Resources for Recovery

Learn more about the recovery resources available to you.

resources-for-recoveryThe goal for anyone who has completed drug or alcohol rehab is to maintain lasting sobriety. This can prove to be especially difficult in the first few weeks and months after completing a rehabilitation program. For this reason, we have provided tools and resources to help you or your loved one prevent relapse.

To learn more about the disease of addiction and how to continue to reinforce the relapse prevention skills learned during treatment, review the list below. Maintain your sobriety by reaching out for support from other recovering addicts and organizations that can help.


12-Step Programs

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
AA is the world’s leading 12-step fellowship. It is designed to help people overcome alcohol abuse and addiction.
www.aa.org

Cocaine Anonymous
A program designed to help people recovering from cocaine addiction.
www.ca.org

Co-Dependents Anonymous
Those who suffer from co-dependent relationships can learn to form healthier relationships.
www.coda.org

Crystal Meth Anonymous
A program designed to help anyone recovering from crystal meth addiction.
www.crystalmeth.org

Debtors Anonymous
If you have compulsive spending problems or debt, this program can help.
www.debtorsanonymous.org

Dual Recovery Anonymous
This organization specializies in helping people with co-occurring mental health disorders.
www.draonline.org

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
If you suffer from overeating, anorexia, bulimia, or have an obsession with food or body size, this organization can help.
www.foodaddicts.org

Gamblers Anonymous
People with gambling addiction problems can seek help from this organization.
www.gamblersanonymous.org

Marijuana Anonymous
This program is designed to help people recovering from marijuana addiction.
www.marijuana-anonymous.org

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
An international association dedicated to helping recovering drug addicts.
www.na.org

Native American Indian General Service Office of Alcoholics Anonymous (NAIGSO-AA)
A 12 step program designed specifically for Native American Indians. The organization also includes an inmate correspondence program for incarcerated Native American who suffer from alcoholism.
www.naigso-aa.org

Nicotine Anonymous
This program offers support for people who are attempting to quit smoking.
www.nicotine-anonymous.org

Overeaters Anonymous
This program helps those trying to overcome compulsive overeating.
www.oa.org

Sexaholics Anonymous
This program helps those recovering from sex addiction.
www.sa.org

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
A program that helps people suffering from sex or love addictions.
www.slaafws.org

Shopaholics Anonymous
This program is designed to help people with a shopping addiction.
www.shopaholicsanonymous.org


Non 12-Step Programs

LifeRing
A non-religious network composed of support groups for people living free of alcoholism and other addictions.
www.lifering.org

Rational Recovery
This program offers self-recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol.
www.rational.org

Smart Recovery
An addiction recovery support group focused on self-empowerment.
www.smartrecovery.org

Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS)
A non-profit network of support groups desigend to help addicts who prefer secular 12-step programs to maintain sobriety.
www.secularhumanism.org

SOS Behind Bars
A program component of Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS) that focuses on the needs of prisoners and provides volunteer work in prisons.
www.sosbehindbars.org

Women For Sobriety
A nonprofit self-help organization that helps women overcome alcoholism and other addictions.
www.womenforsobriety.org


Support Groups and Resources for Family and Friends

Adult Children of Alcoholics
12-step program designed for adults who grew up in dysfunctional homes where alcohlism was present.
www.adultchildren.org

Al-Anon / Alateen
12-step program for the friends and family member of people who have drinking problems.
www.al-anon.alateen.org

Children of Alcoholics Foundation
A nonprofit organization that provides educational resources and services to help children, adults and other professionals dealing with parental addiction.
www.coaf.org

Families Anonymous
A 12-step program for the families of people suffering with addiction.
www.familiesanonymous.org

In The Rooms
Support group designed for addicts and their loved ones.
www.intherooms.com

Nar-Anon Family Groups
12-step program to help damily members and close friends recover from the effects of living with an addict.
www.nar-anon.org

National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA)
An organization that advocates for children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug addictions.
www.nacoa.org

The Partnership at Drugfree.org
This organization helps parents prevent, intervene and find treatment for their children through the use of science and communications-based resources.
www.drugfree.org

Road Recovery
Helps youth battling addiction and other issues through the participation of entertainment industry professionals who have been through similar struggles.
www.roadrecovery.org

SuboXone TalkZone
A place where addicts and other loved ones can discuss addiction, particularly prescription opiate addiction (pain pills).
www.suboxforum.com

Treatment Talk
Website created by a concerned parent that focuses on sharing stories and providing support for addiction, treatment and recovery.
www.treatmenttalk.org


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Faith-Based Recovery Groups and Oranizations

Buddhist Recovery Network
This organization uses Buddhist teachings and practices to help overcome addiction.
www.buddhistrecovery.org

Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons and Significant Others
A mutual-help group for people of Jewish faith who are in recovery. It helps recovering Jews and their family members connect, discover their Jewish roots, and learn more about helpful resources.
www.jbfcs.org/JACS

Millati Islami
An Islamic fellowship of adults going through addiction recovery.
www.millatiislami.org

National Catholic Council on Alcoholism and Related Drug Problems (NCCA)
A council affiliated with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops which promotes greater awareness and acceptance of alcoholism and other substance addictions.
www.nccatoday.org

Provident Living
Organization run by the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints. It sponsors addiction recovery meetings and offers program recovery guides.
http://providentliving.org


Educational and Research-Based Organizations

Brown Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies
A department of Brown University which promotes the prevention and treatment of substance abuse problems through research, education, training and policy advocacy.
www.caas.brown.edu

Center for Substance Abuse Research
A research center located at the University of Maryland that collects, analyzes, and provides information on drug and alcohol abuse and related problems.
www.cesar.umd.edu

Ensuring Solutions to Alcohol Problems
Based at the George Washington University Medical Center, this group works with lawmakers, employers and communities to provide research-based information and resources to curb alcohol-related health care costs and improve people’s access to treatment.
www.ensuringsolutions.org

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention
An group funded by the U.S. Department of Education that supports institutions of higher education in trying to address alcohol and other drug problems.
www.edc.org

Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)
A nonprofit organization that sponsors scientific studies and clinical investigations of psychoactive drugs.
www.maps.org

National Center on Alcohol and Substance Abuse (CASA)

National nonprofit research organization that focuses on providing information for the better understanding, prevention and treatment of drug and alcohol use and addiction.
http://www.centeronaddiction.org/

Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA)
An international society that promotes research by helping scientists and addiction specialists to share and distribute their information and research on alcoholism.
www.rsoa.org

Rutgers University Center of Alcohol Studies Library
This institiute is dedicated to acquiring and distributing information about alcohol use and other drugs.
www.alcoholstudies.rutgers.edu

Scripps Research Institute
This research facility conducts studies on addiction and chemical dependence.
www.scripps.edu


Government Programs

Center For Substance Abuse Prevention
Agency run by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It provides leadership in the government effort to prevent alcoholism, smoking and other drug problems.
https://www.samhsa.gov/

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
Membership organization that strives to keep communities safe, healthy and drug-free.
www.cadca.org

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)
NCADI is a service of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration that lists resources for information about substance abuse prevention and treatment.
www.higheredcenter.org

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
A branch of the National Institutes of Health that conducts research and distributes information about the causes, prevention and treatment of alcohol addiction and other alcohol-related problems.
www.niaaa.nih.gov

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Federal agency that conducts research, creates policy, and distributes information about drug dependence.
www.nida.nih.gov

National Alcohol and Drug Recovery Month
Annual event held by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration that promotes susbstance abuse and dependence treatment and recovery.
www.recoverymonth.gov

Office of National Drug Control Policy
A component of the Executive Office of the President created in 1988. It serves as a platform got White House drug policy initiatives, programs for substance abuse treatment, resources, and press releases.
www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov

Working Partners for an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace
A component of the U.S. Department of Labor that provides information about addiction, as well as the cost of addiction to the workplace and strategies to establish an alcohol-free and drug-free working environment.
www.dol.gov

Last updated on April 12th, 2017 at 05:03 pm