Recovery Support Groups
Below, a list of recovery resources from various categories, including substance abuse.
These links are presented for information only.
Alcohol, Drug, Prescription Medication Abuse
Alcoholics Anonymous: Search for the telephone numbers of AA Central Offices and Intergroups by zip code or state. The site does not give you locations of local meetings, but the Intergroup local sites have that information. You can find meetings around the world, which can be very useful when traveling.
AA Sacramento www.aasacramento.org ~ 916-454-1771 or 916-454-1100
AA Sacramento County www.simeetings.com/LA/SAC/SacCtyMtgs.html
Chemical Dependent Anonymous: Find a meeting by searching by state. They are a 12-step program supporting “abstinence from all mood-changing and mind-altering chemicals, including street-type drugs, alcohol and unnecessary medication.”
Cocaine Anonymous: 12-step program for cocaine, alcohol, and other mind-altering substances.
Crystal Meth Anonymous: Search for meetings by zip code and distance. They are a 12-step program.
Dual Recovery Anonymous: 12-step program for those who have a psychiatric disorder and a substance abuse problem.
Life Ring Secular Recovery: Search for a Life Ring meeting for drug or alcohol recovery by location or join an online meeting. The Life Ring philosophy differs from the 12-step programs in that it does not require you to rely on a higher power but believes in supporting your ability to strengthen your sober self and weaken your addict self.
Marijuana Anonymous: Search a list of in-person and online meetings by location. They have apps for iOS, Android, and Windows that can be used to search for meetings. It is a 12-step program.
Moderation Management: See a list and map of meetings around the world or join in telephone meetings. Moderation Management supports responsible drinking rather than a philosophy of total abstinence.
Mothers Against Drunk Drivers www.madd.org ~ 800-438-6233
Narcotics Anonymous: Search the meeting database by location. You can also download an NA Meeting Search app for iOS or Android.
National Drug and Alcohol Info Line www.samhsa.gov ~ 800-729-6686
National Funded Treatment ~ 800-662-4357
Pills Anonymous: Meetings list for PA around the world. They are a 12-step program.
SMART Recovery: Search the SMART recovery meeting database by country or state. SMART is not a 12-step program, but a self-help addiction recovery program for substance abuse and alcohol abuse.
Child and Domestic Abuse
Child Abuse Hotline www.childhelpusa.org ~ 800-422-4453
Domestic Abuse Hotline www.thehotline.org ~ 800-799-7233
Association of Professionals Treating Eating Disorders www.aptedsf.com
Eating Disorders Anonymous www.eatingdisordersanonymous.org
Overeater’s Anonymous www.oa.org
Adult Children of Alcoholics www.adultchildren.org ~ 310-534-1815
Alanon/Alateen www.al-anon.alateen.org ~ 800-356-9996
Families Anonymous www.familiesanonymous.org ~ 800-736-9805
Parents Anonymous www.parentsanonymous.org ~ 909-621-6184
Debtors Anonymous www.debtorsanonymous.org ~ 781-453-2743
Gamblers Anonymous www.gamblersanonymous.org ~ 800-522-4700
Co-Dependents Anonymous www.coda.org ~ 602-277-7991
Emotions Anonymous www.emotionsanonymous.org ~ 651-647-9712
Dual Recovery Anonymous www.draonline.org
National Institute of Mental Health www.nimh.nih.gov ~ 800-647-2642
Suicide Prevention ~ 800-784-2433
Sex Addicts Anonymous www.sa.org ~ 800-477-8191
Rape Abuse Incest National Network www.rainn.org ~ 800-656-4673
Sex Anon www.sanon.org ~ 615-833-3152
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous www.slaafws.org
STD/AIDS Hotline ~ 800-448-0440
American Cancer Society 24 Hour Quit Smoking Line www.cancer.org ~ 800-227-2345
Nicotine Anonymous www.nicotine-anonymous.org ~ 877-879-6422
Adult ACCESS Team ~ 888-881-4881
Mental Health Crisis Center ~ 800-969-6642
Wellness and Recovery Center ~ 916-485-4175
United Way Crisis Helpline ~ 800-233-4357
Youth Crisis Hotline ~ 800-999-9999