: 205-985-9062

American Council on Alcoholism (ACA)

This group is dedicated to educating the public about the effects of alcohol, alcoholism, alcohol abuse, and the need for prompt, effective, readily available, and affordable alcoholism treatment.

1000 East Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85014

Phone: 800-527-5344

American Federation of Government Employees

This group is the largest Federal employee union representing 600,000 Federal and Washington, DC, Government workers nationwide and overseas. Workers in virtually all functions of Government at every Federal agency depend on AFGE for legal representation, legislative advocacy, technical expertise, and informational services.

80 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 202-737-8700

American Federation of State, County and
Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

This group is the Nation’s largest and fastest-growing public service employees’ union. It has 1.4 million members and is made up of people who serve the public every day in all areas of Government, health, education, and other services, both public and private.

1625 L Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-429-1000 202-659-0446 (TTY)

American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

This association encourages physicians and practitioners to incorporate holistic principles into their practices and educate the public on the power of the holistic approach.

P.O. Box 17400
Anheim, CA 92817

Phone: 714-779-6152

American Indian Community House (AICH)

This organization provides health and social services for American Indians in New York City.

11 Broadway, Second Floor
New York, NY 10004

Phone: 212-598-0100

American Legacy Foundation (Legacy)

This foundation works with those interested in decreasing the use of tobacco by Americans. Among Legacy’s top priorities are to reduce tobacco use by young people and support programs that help people quit smoking. Legacy works to limit people’s exposure to secondhand smoke. Legacy supports the Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium to help develop and evaluate new tobacco prevention programs and provide technical support.

1724 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-454-5555

American Medical Association (AMA)
Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse

This collaboration of the AMA and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation works to reduce underage alcohol use.

515 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Phone: 800-621-8335 or 312-464-5000

American Medical Women’s Association

This national association offers publications and information related to women’s health.

100 North 20th Street, Fourth Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-320-3716

American Psychiatric Association (APA)

This association offers mental health information for professionals, individuals, and families.

1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825
Arlington, VA 22209

Phone: 888-357-7924 703-907-7300

American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)

This is a resource for psychiatric mental health nursing. A professional organization with 7,000 members, it is committed to the specialty practice of psychiatric mental health nursing, health promotion through identification of mental health issues, prevention of mental health problems, and the care and treatment of people with psychiatric disorders. APNA is a resource for psychiatric mental health nursing and was recently named as one of American Chronicle’s Top 10 Industry Associations in Nursing.

1555 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 530
Arlington, VA 22209

Phone: 703-243-2443

American Public Health Association (APHA)

This association influences policies and priorities to set public health practice standards and to improve health worldwide.

800 Eye Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 202-777-2742

American Public Human Services Association

This association develops, promotes, and implements public human service policies and practices that improve the health and well-being of families, children, and adults.

1133 19th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-682-0100

American Self-Help Sourcebook

This is a searchable database of more than 1,100 national, international, and online self-help support groups for addictions, bereavement, health, mental health, disabilities, abuse, parenting, caregiver concerns, and other stressful life situations.

Saint Clare’s Health Services
100 East Hanover Avenue, Suite 202
Cedarknolls, NJ 

Phone: 973-326-6789


This organization provides support for veterans and the active military in procuring their earned entitlements. It also offers community services that enhance the quality of life for this Nation’s citizens.

4647 Forbes Boulevard
Lanham, MD 20706

Phone: 877-726-8387 301-459-9600

Anesthetists in Recovery (AIR)

This is a network of recovering nurse anesthetists. Members support one another through phone support, information, and referrals to groups and treatment.

222 South Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Phone: 847-692-7050

This website provides information for teenagers seeking help if they are living with a parent who may be abusing alcohol/drugs. It provides information, helps teenagers think through their problems with their parents, and outlines places where teenagers can go for help. It builds off of Edith Lynn Hornik- Beer’s book, “For Teenagers Living With a Parent Who Abuse Alcohol/Drugs.”

APHA, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other
Drugs Section (ATOD)

A portion of the APHA website that offers downloadable newsletters; each year’s program for the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (ATOD) Section at the APHA Convention; and a leadership directory of email links to active members of the ATOD Section.

Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum

This forum includes Asian and Pacific Islander communities in all health, political, social, and economic arenas.

1828 L Street NW, Suite 802
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-466-7772

Asian Counseling and Referral Service, Inc.

This service provides a culturally competent, linguistically accessible community recovery center for Asian and Pacific Americans and other immigrants and refugees with a history of substance use disorders.

3639 Martin Luther King Jr. Way South
Seattle, WA 98144

Phone: 206-695-7600

ASPIRA Association, Inc.

This association offers programs and activities dedicated to leadership development and education of Puerto Rican and other Latino youth.

1444 Eye Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-835-3600

Association for Medical Education and Research
in Substance Abuse (AMERSA)

This association offers training and materials for medical professionals, students, and all primary health professional disciplines.

125 Whipple Street, Suite 300
Providence , RI 

Phone: 401-243-8460

Association of Black Psychologists

This association addresses issues facing black psychologists and the black community.

P.O. Box 55999
Washington, DC 20040

Phone: 202-722-0808

Association of State and Territorial Health

This association develops programs and policies for State health departments to promote health and prevent disease.

2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 450
Arlington, VA 22202

Phone: 202-371-9090

Augsburg College’s StepUP Program

This program provides ongoing support to students in recovery who are willing and able to progress toward an academic degree through separate chemical-free housing, weekly individual support meetings, and community activities.

2211 Riverside Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Phone: 612-330-1000

Bazelon Center

The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law is a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of people with mental illnesses through changes in policy and law.

1101 15th Street, NW, Suite 1212
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-467-5730

Benzodiazepine Anonymous (BA)

This is a mutual support group for people in recovery from addiction to enzodiazepines (Xanax®, Halcion®, Valium®, Ativan®, Dalmane®, Librium®, etc.) or any other addicting prescription drug. BA uses its own lists of 12 steps and 12 goals.

11507 Cumpston Street
North Hollywood, CA 91601

Phone: 818-667-1070

Betty Ford Center

This center provides treatment for chemical dependency, as well as support and educational resources for family members and children of clients.

39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Phone: 800-434-7365 760-773-4100

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America

This youth mentoring organization helps at-risk youth overcome the many challenges they face.

230 North 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-567-7000

Black Administrators in Child Welfare, Inc.

This association provides help for African-American children and their families in the child welfare system.

900 Second Street NE, Suite 217
Washington, DC 20002

Phone: 202-783-3714

Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

The center is a research, training, and service organization dedicated to improving the lives of people who have psychiatric disabilities.

940 Commonwealth Avenue West
Boston, MA 2215

Phone: 617-353-3549

Boston University School of Medicine (BUMC)

The school provides summaries of the latest clinically relevant research on alcohol and health, particularly in the area of health disparities. The newsletter, “Alcohol and Health: Current Evidence,” is published by BUMC.

801 Massachusetts Avenue, Second Floor
Boston, MA 2118

Phone: 617-638-5300

Boston University School of Public Health

This school works to improve the health of local, national, and international populations, particularly the disadvantaged, underserved, and vulnerable, through excellence and innovation in education, research, and service.

715 Albany Street
Boston, MA 2118

Phone: 617-638-4640

Boy Scouts of America

This group offers character development programs and leadership training for boys.

1325 West Walnut Hill Lane
Irving, TX 75015

Phone: 972-580-2000

Boys and Girls Clubs of America

This organization provides opportunities for recreation and companionship for children at home with no adult care or supervision.

1230 West Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone: 404-487-5700

Bucks County Council on Alcoholism

The council is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide resources and opportunities to reduce the impact of addiction and to improve related health issues for the entire community. It provides services such as consultation, assessment, intervention, and treatment.

252 West Swamp Road, Suite 12
Doylestown, PA 18901

Phone: 800-221-6333 215-345-6644

Calix Society

This is a 12-step fellowship of Catholic alcoholics who help one another maintain sobriety through Alcoholics Anonymous. The group is concerned with total abstinence, spiritual development, and sanctification of the whole personality of each member.

3881 Highland Avenue, Suite 201
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

Phone: 800-398-0524 651-773-3117

Camp Fire USA

This group offers services in areas such as youth leadership, self-reliance, after-school groups, camping, and environmental education.

1100 Walnut Street, Suite 1900
Kansas City, MO 64106

Phone: 816-285-2010

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

This campaign works to protect children from tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.

1400 Eye Street NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-296-5469

Celebrate Recovery®

This is a worldwide Christ-centered recovery ministry. By working the 12 steps, their Biblical principles, and the corresponding 8 Recovery Principles found in the Beatitudes, individuals find freedom from past hurts and harmful addictive and dysfunctional behaviors.

1 Saddleback Parkway
Lake Forest, CA 92630

Phone: 949-609-8334

Center for Community Alternatives: Recovery
Network of New York

This project organizes recovering individuals who have a history of involvement in the criminal justice system to improve the delivery of treatment to offenders and ex-offenders and to help reduce the dual stigmatization of ex-offenders in recovery.

115 East Jefferson Street, Suite 300
Syracuse, NY 13202

Phone: 315-422-5638, ext. 222

Center for Families, Children and the Courts

This center is dedicated to improving the quality of justice and services to meet the diverse needs of children, youth, families, and self-represented litigants in the California courts.

455 Golden Gate Avenue, Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone: 415-865-7739

Center for Science in the Public Interest: Alcohol
Policies Project

This center conducts policy development and technical research for the prevention of alcohol use disorders at local, State, and national levels.

1875 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009

Phone: 202-332-9110

Center for Substance Abuse Research

This research center provides information on substance use disorders and their impact on individuals, families, and communities.

4321 Hartwick Road, Suite 501
College Park, MD 20740

Phone: 301-405-9770

Center for the Application of Substance Abuse
Technologies (CASAT)
Frontier Recovery Network

The staff and peer volunteers of the Frontier Recovery Network assist recovering individuals in Reno, NV, with education about or referral for treatment, housing, transportation, child care, and life skills.

Mail Stop 279
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557

Phone: 775-784-6265

Center for Veterans Issues, Inc. (CVI)

The organization supports the concerns of all veterans. The CVI provides information, resources, leadership training, technical assistance, organizational development and volunteer services coordination to Veteran Service Organizations. It also provides identification of funding and grant opportunities, along with staffing and housing support.

3312 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53208

Phone: 414-345-3917

Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice

This center focuses on reducing reliance on incarceration as a solution to social problems.

440 Ninth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Phone: 415-621-5661

Central City Concern: Recovery Association
Project (RAP)

This peer-led recovery community organization focuses on building leadership and power among people in recovery. Its strengths-based peer services are available to other groups, including rainings on organizing recovering people with a focus on leadership and active citizenship, and mplementing a peer-led recovery mentor program.

18438 Southeast Pine Street
Portland, OR 97233

Phone: 503-489-0470

Chapter Nine Group of Hollywood, MD

This is a 12-step program of recovering couples in which partners work together. The group name comes from chapter nine of the Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book “The Family Afterwards,” which is based on the belief that members of the family or couples should meet on the common ground of tolerance, understanding, and love.

1168 White Sands Drive
Lusby, MD 20657

Phone: 410-586-1425

Chemically Dependent Anonymous (CDA)

This group’s purpose is to carry the message of recovery to the chemically dependent person for those with a desire to abstain from alcohol and drugs.

P.O. Box 423
Severna Park, MD 21146

Phone: 888-CDA-HOPE (232-4673)

Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)

This membership organization has more than 1,100 public and private nonprofit agencies promoting the well-being of children, youth, and their families, and protecting every child from harm.

2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 250
Arlington, VA 22202

Phone: 703-412-2400

Children of Alcoholics Foundation (COAF)

For a full description, refer to Family and Social Services.

Children’s Defense Fund

This fund provides child welfare and health programs.

25 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 800-233-1200 202-628-8787

Children’s Health Initiative (CHI)

This program produces innovative digital media projects combining television and Internet technologies. CHI focuses on issues affecting the health of at-risk groups, such as those living in poverty; families that don’t typically graduate from high school; teen parents; families with a high incidence of substance use; and adults who grew up in violent homes. CHI believes that the health of a community can only be measured by the health of its children. The initiative’s purpose is to help families create and sustain stable, wholly healthy (physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being) homes for children.

P.O. Box 24123
New Orleans, LA 70184

Phone: 985-892-7571

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

This Mormon organization promotes strong family relationships.

2520 L Street NW, Second Floor
Washington, DC 20037

Phone: 202-448-3333

Clark Associates: The Detroit Recovery Project

This organization offers useful information, training, and city-wide support and resources for making communities safe and drug free.

1151 Taylor Street, Room 317B
Detroit, MI 48202

Phone: 313-876-0770

Clergy Recovery Network

This network mentors ministry professionals through personal crises and early recovery. It seeks to help clergy guide their ministries toward spiritual and organizational health before, during, and after a leadership crisis.

P.O. Box 52
Joplin, MT 59531

Phone: 406-292-3322

Coalition of Behavioral Health Services

This collaboration of organizations and individuals in the Houston metropolitan area is working to bridge the gap between substance use and mental health treatment resources and residents in need of such services.

501 Garden Oaks Boulevard
Houston, TX 77018

Phone: 713-426-2637, ext. 4511

Co-Anon Family Groups

This is a fellowship of men and women who are husbands, wives, parents, relatives, or close friends of someone who is chemically dependent. The program is primarily a 12-step program that combines self and mutual support systems.

P.O. Box 12722
Tucson, AZ 85732

Phone: 800-898-9985

Cocaine Anonymous World Services

This is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each otherso that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction.

3740 Overland Avenue, Suite C
Los Angeles, CA 90034

Phone: 800-347-8998

Community Alliances for Drug-Free Youth, Inc.
(CADFY)/Californians for Drug-Free Youth

Through community mobilization, CADFY codevelops and provides effective and comprehensive youth, adult, and family prevention/intervention/ treatment and recovery community support services that are deployed through its national outreach bureau, CADFY

1010 Second Avenue, Suite 1900
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: 619-557-5753

Community Bridges

This is a private nonprofit organization that provides services throughout Arizona, including a full continuum of the highest quality substance abuse and mental health treatment, lifesaving interventions, support for women and children, outreach to help the homeless, and community-based prevention and education services for youth and families.

1811 South Alma School Road, Suite 160
Mesa, AZ 85210

Phone: 877-931-9142

Community Connections, Inc.

This group is the largest not-for-profit mental health agency serving men, women, and children in the Nation’s capital. Community Connections combines a commitment to quality mental health care with a passion for research and education that has led to its status as a recognized national leader in the delivery of creative and constantly evolving, evidence-based services for consumers and the community.

801 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Suite 201
Washington, DC 20003

Phone: 202-546-1512

Community Intervention

This organization offers educational materials, training, and consultation for professionals working with children ages 5 to 18.

2412 University Avenue SE, Suite B
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Phone: 800-328-0417

CompassPoint Addiction Foundation

This foundation performs research about the causes and nature of substance use disorders.

P.O. Box 2800-338
Carefree, AZ 85377

Phone: 480-368-2688

Connecticut Clearinghouse

This organization serves as Connecticut’s resource center for information about alcohol, tobacco, drugs, and related issues.

334 Farmington Avenue
Plainville, CT 6062

Phone: 800-232-4424 860-793-9791(TTY)

Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery

A community of people in recovery, family members, friends, and allies, this group is organized to put a positive face and voice on recovery from substance use disorders.

198 Wethersfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 

Phone: 860-224-2227

Connecticut Department of Mental Health
Addiction Services (DMHAS)

This organization promotes and administers comprehensive, recovery-oriented services in the areas of mental health treatment and substance use disorder prevention and treatment throughout Connecticut.

410 Capitol Avenue
P.O. Box 341431
Hartford, CT 

Phone: 800-446-7348 860-418-7000

Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc.

This is a private nonprofit prevention, education, advocacy, assessment, intervention, and recovery support organization, serving the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia. The Council provides a wide range of services to reduce the impact of addiction and improve related health issues for the entire community, including families, schools, businesses, individuals, and the community, regardless of ability to pay, ethnicity, race, gender, age, or sexual orientation.

252 Swamp Road, Suite 12
Doylestown, PA 18901

Phone: 215-345-6644

Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

The council provides peer-led recovery support services in Santa Barbara, CA.

232 East Canon Perdido Street, P.O. Box 28
Santa Barbara, CA 93102

Phone: 805-963-1433

Council on Substance Abuse (COSA-NCADD)

This is a nonprofit voluntary organization combating alcoholism, other drug addictions, and related problems. COSA-NCADD’s major programs include prevention and education, information and referral, advocacy, public awareness, and technical assistance. COSA-NCADD is a member and the state association for the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA).

828 Forest Avenue
Montgomery , AL 36106

Phone: 334-262-1629

Crystal Meth Anonymous

This program is a 12-step fellowship for those in recovery from addiction to crystal meth. The only requirement for membership is the desire to stop using crystal meth.

4470 West Sunset Boulevard, Suite 107 PMB 555
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Phone: 213-488-4455

Cyber Recovery Fellowship

This website offers faith-based support forums for people in recovery.


This program is a police officer-led series of classroom lessons that teaches children from kindergarten through 12th grade how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug- and violence-free lives.

P.O. Box 512090
Los Angeles, CA 90051

Phone: 800-223-DARE (3273)

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

This group’s mission is to provide hope, help, and support to improve the lives of people living with depression or bipolar disorder. The DBSA pursues and accomplishes this mission through peer-based, recovery-oriented, empowering services and resources when people want them, where they want them, and how they want them.

730 North Franklin Street, Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60654

Phone: 800-826-3632

Detroit Recovery Project

This organization provides an array of support services, such as cognitive behavioral therapy; rapid HIV testing; hepatitis vaccinations; family re-integration; 12-step support groups; alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention; employment training; GED classes; and outpatient treatment to thousands of Detroiters every year. The ultimate goal is to encourage those seeking recovery to achieve and maintain long-term recovery and live productive, drug-free lifestyles.

1121 E. McNichols
Detriot, MI 48203

Phone: 877-937-9377

Disabled American Veterans (DAV)

This organization is the official voice of America’s service-connected disabled veterans—a strong, insistent voice that represents all of America’s 2.1 million disabled veterans, their families, and survivors. Its nationwide network of services, which is free of charge to all veterans and members of their families, is completely supported by membership dues and contributions from the American public.

3725 Alexandria Pike
Cold Springs, KY 41076

Phone: 877-426-2838

Discover Films

This company produces award-winning health and educational videos for students, educators, and group leaders.

P.O. Box 1745
Covington, LA 70434

Phone: 985-892-7571

Double Trouble Recovery, Inc.

This is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, hope with each other so that they may solve their common problems, and help others to recover from their particular substance use and mental disorders.

P.O. Box 245055
Brooklyn, NY 11224

Phone: 718-373-2684

Drug Court Clearinghouse

This group provides technical assistance for drug court programs.

Justice Programs Office, School of Public Affairs, American University, Brandywine Building
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20016

Phone: 202-885-2875

Drug Free America Foundation, Inc.

This drug prevention and policy organization is committed to developing, promoting, and sustaining global strategies, policies, and laws that will reduce illegal drug use, drug addiction, drug-related injury, and death. Drug Free America Foundation is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

5999 Central Avenue, Suite 301
St. Petersburg, FL 33710

Phone: 727-828-0211

Drug Free Business Houston/Drug Free Business

This organization helps companies increase safety and productivity through the establishment of comprehensive drug-free workplace programs.

303 Jackson Hill Street
Houston, TX 77007

Phone: 713-942-4100

Drug Strategies

This group develops publications and programs focused on effective approaches to the Nation’s drug problems. It publishes a guide to treating youth with substance use disorders titled “Treating Youth: A Guide to Adolescent Drug Programs.”

1616 P Street NW, Suite 220
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 800-559-9503 202-289-9070

This comprehensive database features information and news alerts about potentially dangerous drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide. The website is dedicated to keeping the public informed about drug recalls, side effects, and pending litigation associated with various drugs and their manufacturers.


This comprehensive website database features extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide. By providing FDA alerts, drug interactions, and potential side effects, this site provides patients with valuable knowledge that could enhance their ability to voice concerns with their doctors and improve their quality of care.

Phone: 800-452-0949

Dual Diagnosis Anonymous World Services, Inc.:
Dual Diagnosis Anonymous Expansion Project

This project addresses the needs of individuals diagnosed with co-occurring substance use disorders and mental illness.

P.O. Box 8107
Prairie Village, KS 66208

Phone: 909-888-9282

Dual Recovery Anonymous (DRA)

This is a self-help program for individuals who experience a dual disorder of chemical dependency and a psychiatric or emotional illness. The group is based on the principles of the 12 steps and the personal experiences of individuals in dual recovery.

P.O. Box 8107
Prairie Village, KS 66208

Phone: 877-883-2332 913-991-2703

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians: A-Ye-Ga:
Awakening the Recovery Spirit

This recovery community organization is of, by, and for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

P.O. Box 455
Cherokee, NC 28719

Phone: 828-497-7000

Easy Does It, Inc.: Full Circle

This group organizes committees that focus on a holistic approach to the process of personal growth within the recovery process.

1300 Hilltop Road
Leesport, PA 19533

Phone: 610-373-2463


eGetGoing’s mission is to bring high-quality, affordable, and confidential treatment to a much larger segment of the population, where and when they need it.

20400 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Cupertino, CA 95014

Phone: 877-757-6237 408-998-3040

Emotions Anonymous (EA)

This is a 12-step organization, similar to Alcoholics Anonymous. The fellowship is composed of people who come together in weekly meetings to work toward recovery from emotional difficulties. EA members are from many walks of life and are of diverse ages, economic statuses, and social and educational backgrounds. The only requirement for membership is a desire to become well emotionally.

P.O. Box 4245
St. Paul, MN 55104

Phone: 651-647-9712

Employee Assistance Society of North America

This society provides information for EAP professionals and organizations.

2001 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 1004
Arlington, VA 22202

Phone: 703-416-0060

Exponents, Inc.

This minority-led organization is dedicated to improving the quality of life of individuals affected by drug addiction, incarceration, and HIV/AIDS. Programs assist individuals and their families through difficult transitions from addiction to recovery, from incarceration to civilian life, and from welfare to work.

151 West 26th Street, Third Floor
New York, NY 10001

Phone: 212-243-3434

FACE® Initiative

This national nonprofit organization is focused on alcohol issues. It works in media development and training for the reduction of alcohol-related problems. Since 1989, FACE® has stood for Facing Alcohol Concerns through Education, but it no longer uses a full name. FACE® offers trainings and products, including full-color bookmarks, posters, and cards.

105 West Fourth Street
Clare, MI 48617

Phone: 888-822-3223 989-386-2315

Fairview Recovery Services

Fairview offers individually tailored services for people suffering from chemical dependency

5 Merrick Street
Binghampton, NY 13904

Phone: 607-722-8987


This organization facilitates the involvement of faithbased communities in the implementation of welfare reform.

2825 West Street, #1
Redding, CA 96001

Phone: 530-242-1492

Families Anonymous (FA)

This is a 12-step self-help recovery fellowship of support groups for relatives and friends of those who have alcohol, drug, or behavioral problems. The group is a nonprofit mutual help organization and is not affiliated with any religion or institution.

P.O. Box 3475
Culver City, CA 90231

Phone: 800-736-9805

Families USA

This organization provides resources on access to high-quality, affordable health care as well as senior citizen issues.

1201 New York Avenue NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-628-3030

Family Empowerment Network (FEN)

This network offers support, education, and training for families of children with fetal alcohol syndrome or fetal alcohol effects, as well as interested professionals. The group creates a network of families that support one another and hosts annual family retreats.

1100 Delaplaine Court
Madison, WI 53715

Phone: 800-462-5254 608-261-1419

Father Martin’s Ashley

This is a private, nonprofit facility for the treatment of substance use disorders serving people aged 18 and over since 1987. It offers a comprehensive program of services for individuals and families afflicted by the disease of addiction.

800 Tydings Lane
Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Phone: 800-799-4673 410-273-6600

Fathers Against Drunk Driving (FADD)

This organization’s mission is to reduce the alcoholrelated deaths within the community. FADD has over 7,000 members nationwide, in addition to members in Canada and in Mexico.

311 Conley Street
Porterville, CA 93257

Phone: 559-756-1748

Federation of Families for Children’s Mental

This national parent-run organization focuses on the needs of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental illness, and their families.

9605 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: 240-403-1901

Federation of State Physician Health Programs

This organization evolved from initiatives taken by the American Medical Association (AMA) and individual State physician health programs, focusing upon rehabilitation and monitoring of physicians with psychoactive substance use disorders as well as mental and physical illness.

c/o American Medical Association
515 North State Street, Room 8584
Chicago, IL 60654

Phone: 312-464-4574

Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit

This group is dedicated to the prevention, intervention, and treatment of fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol effects.

180 Nickerson Street, Suite 309
Seattle, WA 98109

Phone: 206-543-7155

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Family Resource Institute

This is a grassroots coalition of families and professionals concerned with fetal alcohol syndrome effects. The group offers educational programs, brochures, information packets, group meetings, phone support, conferences, and referrals.

P.O. Box 2525
Lynnwood, WA 98036

Phone: 800-999-3429

Five Moms Campaign

This group of five women is spreading the word about cough medicine abuse. The campaign’s mission is to have each person tell five more moms about this nationwide problem, who will then tell another five, and another five beyond that.


This support group teaches people to be free mentally and spiritually, as well as free from drugs and alcohol. It offers information and referrals, phone support, literature, and conferences.

538 South Overhill Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90043

Phone: 323-359-0009

Gateway Foundation

This foundation is a private, nonprofit organization providing substance use treatment; each year, 29,000 clients are provided care in community-based and correctional settings.

55 East Jackson Boulevard, Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60604

Phone: 312-663-1130

Girl Scouts of the USA

The Girl Scouts are dedicated to helping all girls everywhere build character and gain skills for success in the real world.

420 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10018

Phone: 800-478-7248 212-852-8000

Griffin Recovery Enterprises

This enterprise consists of books, presentations, and a blog. Griffin’s latest book, “A Man’s Way Through the Twelve Steps,” uses interviews with men in various stages of recovery, along with his own experience, to offer a holistic approach to sobriety for men.

4549 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Phone: 612-701-5842

GROUP Ministries, Inc.

This project provides peer recovery support services focused primarily on African Americans and other people of color.

799 Jefferson Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: 716-883-4367

Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc.

The mission of these clinics is to increase access to health care for all and improve the health and wellbeing of their clients. More than 34,000 individuals and their loved ones depend on the clinics every year to provide free, high-quality, demystified, and comprehensive health care that is culturally sensitive, nonjudgmental, and accessible to all in need.

P.O. Box 29917
San Francisco, CA 94129

Phone: 415-746-1967

Hands Across Cultures

This organization works to improve the health, education, and well-being of the people of northern New Mexico through family-centered approaches deeply rooted in the multicultural traditions of their communities.

P.O. Box 2215
Espanola, NM 87532

Phone: 505-747-1889

Harvard Medical School Division on Addictions

This center provides education and training to health care workers who treat substance use disorders and to scientists who study them.

101 Station Landing, Second Floor
Medford, MA 

Phone: 781-306-8600

Hazelden Foundation

This national nonprofit organization founded in 1949 helps people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction. Hazelden’s comprehensive approach to addiction addresses the full range of patient, family, and professional needs, including treatment and continuing care, research, higher learning, public education and advocacy, and publishing.

P.O. Box 11
Center City , MN 55012

Phone: 800-257-7810 651-213-4200

Health Communications, Inc. (HCI)

Founded in 1976, this company publishes several new titles per year for professionals and consumers. It provides information and education to addiction and mental health professionals through “Counselor, The Magazine for Addiction Professionals.”

3201 SW 15th Street
Deerfield Beach, IL 33442

Phone: 800-851-9100

Health Consumer Alliance (HCA)

HCA is a partnership of consumer assistance programs operated by community-based legal sevices organizations. The Alliance’s common mission is to help low-income people obtain essential healthcare.

2639 South La Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90034

Phone: 310-204-4900

Heartland Cares, Inc.

This project promotes effective long-term recovery among HIV-positive people in rural areas of Kentucky and Illinois.

3025 Clay Street
Paducah, KY 42001

Phone: 877-444-8183 270-444-8183

National Library of Medicine (NLM)

This library contains extensive substance use disorder research.

8600 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD 20894

Phone: 888-346-3656

What a Difference a Friend Makes Campaign

SAMHSA launched the Mental Health Campaign for Mental Health Recovery to encourage, educate, and inspire people between the ages of 18 and 25 to support their friends who are experiencing mental health problems.

National Centers for the Application of
Prevention Technologies (CAPTs)

CSAP’s national CAPT website provides links to each of the individual centers that make up the system: Northeast, Central, Western, Southeast, and Southwest.

Hope Networks

This group supports community efforts regarding treatment, job skills, living skills, and retraining programs to reduce poverty, crime, and illiteracy found in untreated communities.

8867 Highland Road, Suite 320
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Phone: 866-859-3513

Hypoics Not Anonymous (HNA)

HNA is for anyone with any type of addiction. The group uses the philosophy that addictions are caused by neurological mechanisms rather than personal weaknesses.

8779 Misty Creek Drive
Sarasota, FL 34241

Phone: 941-929-0893

In the Rooms, Inc.

This social networking website is for the recovery community worldwide. Its mantra is H.I.T.C.H.—Help, Inform, Touch, Connect, and Heal—for those already in recovery, seeking recovery, and family and friends around the world.

Institute for a Drug-Free Workplace

This institute emphasizes the need for drug-free workplace programs and educates employers and the public at large about the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees with regard to substance use disorders and the workplace.

10701 Parkridge Boulevard, Suite 300
Reston, VA 20191

Phone: 703-391-7222

Institute for Public Health Faith Collaborations
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

This institute promotes vital learning at the intersecting boundaries where faith and health overlap, merge, and emerge transformed.

1256 Briarcliff Road
Atlanta, GA 30306

Phone: 404-727-5246

Institute for the Advancement of Human Behavior

This organzation provides continuing medical education for mental health, chemical dependency, and substance use disorder treatment providers in the United States and Canada.

4370 Alpine Road, Suite 209
Portola Valley, CA 94028

Phone: 800-258-8411

Intercongregational Alcoholism Program (ICAP)

This network is for recovering alcoholic women in religious orders. The group aims to help Roman Catholic women who are, or have been, members of religious orders who are in need due to alcoholism or chemical dependencies.

7777 Lake Street, Suite 115
River Forest, IL 60305

Phone: 708-488-9770

Inter-Congregational Alcoholism Program (ICAP)

For a full description, refer to Faith-Based Organizations.

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

This group represents approximately 750,000 members who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads, and government.

900 Seventh Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 202-833-7000

International Certification and Reciprocity
Consortium/Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse

This nonprofit, voluntary membership organization is comprised of certifying agencies involved in credentialing alcohol and drug use counselors, clinical supervisors, and prevention specialists.

298 South Progress Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17109

Phone: 717-540-4457

International Community Corrections Association

To enhance the quality of services and supervision for offenders in community corrections programs, this association offers information, training, and other services.

8701 Georgia Avenue, Suite 402
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Phone: 301-585-6090

International Doctors in Alcoholics Anonymous

This is a group of approximately 4,500 recovering health care professionals of doctorate level who help one another achieve and maintain sobriety from addictions.

2616 NW 25th Place
Gainesville, FL 32605

Phone: 352-375-0240

International Lawyers in Alcoholics Anonymous

This organization serves as a clearinghouse for support groups for lawyers who are recovering from alcohol or other chemical dependencies.

Phone: 416-925-0734

International Pharmacists Anonymous (IPA)

This is a 12-step fellowship of pharmacists and pharmacy students recovering from any addiction.

11 Dewey Lane
Glen Gardner, NJ 08826

Phone: 908-537-4295

Intervention 911

This group works with families nationwide to bring loved ones suffering from addiction to treatment. The organization also gives family and friends the tools they need to heal during the recovery process.

170 North Vista Street
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Phone: 866-888-4911

Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)

This is an organization that addresses critical issues facing new veterans and their families.

292 Madison Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-982-9699

Japanese American Citizens League

This community organization provides assistance through programs that enhance the cultural preservation of the Japanese-American community and challenge social injustice wherever it may occur.

San Francisco Office
1765 Sutter Street
San Fracisco, CA 94115

Phone: 415-921-5225

Jewish Big Brother and Big Sister League

This league is an outpatient treatment program for adolescents, adults, and families suffering from alcohol, drug, or other addictions.

5750 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21208

Phone: 410-466-9200

Junior Achievement

This organization educates and inspires young people to value free enterprise, business, and economics.

1 Education Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Phone: 719-540-8000

Kaiser Family Foundation

This organization is a nonprofit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the Nation. The foundation is an independent voice and source of facts and analysis for policymakers, the media, the health care community, and the general public.

2400 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Phone: 650-854-9400

This website provides the latest news and research about addiction and recovery, interviews with experts on recovery, and the ability to join a network of people seeking recovery.

Kennedy Krieger Family Center

This center provides mental health and support services for children, adolescents, and families who experience trauma through the effects of abuse, neglect, and environmental factors.

2901 East Biddle Street
Baltimore, MD 21213

Phone: 443-923-5800

Korean American Coalition

This group holds one strong voice for the Korean- American community by bringing people together to build a better community for all through education, service, and advocacy.

1001 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 730
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-296-9560

La Joya ISD

This independent school district in La Joya, TX, offers programs and counseling for substance use prevention, education, and intervention.

201 East Expressway 83
La Joya, TX 78560

Phone: 956-580-5000

Labor Assistance Professionals (LAP)

This organization is composed of members of trade and industrial unions involved in the provision or administration of member assistance programs, with special emphasis on issues of chemical abuse or dependency. It is dedicated to obtaining comprehensive alcohol and drug treatment and all other mental health services for its members at a reasonable and fair price.

13 Bolton Gardens
Bronxville, NY 10708

Phone: 914-961-5867

Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund of North
America (LHSFNA)

This group exists to enhance jobsite safety and health, improve the competitiveness of signatory employers of the Laborer’s International Union of North America (LIUNA), and strengthen LIUNA.

905 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

Phone: 202-628-5465

Latin American Youth Center

This center provides outpatient counseling services for Hispanic individuals, families, and groups.

1419 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC 20009

Phone: 202-319-2225

Lawyers Helping Lawyers

This organization provides confidential, nondisciplinary help for lawyers, judges, law students, and their family members with substance use or mental disorders. Assistance may take many forms, such as assessment, professional consultation, information about and referral to treatment resources, informal and formal interventions, and monitoring.

700 East Main Street, Suite 2035
Richmond, VA 23219

Phone: 804-644-3212

Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol
Free Foundation

The purpose of this coalition of Governors’ spouses and public and private organizations is to prevent alcohol use by children between 9 and 15 years old.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
Community Center SpeakOUT!: Voices for

This center works to create safe and welcoming spaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in recovery.

208 West 13th Street
New York, NY 10011

Phone: 212-620-7310

Los Angeles Recovery Guide

The Los Angeles Recovery Guide is a comprehensive directory of sober events in the Los Angeles area. Considered one of the best cities in the world for 12-step fellowship, The Los Angeles Recovery Guide gives you an inside look into what’s going on and where it’s happening. LA has over 1500 meetings a week; our detailed meeting directory is a quick and easy stop to find the one that’s right for you. From local hotspots to the biggest sober parties, conventions and events in the city, the LA Recovery Guide is your go to directory for everything sobriety has to offer.

Lutheran Services in America

This organization advocates for sound and compassionate public policies on behalf of Lutheran social ministry organizations and the people they serve.

700 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

Phone: 800-664-3848

MAP Accountability Services, LLC

This organization is the creator of the revolutionary 12-step based MAP Program. Through its Monitoring & Accountability Program, MAP is changing the field of recovery by successfully detecting early relapse behaviors and course correcting before a substance use event occurs. The result is multi-dimensional; alcoholics and addicts achieve a balanced life of long-term sobriety, and treatment centers are provided invaluable outcome data regarding the recovery rates of their alumni.

Phone: 855-627-1010

Marijuana Anonymous World Services

This is a fellowship of men and women who share a desire to stop using marijuana. They accomplish their goals by using the basic 12 steps of recovery founded by Alcoholics Anonymous.

P.O. Box 2912
Van Nuys, CA 91404

Phone: 800-766-6779

Mayo Clinic, Addiction Psychiatry

This addiction psychiatry unit offers chemical dependency programs for people with substance use disorders.

200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905

Phone: 507-284-2220

Medical Assisted Treatment of America

This website aims to raise awareness and understanding of substance use, the problems it creates, and the ways to deal with these problems.

368 Johnston Parkway
Kennesaw, GA 30152

Phone: 770-428-0871

Men Against Destruction Defending Against
Drugs and Social Disorder (MADD DADS Inc.)

This organization provides family activities, community education, speaking engagements, and “surrogate fathers” who listen to and care about street teens.

5732 Normandy Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32205

Phone: 904-781-0905

Men for Sobriety

This organization’s purpose is to help all men recover from problem drinking through the discovery of self, gained by sharing experiences, hopes, and encouragement with other men in similar circumstances.

P.O. Box 618
Quakertown, PA 18951

Phone: 215-536-8026

Mental Health Self-Assessment

This site is dedicated to families and service members who need a private and confidential assessment for conditions such as depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, and alcohol abuse.

Mental Help, Educate and Advocate

This website is a compilation of information gathered by members of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) Southwest Suburban Site Board. Its mission is to learn about, educate, and advocate for all people living with mental illness.

MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership

This group is widely acknowledged as the Nation’s premier advocate and resource for the expansion of mentoring initiatives nationwide. MENTOR leverages resources and provides the support and tools that mentoring organizations need to effectively serve young people in their communities.

1600 Duke Street, Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 703-224-2200

Methadone Support Organization (MSO)

This group is a support organization for medically assisted treatment available for people addicted or dependent on opiates for any reason. Its providerand patient-friendly online support resources include information on methadone and pregnancy, Methadone Anonymous, support forums, on-site experts to answer questions, and more.

Miami Coalition for a Safe and Drug-Free
University of Miami/North South Center

This broadly based community organization is committed to reducing the problems of substance use disorders and directly related social issues by serving as a community convener and facilitator

2490 Coral Way, Fourth Floor
Miami, FL 33415

Phone: 305-854-4515

Minnesota Department of Human Services Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division

This department develops and maintains an effective chemical health service system in Minnesota that encourages and supports research-informed practices surrounding substance use disorders.

Minnesota Recovery Connection (MRC)

MRC is a community comprised of individuals, families, and entire communities seeking recovery. MRC offers hope and help for recovery for those who need it, for those who want it, and for those who can give it.

253 State Street
St. Paul, MN 55107

Phone: 651-233-2080

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

This group’s mission is to stop drunk driving, support victims, and prevent underage drinking.

511 East John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 700
Irving, TX 75062

Phone: 800-438-6233

Mount Saint John Home & School for Boys

This residential treatment center is for boys with behavioral and learning problems.

135 Kirtland Street
Deep River , CT 

Phone: 860-343-1300

Multifaith Works

This group unites communities of compassionate care and inclusive spirituality with people living in isolation and loneliness. The network provides administrative, emotional, and supervisory support, as well as volunteer recruitment, training, and leadership skill development for peer volunteers.

115 16th Avenue
Seattle , WA 98122

Phone: 206-324-1520

NACoA, Just 4 Kids

This resource is devoted to helping kids who are affected by substance use in their homes or families. The resource is sponsored by NACoA, a nonprofit membership and affiliate organization, which works on behalf of children of alcohol- and drug-dependent parents. NACoA’s mission is to eliminate the adverse impact of alcohol and drug use on children and families by working to raise public awareness and provide leadership in public policy at the national, State, and local levels.

10920 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 1000
Kensington, MD 20895

Phone: 301-468-0985


This organization provides support for families and friends of drug users.

22527 Crenshaw Boulevard, Suite 200 B
Torrance, CA 90505

Phone: 800-477-6291 310-534-8188

NASP, Ready to Learn, Empowered to Teach

This organization offers an education policy platform, “Ready to Learn, Empowered to Teach: Excellence in Education for the 21st Century,” which outlines five principles necessary to ensure excellence in education by lowering barriers to learning and teaching.

4340 East West Highway, Suite 402
Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone: 301-657-0270

National Alliance for Hispanic Health

This alliance offers information on health issues that affect the Hispanic community.

1501 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-387-5000

National Alliance of Multi-Ethnic Behavioral
Health Association (NAMBHA)

This 501(c)(3) organization is composed of a myriad of diverse associations interested in the elimination of disparities in mental and behavioral health and improving the well-being of racial/ethnic children, adults, families, and communities.

3 Bethesda Metro Center
Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone: 301-941-1834

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

This is a nonprofit support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses. NAMI works to achieve equitable services and treatment for more than 15 million Americans living with severe mental illnesses and their families.

3803 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22203

Phone: 703-524-7600

National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental
Health Association

This association aids the mental well-being of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders when dealing with problems including substance use.

1215 19th Street, Suite A
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 303-298-7910

National Association for Equal Opportunity in
Higher Education

This association offers programs and services for African-American college students and college campuses.

209 Third Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

Phone: 202-552-3300

National Association of African Americans for
Positive Imagery

This campaign includes alcohol and tobacco control to promote positive community and self images and foster environments free of health disparities.

1231 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Phone: 215-235-6488

National Association of Attorneys General

This association offers information about statewide tobacco settlements.

2030 M Street NW, Eighth Floor
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-326-6000

National Association of Black Social Workers

The membership of this association includes African Americans working in social services.

2305 Martin Luther King Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20020

Phone: 202-678-4570

National Association of Community Health
Centers (NACHC)

This association collaborates with community, migrant, and homeless health centers that provide health care to the poor and medically underserved.

7200 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 210
Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone: 301-347-0400

National Association of Counties

This association offers national legislative, research, technical, and public affairs assistance for U.S. counties.

25 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 202-393-6226

National Association of Peer Specialists

This organization is dedicated to promoting peer specialists throughout the United States. This group of dedicated peer specialists seeks ways to improve the effectiveness of the mental health system through the hiring of other peer specialists.

755 Alta Dale SE
Ada, MI 49301

Phone: 616-676-9230

National Association of Rural Health Clinics

This association offers information on how to improve the delivery of quality, cost-effective health care in rural, underserved areas.

Two East Main Street
Fremont, MI 49412

Phone: 866-306-1961

National Association of School Psychologists

The association provides resources focused on enhancing the mental health and educational competence of all children.

4340 East West Highway, Suite 402
Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone: 301-657-0270

National Association of School Psychologists

For a full description, refer to Provider and Professional Organizations.

National Association of State Medicaid Directors

This is a bipartisan, professional, nonprofit organization of representatives of State Medicaid agencies, affiliated with the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA). The primary purposes of this group are to serve as a focal point of communication between the States and the Federal Government, and to provide an information network among the States on issues pertinent to the Medicaid program.

1133 19th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-682-0100

National Black Alcoholism and Addiction Council

This group provides programs, education, and training for the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders in the African-American community.

1500 Golden Valley Road
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Phone: 877-NBACORG (622-2674) 407-532-2747

National Black Child Development Institute

The NBCDI provides and supports programs, workshops, and resources for African-American children, their parents, and communities in early health education, elementary and secondary health education, child welfare, and parenting.

1313 L Street NW, Suite 110
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 800-556-2234

National Center for Prevention and Research
Solutions (NCPRS)

This center operates a drug prevention and education program called Race Against Drugs, and has a nationwide network of volunteers and DEA/ FBI agents assisting the program by conducting community and school events throughout the country.

3132 South Ridgewood Avenue
South Daytona, FL 32119

Phone: 86-NCPRS-NOW (62777-669) 386-760-2254

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV)

This is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves as the resource and technical assistance center for a national network of community-based service providers and local, State, and Federal agencies. These groups provide emergency and supportive housing, food, health services, job training and placement assistance, and legal aid and case management support for hundreds of thousands of homeless veterans each year.

333 ½ Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20003

Phone: 800-VET-HELP (838-4357)

National Commission Against Drunk Driving

By uniting a broad-based coalition of public and private sector organizations and others, the commission works to reduce impaired driving and its tragic consequences.

8403 Colesville Road, Suite 370
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Phone: 240-247-6004

National Committee for Quality Assurance

This group provides information about the quality of the Nation’s managed care plans.

1100 13th Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-955-3500

National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)

This organization offers assistance for tribes, tribal leaders, and youth in the prevention of, treatment of, and recovery from substance use disorders among American-Indian and Alaskan-Native families and communities.

1516 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-466-7767

National Consumer Supporter Technical
Assistance Center at Mental Health America

This technical assistance center at MHA strengthens mental health consumer organizations and provider agencies by providing technical assistance in the form of research, informational materials, and training.

2000 North Beauregard Street, Sixth Floor
Alexandria, VA 22311

Phone: 800-969-6642 703-684-7722

National Council of Churches

The council helps parents communicate with their children about alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs.

475 Riverside Drive, Suite 800
New York, NY 10115

Phone: 212-870-2228

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court

The council supplies publications and information about juvenile and family courts.

P.O. Box 8970
Reno, NV 89507

Phone: 775-784-6012

National Council of Negro Women, Inc.

This organization offers information about issues affecting African-American women and their families.

633 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004

Phone: 202-737-0120

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug
Dependence - New Jersey, Inc. (NCADD-NJ):
Friends of Addiction Recovery-New Jersey

This organization promotes recovery and builds leadership skills and capacity in the recovery community.

360 Corporate Boulevard
Robbinsville, NJ 

Phone: 609-689-0599

National Development and Research Institutes,
Inc. (NDRI)

A National Institute on Drug Abuse grantee, this nonprofit research and educational organization is dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge in the areas of alcohol and drug use, treatment, and recovery; HIV, AIDS, and HCV; therapeutic communities; youth at risk; and related areas of public health, mental health, criminal justice, urban problems, prevention, and epidemiology

71 West 23rd Street, Eighth Floor
New York, NY 10010

Phone: 212-845-4400

National Drug-Free Workplace Alliance

The alliance offers drug-free workplace program assistance and education.

2600 Ninth Street North, Suite 200
St. Petersburg, FL 33704

Phone: 727-471-0009

National Education Association Health
Information Network (NEAHIN)

This association offers resources on youth alcohol and drug use prevention.

1201 16th Street NW, Suite 216
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-822-7570

National Empowerment Center (NEC)

NEC carries a message of recovery, empowerment, hope, and healing to people who have experienced mental health issues, trauma, and extreme states.

599 Canal Street
Lawrence, MA 

Phone: 800-POWER2U (769-3728)

National Families in Action (NFIA)

This website includes the group’s Guide to the Drug-Prevention Movement, Guide to the Drug- Legalization Movement, Guide to Drug-Related State-Ballot Initiatives, and many substance-specific fact sheets about the effects of each drug on the brain. The site also offers the “NFIA Drug Abuse Update” digest.

P.O. Box 133136
Atlanta, GA 30333

Phone: 404-248-9676

National Family Partnership (NFP)

This partnership is a coalition of families working for substance use prevention. The group hosts a number of prevention activities, including the Red Ribbon Campaign and the Plant the Promise Campaign.

2490 Coral Way, Suite 501
Miami, FL 33145

Phone: 800-705-8997 305-856-4886

National Governors Association (NGA) Center for
Best Practices

This bipartisan nonprofit association represents the collective voice of the Nation’s governors. Its mission is to help shape and implement national policy and help governors and their policy staff develop and implement innovative solutions to the challenges facing their States.

444 North Capitol Street, Suite 267
Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 202-624-5300

National Health Law Program

This national program provides resources on health care for uninsured or underinsured low-income people.

1444 Eye Street NW, Suite 1105
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-289-7661

National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA)

This association conducts health and policy research and offers programs to improve the health of Hispanics and other underserved populations.

1411 K Street NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-628-5895

National Home Infusion Association (NHIA)

This trade association represents and advances the interests of organizations that provide infusion and specialized pharmacy services and products to the entire spectrum of home-based patients.

100 Daingerfield Road
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 703-549-3740

National Indian Child Welfare Association

This association is dedicated to the well-being of American Indian children and families.

5100 Southwest Macadam Avenue, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97239

Phone: 503-222-4044

National Indian Health Board (NIHB)

This organization provides health care research and services for tribes, area health boards, tribal organizations, Federal agencies, and private foundations.

926 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20003

Phone: 202-507-4070

National Latino Behavioral Health Association

The mission of this organization is to provide national leadership for the advancement of Latino behavioral health services.

1616 P Street NW, Suite 109
Washington, DC 20036

National Latino Children’s Institute (NLCI)

This national institute conducts research and presents educational materials, programs, and services focused on Latino children.

118 Broadway Street, Suite 615
San Antonio, TX 78205

Phone: 210-228-9997

National Latino Council on Alcohol and Tobacco
Prevention (NLCATP)

The Council prevents tobacco use and reduces alcohol use disorders in the Latino community through the dissemination of science-based research findings, community education, technical assistance, policy analysis, and advocacy.

250 Fifth Avenue, Suite 403
New York, NY 10001

National League of Cities (NLC)

The overall purpose of the NLC is to strengthen and promote cities as centers of opportunity, leadership, and governance.

1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 550
Washington, DC 20004

Phone: 202-626-3000

National Medical Association (NMA)

This association serves as the collective voice of African-American physicians and a force for parity and justice in medicine and the elimination of disparities in health.

1012 10th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 202-347-1895

National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help

The clearinghouse works toward the development of the mental health consumer movement, which strives for dignity, respect, and opportunity for those with mental illnesses.

1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 1207
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-751-1810 800-553-4539

National Minority AIDS Council

The Council supplies resources for minorities with AIDS.

1931 13th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

Phone: 202-483-6622

National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Drug
and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Project

This project presents drug facts, parenting tips, and family activities on protecting children from drugs and alcohol.

541 North Fairbanks Court, Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60611

Phone: 312-670-6782

National Sheriffs’ Association

This association offers crime prevention programs that help sheriffs better serve the people of their cities, counties, or jurisdictions.

1450 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 800-424-7827

National Student Assistance Association (NSAA)

This national membership organization of student assistance professionals offers early intervention and training on alcohol- and drug-related problems in thousands of schools across the country.

1704 Charlotte Pike, Suite 200
Nashville, TN 

Phone: 800-257-6310

National Treatment Accountability for Safer
Communities (TASC)

This membership organization represents individuals and programs dedicated to the professional delivery of treatment and case management services to populations with substance use disorders.

1025 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 605
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-293-8657

National Veterans Foundation (NVF)

This group’s mission is to serve the crisis management, information, and referral needs of all U.S. veterans and their families. It operates the Nation’s only toll-free helpline for all veterans and their families.

9841 Airport Boulevard, Suite 512
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Phone: 877-777-4443

National Women’s Health Resource Center

This nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to helping women make informed decisions about their health, encourages women to embrace healthy lifestyles to promote well-being and prevent disease. The NWHRC website offers an extensive alphabetical listing of health topics—such as HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, smoking, and violence against women—that provide science-based information on their topics. Each section includes a link to the source reference documents used for developing the topic materials.

157 Broad Street, Suite 106
Red Bank, NJ 

Phone: 877-986-9472

Network on Transitions to Adulthood

This group, supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, examines the changing nature of early adulthood (ages 18-34), and the policies, programs, and institutions that support young people as they move into adulthood.

University of Pennsylvania Department of Sociology
3718 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215-898-1569

New Directions

This is a long-term drug and alcohol treatment program that provides food, shelter, and rehabilitation to homeless veterans at four Los Angeles-area locations. An estimated 27,000 homeless veterans live in Los Angeles, which is home to the country’s largest Veteran’s Affairs hospital. Some suffer from both substance use and mental disorders.

11303 Wilshire Boulevard, VA Building 116
Los Angeles, CA 90073

Phone: 310-914-4045

New England Institute of Addiction Studies
(NEIAS) and New England Alliance for Addiction
Recovery (NEAAR):
Expanding the New England Alliance for
Addiction Recovery

This collaboration of statewide recovery community organizations is dedicated to the promotion and enhancement of recovery and to improving public awareness about substance use disorders.

75 Stone Street
Augusta, ME 

Phone: 207-621-2549

North American Family Renewal Institute, Inc.

This institute researches, treats, and educates on all forms of addictive behaviors, and provides therapist training, public policy awareness, and specialized networking weekends for individuals in the recovery community.

8503 Schultz Road
Clinton, MD 20735

Phone: 301-877-1577

North Carolina Voices for Recovery

This organization seeks to change public perceptions of recovery, demonstrate that recovery works for millions of Americans, and provide support to individuals in recovery, as well as their families.

Oklahoma Citizen Advocates for Recovery and

This group’s mission is to empower recovering people and their families through physical, emotional, and spiritual growth to make significant contributions to society.

2808 Northwest 31st Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73112

Phone: 866-848-7555


This initiative is aimed at ending discrimination against people with mental illness and is coordinated by the Mental Health Association in Pennsylvania. The campaign is centered on educating the public about mental illness and the legal rights of people living with a mental illness.

1414 North Cameron Street, First Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17103

Phone: 717-346-0549

Organization of Chinese Americans

This organization serves as a resource for Chinese- American and Asian-American citizens and permanent residents to help them secure their rights through legislative and policy initiatives.

1322 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-223-5500

Overcomers In Christ (OIC)

This recovery program deals with every aspect of addiction and dysfunction (spiritual, physical, mental, emotional, and social). Members overcome obstacles using Christ-centered motivations.

P.O. Box 34460
Omaha, NE 68134

Phone: 402-573-0966

Overcomers Outreach, Inc.

This group provides Christ-centered, 12-step support for people with any compulsive behavior, their families, and friends. It uses the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and applies them to the Scriptures.

12828 Acheson Drive
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: 800-310-3001800-310-3001 877-968-3726

Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PAL)

This group provides support, education, and advocacy around issues related to children’s mental health.

45 Bromfield Street, 10th Floor
Boston, MA 

Phone: 617-542-7860

Parents 4 A Change

This website works to raise awareness about the use of opiates and heroin among teenagers.

Partnership for a Drug-Free NC, Inc.

This partnership coordinates statewide resources and provides services to reduce the negative impact of substance use and mental illness on North Carolina’s individuals, families, and communities.

665 West Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Phone: 888-732-3362 336-725-8389

Partnership for Prevention (PFP)

This organization seeks to coordinate and focus the efforts of members to make prevention a visible and viable means for improving the Nation’s health. The PFP website includes a Tools and Resources area with archived files of publications of interest to substance abuse prevention professionals and advocates. Publications include “What Policymakers Need to Know About Cost Effectiveness” and “Guide to Smart Prevention Investments,” both published in 2002.

1015 18th Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-833-0009

Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona: Community
Change Oriented Recovery Effort (C-CORE)

This program provides quality, competent, and culturally compatible peer services to tribal and community members.

7474 South Camino De Oeste
Tucson, AZ 85757

Phone: 520-883-5000

Pathways to Promise

This organization is an interfaith technical assistance and resource center that offers liturgical and educational materials, program models, and networking information to promote a caring ministry with people with mental illness and their families. These resources are used by people at all levels of faith group structures from local congregations to regional and national staff.

5400 Arsenal Street
St. Louis, MO 63139

Pennsylvania Recovery Organizations Alliance,
Inc. (PRO-A)
Statewide/Regional Community Mobilization

This project supports recovery through peer-driven support services and education.

900 South Arlington Avenue, Suite 119
Harrisburg, PA 17109

Phone: 717-545-8929

Physicians and Lawyers for National Drug Policy

This organization conducts research and provides information to the public on drug use disorders, and works to put a new emphasis on national drug policy by substantially refocusing the investment in the prevention and treatment of harmful drug use.

PLNDP National Project Office
Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies Brown University Box G-S121-4
Providence, RI 

Phone: 401-863-6635

Pills Anonymous (PA)

This self-help, self-supporting, anonymous 12-step program is based on Alcoholics Anonymous. It is designed for those who want to help themselves and others recover from chemical addiction.

Pima Prevention Partnership

For full description, refer to Recovery Support Groups.

Pima Prevention Partnership: A Recovery
Movement For and About Young People

This partnership aims to reduce relapse and supports wellness using a strength-based approach to recovery for Native Americans.

2525 East Broadway, Suite 100
Tucson, AZ 85716

Phone: 520-624-5800

Pinal Hispanic Council: Proyecto Bienestar
(Project WellBeing)

This project seeks to empower members to assist others, motivating them to sustain recovery through education and training.

712 North Main Street
Eloy, AZ 85231

Phone: 520-466-7765

Presbyterians for Addiction Action (PAA)
Presbyterian Health, Education and Welfare

This association assists Presbyterians as they minister in an increasingly addictive society to restore people of the Presbyterian faith.

100 Witherspoon Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: 888-728-7228, ext. 5800

Pressing the Issue

This site’s goal is to educate people about the ins and outs of the problems of drug addiction and diseases associated with using drugs.

Psychologists Helping Psychologists (PHP)

This mutual support group is for doctoral-level psychologists or students who have had a personal experience with alcohol or drugs.

3484 South Utah Street
Arlington, VA 22206

Phone: 703-243-4470

Puerto Rican Organization for Community
Education and Economic Development, Inc.

This organization addresses the social, health, and economic needs of Latino and non-Latino communities.

1126 Dickinson Street
Elizabeth, NJ 

Phone: 908-351-7727

Rational Recovery Systems (RRS)

This is a program of self-recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs through planned, permanent abstinence using Addictive Voice Recognition Technique (AVRT).

P.O. Box 800
Lotus, CA 95651

Phone: 530-621-2667

Reality House, Inc.

This organization provides culturally appropriate substance abuse and HIV treatment and prevention services to New Yorkers living mainly in Harlem, Washington Heights, and the South Bronx.

34-51 Vernon Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11106

Phone: 212-281-6004

Recovery Alliance of El Paso

The alliance was organized in 1998 to fight stigma for people in recovery from substance use disorders and is now dedicated to providing peer-to-peer recovery support services.

P.O. Box 9669
El Paso, TX 79995

Phone: 866-535-7276 915-594-7000

Recovery Consultants of Atlanta, Inc.

For a full description, refer to Faith-Based Organizations.

Recovery Ministries of the Episcopal Church

This is a national membership organization that raises awareness throughout the church community about addictions and the hope of recovery from these illnesses.

2872 Hannon Hill Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32309

Phone: 866-306-1542

Recovery Resource Center

This comprehensive recovery resource center links individuals in recovery to an array of holistic recovery supports, with special emphasis on meeting the needs of women in recovery.

1140 Lake Street, Suite 500
Oak Park, IL 60301

Phone: 708-445-0500

Recovery Works

This group offers resources for recovery from various forms of addiction.

Rehab Programs Inc.

This community service provider helps find the right rehab program for those suffering from drug and alcohol addictions. With over 20 years in the substance abuse field, Rehab Programs Inc. understands the needs of people and their families.

Phone: 866-501-3366

Relief Nurseries, Inc.: Accessing Success

This project targets parents of children in high-risk families and provides recovery support services.

1720 West 25th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97405

Phone: 541-343-9706

Remove Intoxicated Drivers (RID)

This group’s mission is to deter impaired driving and teen binge drinking that often leads to intense trauma for all concerned. Its members advocate for victims, enablers of tough laws, and watchdogs for law enforcement and adjudication in the courts.

P.O. Box 520
Schenectady, NY 12301

Phone: 888-283-5144 518-372-0034

Resolution Ranch

This is a therapeutic camp in Texas for troubled teen boys ages 13 to 17.

Phone: 254-231-2207

Reviving the Human Spirit: A Faith Community
Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati

This independent foundation is dedicated to improving community health in Cincinnati and 20 surrounding counties.

Rookwood Tower
3805 Edwards Road, Suite 500
Cincinnati , OH 45209

Phone: 513-458-6640

Ridgeview Institute

This institute provides substance use and mental health treatment services in Georgia.

3995 South Cobb Drive
Symrna, GA 30080

Phone: 800-329-9775 770-434-4567

Rimrock Foundation

This foundation offers community-developed treatment services for substance use disorders.

1231 North 29th Street
Billings, MT 59101

Phone: 800-227-3953 406-248-3175

Rockland Council on Alcoholism & Other Drug
Dependence, Inc.: Friends of Recovery-Rockland

The council challenges stereotypes about addiction recovery.

25 Smith Street, Suite 101
Nanuet, NY 10954

Phone: 845-215-9788

Rosehedge/Multifaith Works

This group serves vulnerable men and women living with HIV/AIDS by providing housing, compassionate health care, and supportive services that enhance the quality of their lives. Rosehedge/Multifaith Works unites communities of compassionate care and inclusive spirituality with people living in isolation and loneliness.

115 16th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98112

Phone: 206-324-1520

Salvation Army

This organization provides a broad array of social services that include providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless, and opportunities for underprivileged children.

615 Slaters Lane
P.O. Box 269
Alexandria, VA 22313

Phone: 703-684-5500

Save Our Selves (SOS Clearinghouse)

This organization is dedicated to providing a path to sobriety, an alternative to those paths depending upon supernatural or religious beliefs.

4773 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90027

Phone: 323-666-4295

Save Our Society from Drugs

This is a legislative and congressional affairs organization that fights against permissive drug policy that negatively impacts society.

5999 Central Avenue, Suite 301
St. Petersburg, FL 33710

Phone: 727-828-0211

Schizophrenia Anonymous (SA)

This is a self-help support group for people diagnosed with schizophrenia or a schizophreniarelated illness. SA was founded in the Detroit area in July 1985, and since that time, thousands of people have participated in meetings. There are currently more than 150 groups meeting throughout 31 States as well as Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, France, India, and Venezuela.

P.O. Box 941222
Houston, TX 77094

Phone: 240-423-9432

Serving Children and Adolescents in Need

This youth outreach group is developing the “Futuros Saludables Recovery Services Program,” which will enhance substance use treatment by promoting recovery, reducing relapse, and intervening when relapse does occur. The program will provide peerdesigned and peer-led services with an emphasis on leadership development, principles of self-care, and cultural diversity among participants.

2347 E. Saunders, Suite B
Laredo, TX 78401

Phone: 800-355-7226

Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Through the Adventist Development and Relief Agency and other programs, this church operates youth camps, community service projects, family life counseling, and Health and Temperance Programs, which include substance use disorder prevention/ treatment and recovery options as a continuum.

12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904

Phone: 301-680-6000

Shinnyo-en Foundation

This organization helps build more caring communities by supporting educational programs that engage and inspire young people in meaningful acts of service. The foundation was established in 1994 by Shinnyo-en, a lay Buddhist order whose members strive to live with utmost sincerity and respect for others.

201 Mission Street, Suite 2450
San Francisco, CA 94105

Phone: 415-777-1977

Shouting Inside

This website helps young people who misuse substances share their stories and their struggles with like-minded young people.

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

This sorority offers social services for communities around the Nation.

1000 South Hill Drive, Suite 200
Cary , NC 27513

Phone: 888-747-1922

This website is committed to providing those in need of drug rehab programs, alcoholism treatment, and substance abuse services with the most accurate information available.

Social Workers Helping Social Workers (SWHSW)

This group supports people’s recovery from alcohol or other chemical dependence, either their own or that of a significant other, among social workers, BSW/MSW, or MSW matriculating students. Social workers with other addictions are welcome to attend meetings.

Society for Adolescent Medicine

This organization offers advice for teens and parents on how to avoid alcohol and drug dependency

111 Deer Lake Road, Suite 100
Deerfield, IL 60015

Phone: 847-753-5226

Society for Adolescent Substance Abuse
Treatment Effectiveness

This is a voluntary and informal network of researchers, evaluators, providers, and policymakers interested in pooling their knowledge and resources to improve the field.

Phone: 301-587-1600

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

This is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management.

1800 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 800-283-7476

Society for Prevention Research

The Society for Prevention Research is a professional organization that focuses on the advancement of science-based prevention programs and policies through empirical research. The organization’s members include scientists, practitioners, advocates, administrators, and policymakers. The group holds an annual meeting and publishes “Prevention Science Journal.”

11240 Waples Mill Road, Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: 703-934-4850

Southcentral Foundation: Alaska Women’s
Recovery Project (AWRP)

This project provides leadership training, mentoring, and support for recovering women.

4501 Diplomacy Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

Phone: 907-729-4955

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

This church has hosted 12-step programs and other affiliate programs for more than 15 years.

221 34th Street
Newport News, VA 23607

Phone: 757-247-5086

State Consumer Networks

This group provides direct services, advocacy, and technical assistance to smaller, consumer-operated services that have emerged over the past 15 years. As States seek to include the “consumer voice” in systems transformation and to support consumeroperated services, the expertise, communityorganizing, and advocacy skills offered by networks are assets to all stakeholders.

1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825
Arlington, VA 22209

Phone: 800-368-5777

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)

This organization provides students with prevention tools to deal with underage drinking, other drug use, impaired driving, and other destructive decisions.

255 Main Street
Marlborough, CT 

Phone: 877-SADD-INC (7233-462)

Students Taking Action Not Drugs (STAND)

This college-level substance abuse prevention marketing program educates students about the dangers of addictive drugs and mobilizes them to reduce substance use on their campuses.

5999 Central Avenue, Suite 301
St. Petersburg, FL 33710

Phone: 727-828-0211

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive

This data archive contains substance use disorder and mental health research data.

ICPSR University of Michigan Institute for Social Research
P.O. Box 1248
Ann Arbor, MI 48106

Phone: 888-741-7242

Substance Abuse Librarians and Information
Specialists (SALIS)

Established in 1978, this international association of individuals and organizations has special interests in the exchange and dissemination of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug information. SALIS holds an annual conference, publishes a quarterly newsletter, maintains a members-only listserv facilitating rapid exchanges of substance abuse information, and maintains a comprehensive list of bibliographic, statistical, and related databases covering all aspects of substance abuse. The group works closely with its counterpart association in Europe, ELISAD (

P.O. Box 9513
Berkeley, CA 94709

Phone: 510-769-1831

Swords to Plowshares

This group promotes and protects the rights of veterans through advocacy, public education, and partnerships with local, State, and national entities.

1060 Howard Street
San Fracisco, CA 94103

Phone: 415-252-4788

Technical Assistance and Professional Training
National Association on Drug Abuse Problems, Inc.

A private nonprofit organization founded by business and labor leaders, this office provides programs that assist at-risk and underserved individuals to become independent, self-sufficient, and employed.

355 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-986-1170

The ACTION Campaign

This campaign is a cross-sector partnership among nongovernmental organizations, foundations, and Government agencies, including SAMHSA, the State Associations of Addiction Services, the Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment, and the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD).

Mechanical Engineering Room 4021
1513 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Phone: 608-890-1445

The Alexandria Community Services Board (CSB)

This group provides effective and cost-efficient mental health, mental retardation, and substance use prevention and treatment services that measurably improve the quality of life for Alexandria, VA’s neediest citizens.

720 North Saint Asaph Street, Fourth Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 703-746-3400

The American Association of Poison Control
Centers (AAPCC)

This association is a nationwide organization of poison centers and interested individuals.

515 King Street, Suite 510
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 703-894-1858

The Council of State Governments (CSG)

This council is our Nation’s only organization serving all three branches of State government. The CSG is a region-based forum that fosters the exchange of insights and ideas to help State officials shape public policy.

2760 Research Park Drive
P.O. Box 11910
Lexington, KY 40578

Phone: 859-244-8000

The Family Café

This organization brings together individuals with disabilities, as well as their families, with state agencies, nonprofit organizations and other service providers, so families can network, learn what services are available, and find out the best way to access those services.

1332 North Duval Street
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Phone: 850-224-4670

The Journal of Global Drug Policy and Practice

This journal is a peer-reviewed, scientific, free online publication that helps public and private entities to participate in the exchange of valuable information about drug policy and practice, while sharing different cultural attitudes and perspectives.

2600 Ninth Street North, Suite 200
St. Petersburg, FL 33704

Phone: 727-828-0211

The National Association of State Mental Health
Program Directors (NASMHPD)

This association is the only member organization representing State executives responsible for the $36.7 billion public mental health service delivery system serving 6.4 million people annually in all 50 States, 4 Territories, and the District of Columbia. NASMHPD operates under a cooperative agreement with the National Governors Association.

66 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 302
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 703-739-9333

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

This foundation offers grants for training, education, and research.

P.O. Box 2316
College Road East and Route 1
Princeton, NJ 

Phone: 877-843-7953

The Sentencing Project

This project conducts research on sentencing and incarceration.

514 10th Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004

Phone: 202-628-0871

The Sober Recovery Community

This website offers support forums for people in recovery, as well as friends and family members affected by someone’s substance use.

The Springs Rescue Mission

The mission reaches the poor and needy of Colorado Springs by providing for their physical needs while ministering restoration to their spirit, soul, and body.

5 West Las Vegas Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Phone: 719-632-1822

The Star Center

This center provides support, technical assistance and resources to improve cultural competence and diversity in the context of mental health recovery and consumer self-help and self-empowerment.

3803 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22203

Phone: 866-537-STAR (7827)

The Urban Institute

This institute conducts economic and social policy research on a range of issues, including substance use disorders, health insurance, and communitybased health care.

2100 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20037

Phone: 202-833-7200

The Village South

This group offers substance use disorder treatment programs and referrals for job training, shelter, and HIV testing for the diverse communities of Miami- Dade County, FL.

3050 Biscayne Boulevard, Ninth Floor
Miami, FL 33137

Phone: 800-443-3784 305-573-3784

The Waianae Men in Recovery

This program offers what is known as a “clean and sober house,” which provides a clean and sober living environment for men in recovery from alcoholism and other addictions.

P.O. Box 458
Waianae, HI 96792

The Watershed

This is a group of recovery facilities that provide services including detoxification, residential rehabilitation, intensive outpatient treatment, prevention, and education.

P.O. Box 7185
Columbia, SC 29202

Phone: 800-861-1768

Tohono O’Odham Nation

This tribal government is establishing a recovery community service project and peer-to-peer system.

P.O. Box 837
Sells, AZ 85634
Phone: 520-603-2477

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce provides resources for U.S. businesses, including information on EAPs and drug testing.

1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20062

Phone: 202-659-6000

U.S. Conference of Mayors

This forum provides mayors with the opportunity to share ideas and recommend policy positions.

1620 Eye Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-293-7330


For a full description, refer to Schools/Youth under Federal Agencies.

United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc.

This organization develops initiatives to foster the spiritual, mental, physical, and social development of Native American youth.

500 North Broadway, Suite 10
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Phone: 405-236-2800

U-Turn of SAARA, Inc.

This organization is dedicated to empowering disadvantaged people, especially youth, to improve their lives, thus enabling them to improve their communities and ultimately society.

306 Turner Road, Suite P
Richmond, VA 23225

Phone: 804-762-4445

Valley Hope Association

This nonprofit organization has provided quality substance use disorder treatment services since 1967. It operates treatment facilities in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.

P.O. Box 510
Norton, KS 67654
Phone: 800-654-0486 (General Information) 800-544-5101 (Admissions)

Vanguard Services Unlimited

This nonprofit, community-based organization offers high-quality treatment and recovery to individuals and their families with substance use disorders.

521 North Quincy Street
Arlington, VA 22203

Phone: 703-841-0703

Vera Institute of Justice, La Bodega de la Familia

This institute offers family- and community-based recovery services for people on parole or probation.

233 Broadway, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10279
Phone: 212-334-1300

Vet to Vet

This is an alliance of family members, professionals, and other mental health consumers who work together to improve and increase mental health services through community education and service.

Phone: 203-623-0731

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

This organization’s members mentor youth groups, help in community food kitchens, volunteer in blood drives, and visit hospitalized veterans. Other members help veterans file compensation claims or “voice their vote” with elected officials.

406 West 34th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 816-756-3390

Veterinarians in Recovery (VIR)

This group is a support network for veterinarians in recovery from alcoholism and other addictions. VIR provides information and referrals, phone support, and newsletters.

104 Maple Trace
Birmingham, AL 35244

Phone: 651-261-4029


This is a national, nonprofit veteran organization that organizes peer support groups for Iraq- and Afghanistan-era veterans to help them feel good about themselves and heal from any negative aspects of service and war

4192 East Boulder Springs Way
Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: 520-319-5500

Walden House, Inc.: PROSPER (Peers Reaching
Out Supporting Peers to Embrace Recovery)

This project provides strength-based peer-to-peer recovery services to people and their families who face the challenges of recovery and re-entry into society from prison.

1550 Evans Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124

Phone: 415-554-1100

Washington State Labor Council (WSLC)

This council represents and provides services for hundreds of local unions and trade councils throughout Washington State. Its core programs are legislative advocacy, political action, communications and media relations, and assistance with organizing campaigns.

314 First Avenue West
Seattle, WA 98119
Phone: 800-542-0904 206-281-8901

Welcome Home Ministries: Face to Face

This faith-based program is for women who face the dual challenges of recovery and re-entry to society from incarceration.

P.O. Box 184
Richmond, OH 43944

Phone: 740-765-4959

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

The institute provides behavioral health services for children, families, schools, and communities.
3811 O’Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-624-1000

Wisconsin Clearinghouse for Prevention Resources

The clearinghouse provides substance use prevention resources for youth, parents, schools, and communities.

University Health Services, UW-Madison
333 East Campus Mall, #8104
Madison, WI 53715

Phone: 800-248-9244 608-262-9157

Women for Sobriety, Inc.

This nonprofit organization is dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions.
P.O. Box 618
Quakertown, PA 18951
Phone: 215-536-8026

Women in New Recovery (WINR)

This organization provides a beautiful residential environment where women recovering from alcohol and drug dependency are supported by professional staff and other women who have been successful in recovery.

860 North Center Street
Mesa , AZ 85201

Phone: 480-464-5764

Women in New Recovery: Our Common Welfare

This recovery community organization is a residential treatment facility for women in Arizona and New Mexico.
860 North Center Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
Phone: 480-464-5764

Young Men’s and Young Women’s Hebrew
Association/92nd Street Y

This organization is committed to sharing its programs with all New Yorkers regardless of economic circumstance. It provides financial assistance and an outreach program that brings the arts into the lives of economically disadvantaged local schoolchildren and keeps them off the streets.

1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128

Phone: 212-415-5500

Young Men’s Christian Association of the U.S.A.

The group provides health and social services for men, women, and children.

101 North Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 800-872-9622

Young Women’s Christian Association of the

This organization offers health and social services for women and their families.

2025 M Street NW, Suite 550
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 800-YWCA-US1 (992-2871) 202-467-0801


This youth-led national organization is devoted to improving services and systems that support positive growth and development. It unites the voices of individuals who have experience in various systems, including mental health, juvenile justice, education, and child welfare.

9605 Medical Center Drive, Suite 280
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 240-403-1901


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