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The following organizations are partners involved in planning National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) activities in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. You are encouraged to involve national organizations and local affiliates or chapters in your State and ask them to collaborate with your organization on Recovery Month planning. You can find local affiliates or chapters by contacting the national organizations directly. Full listings with addresses are included in the "Recovery Month Resources" brochure on this Web site.

A&E Network

Inspired by the overwhelming response to its Emmy-nominated series “Intervention,” this television network created “The Recovery Project,” a multi-year campaign designed to generate widespread awareness that addiction is a treatable disease and recovery is possible.

ACMHA – The College for Behavioral Health

This organization is a forum for the exchange of new policy ideas that contribute to the improvement in the lives of people with mental and substance use disorders and the systems that provide treatment and prevention services.
Phone: 505-822-5038

Addiction Survivors

This group is dedicated to providing online peer support communities for those with addiction, their families, and friends.

Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC)
Network Coordinating Office

To advance public health and wellness, the ATTC Network accelerates lasting change in behavioral health care systems by translating, disseminating, and promoting the adoption and implementation of effective and culturally sensitive clinical practices. A list of ATTC Regional Centers, the states they serve, and contact information can be found on the ATTC Network website.
Phone: 816-235-6888

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA)
World Service Organization (WSO)

This is a 12-step, 12-tradition program of women and men who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes. Members meet with each other in a mutually respectful, safe environment and acknowledge common experiences.
Phone: 562-595-7831

Advocates for Recovery Through Medicine

This organization’s goals are to end stigma and discrimination against people who use medications to treat addictions and to move addiction treatment, especially opiate treatment, into mainstream medicine.
Phone: 810-250-9064

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

This support group provides sponsorship and a 12-step program for life without alcohol.
Phone: 212-870-3400

Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers
of New York State (ASAPNY)

This nonprofit membership association consists of coalitions, programs, and agencies throughout New York State that provide substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and research.
Phone: 518-426-3122

Alliance for Children and Families

This alliance provides services to the nonprofit child and family sectors and economic empowerment organizations.
Phone: 414-359-1040 800-221-3726

American Association for Marriage and Family
Therapy (AAMFT)

This association represents the professional interests of more than 25,000 marriage and family therapists throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad.
Phone: 703-838-9808

American Association for the Treatment of
Opioid Dependence (AATOD)

This group was founded in 1984 to enhance the quality of patient care in treatment programs by promoting the growth and development of comprehensive methadone treatment services throughout the United States.
Phone: 212-566-5555

American Association of Pastoral Counselors

AAPC represents and sets professional standards for more than 2,000 pastoral counselors and 75 pastoral counseling centers in North America and around the world. This association provides and promotes theologically informed, spiritually sensitive, ethically sound, and clinically competent counseling as an extension of the ministry of faith communities.
Phone: 703-385-6967

American Bar Association (ABA)
Standing Committee on Substance Abuse

This committee promotes justice system reform that addresses problems associated with the illegal use of drugs and alcohol in this country. To carry out this mission, the Standing Committee collaborates with other ABA entities, federal, state, and local public/private organizations, and state, local, and territorial bar associations.
Phone: 202-662-1000

American Council for Drug Education (ACDE)

This substance abuse prevention and education agency develops programs and materials based on the most current scientific research on drug use and its impact on society.
Phone: 800-378-4435

American Dental Association (ADA)

This group is the world’s oldest and largest national dental society, representing more than 157,000 dentists throughout the United States. The ADA is committed to helping its members better identify, understand, and accommodate the special health care needs of patients with substance use disorders, and facilitating the journey of recovery for dentists and their office staffs.
Phone: 312-440-2500

American Indian Community House (AICH)

This organization provides health and social services for American Indians in New York City.
Phone: 212-598-0100

American Mental Health Counselors
Association (AMHCA)

This association works exclusively for licensed mental illness counselors by advocating for legislation that expands, enhances, and protects the right to practice, promotes mental illness awareness, and builds the profession of mental illness counseling nationally. AMHCA works to enhance the profession of clinical mental health counseling through licensing, advocacy, education and professional development.
Phone: 800-326-2642 703-548-6002

American Psychological Association (APA)

This organization is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. Its membership includes more than 150,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students.
Phone: 800-374-2721 202-336-5500

American Public Human Services Association

This association pursues excellence in health and human services by supporting state and local agencies, informing policymakers, and working with our partners to drive innovative, integrated and efficient solutions in policy and practice.
Phone: 202-682-0100

American Society of Addiction Medicine

This is an association of 3,000 physicians nationwide dedicated to improving the treatment of alcoholism and other addictions, educating physicians and medical students, promoting research and prevention, and enlightening and informing the medical community and the public about these issues.
Phone: 301-656-3920

Arab and Middle East Resources Center

This nonprofit organization was founded to provide inter-culturally sensitive services to raise awareness about mental and substance use disorders. This includes public awareness and recovery support. AMERC is a member of Michigan Community Coalition for Change (MC3), which has a mission of building bridges for recovery and well-being.
Phone: 313-766-8712

Association of Persons Affected by Addiction

This nonprofit recovery community organization is designed to engage the faces and voices of the recovery community in reducing stigma. It provides peer-to-peer recovery community support services.
Phone: 214-634-APAA (2722)

Association of Recovery Schools (ARS)

This organization advocates for the promotion, strengthening, and expansion of secondary and post-secondary programs designed for students and families committed to achieving success in both education and recovery. ARS exists to support such schools which, as components of the recovery continuum of care, enroll students committed to being abstinent from alcohol and other drugs and working a program of recovery.
Phone: 215-628-8600

Behavioral Health Services (BHS)

This nonprofit organization has provided a continuum of substance use, mental illness, and senior services since 1973. Each of its 11 facilities (located throughout Los Angeles County) is based on its mission of transforming lives by offering hope and opportunities for recovery, wellness, and independence.
Phone: 562-599-8444, ext. 4207

Beit T’Shuvah

This is a facility where approximately 120 residents interact with clinical staff in a healing atmosphere that emphasizes faith-based recovery and the values of the Jewish community. The organization’s goal is to reduce the incidence of addiction and other harmful behaviors through individual and family education.
Phone: 310-204-5200

Board of Cooperative Educational Services
– Capital Region

This organization provides educational leadership, services and support to meet the needs of our students and school districts in Albany, Schoharie, Schenectady and Saratoga counties of New York State.
Phone: 518-862-4900

C4 Recovery Solutions, Inc.

This nonprofit was established to promote the design, provision, and monitoring of outcomesbased services that initiate and sustain recovery from substance use disorders, as well as improve prevention and harm reduction strategies that mitigate addiction’s effects.

California Association of Addiction Recovery
Resources (CAARR)

This nonprofit membership organization serves as the principle voice for social model recovery programs throughout California. Services to members include advocacy for social model programs at the federal, state and local levels of government, as well as in the community.
Phone: 916-338-9460

Capitol Decisions, Inc.

This full-service government relations and public affairs firm provides counsel in distinct issue areas, including state and local government, public works, health care, and public health.
Phone: 202-638-0326

Caron Treatment Center

This center offers detoxification, gender-separate rehabilitation, relapse treatment, and extended care for adults and adolescents; educational programs for family members; and student assistance services.
Phone: 800-854-6023

Catholic Charities, USA

This membership association provides strong leadership and support to enhance the work of local agencies in their efforts to reduce poverty, support families, and empower communities.
Phone: 703-549-1390

Center for Alcohol and Drug Research
and Education

This international nonprofit organization provides public information and technical assistance, guidance, information, and expert service to individuals, organizations, governmental agencies, and a variety of nonprofit organizations in the private sector to improve the quality of their response to substance use disorders.
Phone: 410-377-8992

Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

The community development corporation is committed to building stronger, healthier communities as a lead advocate, coalition builder and direct service provider.
Phone: 602-257-0700

Collaborative Support Programs of
New Jersey, Inc.
Institute for Wellness and Recovery Initiatives

This organization is a nonprofit, statewide agency managed and operated by and for consumers of mental illness services. The organization has four service areas that provide a full range of services throughout New York and New Jersey: 1) community outreach and self-help center services; 2) supportive housing services and housing development; 3) supported employment; and 4) technical assistance/training focused on the Eight Dimension Wellness Model.
Phone: 732-780-1175

Communities of Tomorrow’s Economic
Development (CT)

This organization cooperates with industry players, associations, regional economic development authorities, and other stakeholders to create economic development in the private sector. It focuses on the expansion of existing enterprises and the creation of new enterprises to drive economic growth and maximize return on investment in innovation.
Phone: 306-522-6699

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America

This organization builds and strengthens the capacity of community coalitions to create safe, healthy, and drug-free communities. It supports members with technical assistance and training, public policy, media strategies, conferences, and special events.
Phone: 800-54-CADCA (542-2322)

Connecticut Turning to Youth and Families

This is a statewide organization established to strengthen prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for youth and families. Using the power of youth and families with their own stories, this organization offers peer-to-peer programs and services that are natural recovery supports for other youth and families.
Phone: 860-838-3553

Corporation for Supportive Housing

Since 1991, CHS advances its mission to help communities create permanent housing to prevent and end homelessness by providing advocacy, expertise, leadership, and financial resources to make it easier to create and operate supportive housing.
Phone: 212- 986-2966

CRC Health Group

This group offers the most comprehensive network of specialized behavioral care services in the nation, serving more than 30,000 people each day in 140 facilities, as well as providing healing and hope in the lives of patients, students, and families. For more than two decades, CRC programs have helped individuals and families reclaim and enrich their lives.
Phone: 877-272-8668 408-998-7260

DC Bar – Lawyers Assistance Program

Established in 1985, this is a free and confidential program assisting lawyers, judges, and law students who experience problems that interfere with their personal lives or their ability to serve as counsel or officers of the court.
Phone: 202-737-4700

DOJ, Community Capacity Development Office

This multi-agency’s strategy is to “weed out” violent crime, gang activity, and drug trafficking. It seeks to “seed” human services to the areas where these activities occur, encompassing prevention, intervention, treatment, and neighborhood revitalization.
Phone: 202-616-1152

DOJ, DEA, Get Smart About Drugs

This DEA program provides educational resources about substance use.

DOJ, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

This federal government agency enforces the nation’s controlled substances laws and regulations, works to reduce the availability of illegal drugs, and has a prevention arm devoted to reducing the demand for these drugs. The DEA contributes its “street-smart” perspective and skills to the field and helps to link law enforcement with other providers.
Phone: 202-307-1000

Drug Free America Foundation, Inc.

This is an international drug policy and prevention organization. DFAF 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.
Phone: 727-828-0211

Easy Does It, Inc. (EDI)

This is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of individuals and families recovering from the effects of addiction, thus contributing to the betterment of our community and society as a whole.
Phone: 610-373-2463

Elks Drug Awareness Resource Center

This program is the largest volunteer drug awareness program in the country. It is committed to eliminating the use of illegal drugs by all members of its society.
Phone: 773-755-4700

Employee Assistance Professionals
Association, Inc. (EAPA)

This membership organization offers resources to employee assistance professionals.
Phone: 703-387-1000

Employee Health Programs

This group, a subsidiary of First Advantage Corporation, designs and manages drug-free workplace programs, employee assistance programs, and other services that benefit employers and employees.
Phone: 800-821-4473

Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) - EIC East Coast

This nonprofit organization works within the film, television, and music industries to promote the accurate depiction of health and social issues in entertainment productions.
Phone: 703-481-1414

Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) - EIC West Coast

This nonprofit organization works within the film, television, and music industries to promote the accurate depiction of health and social issues in entertainment productions.
Phone: 818-861-7782

EOP, ONDCP, Information Clearinghouse

This federal office serves as a resource for statistics, research data, and referrals useful for developing and implementing drug policy.
Phone: 800-666-3332 clearingh.html

EOP, White House Office of National Drug
Control Policy (ONDCP)

This component of the Executive Office of the President establishes policies, priorities, and objectives for the nation’s drug control program, which includes prevention, treatment, and recovery.
Phone: 202-395-6700

Executive Office of the President (EOP)
White House Office of Faith-Based and
Neighborhood Partnerships

This office coordinates 12 Federal Centersfor Faith-based and Community Initiatives. Its goal is to ensure that grassroots leaderscan compete on an equal footing for federaldollars, receive greater private support, and dollars, receive greater private support, and face fewer bureaucratic barriers.
Phone: 202-456-3394

Faces & Voices of Recovery

This national recovery advocacy organization mobilizes people in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs, as well as their families, friends, and allies, in campaigns to end discrimination and make recovery a reality for even more Americans.
Phone: 202-737-0690

Faith Partners

This organization engages and assists people of faith in the development of caring communities that promote prevention of alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse and where recovery from addiction is valued and supported.
Phone: 512-417-2307

Foundation for Recovery

This organization promotes the positive impact recovery has in the community and in the lives of individuals and families affected by mental and/or substance use disorders. Its programs, services, and partnerships open pathways for recovery by removing social barriers and creating opportunities for those seeking recovery.
Phone: 702-257-8199

Foundations Recovery Network

This is a treatment and advocacy organization dedicated solely to the treatment and recovery of people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders. The agency has a full continuum of care, with locations in Memphis and Nashville, TN.
Phone: 877-345-3357 615-345-3200

Gaudenzia, Inc.

This group helps people affected by chemical dependency, mental illness, and related conditions to achieve a better quality of life – allowing them to live as productive and accountable individuals.
Phone: 610-239-9600

George Washington University Ensuring
Solutions to Alcohol Problems Initiative

This program works to increase access to treatment for individuals with alcohol problems by collaborating with policymakers, employers, and concerned citizens.
Phone: 202-296-6922

Georgetown University, Health Policy Institute

This is a multi-disciplinary group of faculty and staff dedicated to conducting research on key issues in health policy and health services research. Institute members are engaged in diverse projects focusing on issues relating to health care financing, the uninsured, federal health insurance reforms, quality of care and outcomes research, mental illness services research, and the impact of changes in the health care market on providers and patients.
Phone: 202-687-0880

Grace Street Recovery Services

This organization provides addiction and mental illness treatment and recovery services for individuals and families struggling with addiction.
Phone: 207-312-4408

Health Matrix, Inc.

This organization develops communications programs that inform the debate on key issues in science, policy, and health care.
Phone: 703-918-4930

HHS, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

This government agency is responsible for protecting public health by assuring the safety, effectiveness, and security of human and veterinary drugs, vaccines and other biological products; medical devices; our nation’s food supply; cosmetics; dietary supplements; and products that give off radiation.
Phone: 888-INFO-FDA (463-6332)

HHS, HRSA, Poison Control Program

This program oversees the national toll-free Poison Help Line, 1-800-222-1222, which connects callers to their nearest poison center, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for help in a poisoning emergency. Calls are free and confidential and can be translated into 161 languages.
Phone: 800-222-1222

HHS, NIH, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse
and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

This federal institute provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems and promote recovery by conducting and supporting research in a wide range of scientific areas.
Phone: 301-443-2857

HHS, NIH, National Institute on Drug Abuse

This federal institute supports most of the world’s research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. It carries out a large variety of programs to ensure the rapid dissemination of research information and its implementation in policy and practice.
Phone: 301-443-1124

HHS, SAMHSA, Center for Mental Health
Services (CMHS)

As a sponsor of Recovery Month, this federal center seeks to improve the availability and accessibility of high-quality community-based services for people with or at risk for mental illness and their families. It collects, analyzes, and disseminates national data on mental illness services designed to help inform future services policy and program decision-making.
Phone: 240-276-1310

HHS, SAMHSA, Center for Substance Abuse
Prevention (CSAP)

As a sponsor of Recovery Month, the mission of this center is to bring effective substance use prevention to every community nationwide. Its discretionary grant programs - whether focusing on preschool-age children and high-risk youth or on community-dwelling older Americans - target states, communities, organizations, and families to promote resiliency, promote protective factors, and reduce risk factors for substance use.
Phone: 240-276-2420

HHS, SAMHSA, Center for Substance Abuse
Treatment (CSAT)

As a sponsor of Recovery Month, this organization promotes the availability and quality of community-based substance use treatment services for individuals and families who need them. It supports policies and programs to broaden the range of evidence-based effective treatment services for people who abuse alcohol and drugs and that also address other addictionrelated health and human services problems.
Phone: 240-276-1660

HHS, Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Services Administration (SAMHSA)

This federal agency improves the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from mental and/or substance use disorders. It lists a range of resources on its “Find Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Treatment” website,
Phone: 877-SAMHSA-7 (726-4727) 800-487-4889 (TTY)

International Nurses Society on Addictions

This is a professional specialty organization offering education and certification for nurses interested in the advancement of excellence in nursing care for the prevention and treatment of addictions for diverse populations across all practice settings through advocacy, collaboration, education, research and policy development.
Phone: 877-6-INTNSA (646-8672)

Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent
Persons and Significant Others (JACS)
A Program of the Jewish Board of Family
and Children Services (JBFCS)

This program’s mission is to help both individuals and the Jewish community at large effectively treat and prevent addiction. JACS provides a supportive network of Jews who are successfullyin recovery, as well as the communal professionals, clergy, and educators who help them. The organization is a resource center where individuals, families, groups, and community institutions can turn for helpful, comforting guidance.
Phone: 212-632-4600

Join Together

This national resource for communities working to reduce substance use disorders offers a comprehensive website, daily news updates, publications, and technical assistance.
Phone: 212-922-1560

Kansas Consumer Advisory Council for Adult
Mental Health, Inc.

This is a consumer organization serving the geographical area of Kansas and dedicated to improving the lives of people with psychiatric disabilities. The organization is entirely made up of people who self-identify as current or former consumers of mental health services.
Phone: 316-978-5842


This international nonprofit organization offers sober, secular self-help. Members rely on the strength of each individual and the influence of sober conversation to abstain from alcohol and drugs. LifeRing welcomes people from all faiths, or none, but those beliefs are private. LifeRing brings people together via face-to-face and online support groups, and provides sobriety tools through original books, publications, and interactive online resources.
Phone: 800-811-4142

Massachusetts Organization for Addiction
Recovery (MOAR)

This organization is a collective voice of people in recovery, families, and friends who are helping each other educate the public about the value of living in recovery and the resources to support recovery.
Phone: 617-423-6627

Mental Health America (MHA)

MHA is the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness. With nearly 300 affiliates nationwide, MHA works to improve the mental health of all Americans through advocacy, education, research, and service.
Phone: 800-969-6642 703-684-7722

Minnesota Recovery Connection (MRC)

This organization’s mission is to strengthen the recovery community through peer-to-peer support, public education and advocacy. MRC envisions a world where recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs is understood, promoted, embraced, and enjoyed and where all who seek it have access to the support, care, and resources they need to achieve long-term recovery. This organization assists people seeking treatment, transportation, housing, job training, education, health, or other pathways to recovery.
Phone: 651-233-2080


This program provides a safety net of critical assistance for people in times of need. Its services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical, and personal topics. It also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.
Phone: 310-392-3777 (West Region) 212-245-7840 (East Region) 615-327-0050 (South Region)

NAADAC, The Association for Addiction

This is a national nonprofit membership organization, with over 52 affiliates across the United States, American Territories, and internationally. It focuses on empowering addiction professionals to achieve excellence through education, advocacy, knowledge, standards of practice, ethics, and professional development and research.
Phone: 800-548-0497

NALGAP, The Association of Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals
and Their Allies

This membership organization was founded in 1979 and is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse, and other addictions in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.
Phone: 973-972-9537


This organization provides support for families and friends of drug users.
Phone: 800-477-6291 310-534-8188


This is a nonprofit drug rehab program dedicated to eliminating drug abuse and drug addiction through drug prevention, education, and rehabilitation.
Phone: 800-775-8750 323-962-2404

Narconon Arrowhead

This group is located in Oklahoma and is part of the larger Narconon International group. It uses a full approach to treatment and recovery by teaching participants how to live a drug-free life.
Phone: 800-468-6933 918-339-5800

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

This is a nonprofit fellowship society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. Membership is open to al l, regardless of the particular drug or combination of drugs used.
Phone: 818-773-9999

National Alliance for Medication Assisted
Recovery (NAMA Recovery)

This is a membership organization representing people whose recovery from opiate dependence is assisted with medication. Its membership includes methadone patients, family members, and health care professionals whose common goal is to fight the ignorance and prejudice surrounding medication-assisted recovery.
Phone: 212-595-NAMA (6262)

National Alliance of Advocates for
Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT)

This nonprofit organization has the mission to educate the public about the disease of opioid addiction and the buprenorphine treatment option, to help reduce discrimination associated with patients with addiction disorders, and to serve as a conduit for connecting patients in need of treatment to qualified treatment providers.

National Alliance to End Homelessness

This is a nationwide coalition of public, private, and nonprofit organizations devoted to ending homelessness.
Phone: 202-638-1526

National Asian Pacific American Families
Against Substance Abuse, Inc. (NAPAFASA)

This private, nonprofit membership organization prevents and reduces substance abuse in Asian American, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islander families and communities through research, advocacy, education, and capacity building.
Phone: 213-625-5795

National Association for Children of Alcoholics

This national nonprofit membership and affiliate organization is the advocate and voice for children and families impacted by alcoholism or drug dependency in the family. NACoA provides training, evidence-based programs, materials, and public policy guidance to facilitate substance use prevention and recovery support for all impacted family members.
Phone: 888-55-4COAS (2627) 301-468-0985

National Association of Addiction Treatment
Providers (NAATP)

This association represents private substance use disorder treatment programs throughout the United States.
Phone: 717-392-8480

National Association of County Behavioral
Health and Developmental Disability Directors

This nonprofit membership organization promotes national policies that recognize and support the critical role counties play in caring for people affected by mental illness, addiction, and developmental disabilities.
Phone: 202-661-8816

National Association of Drug Court
Professionals (NADCP)

This association seeks to reduce substance use, crime, and recidivism by promoting and advocating for the establishment and funding of drug courts and providing for the collection and dissemination of information, technical assistance, and mutual support to association members.
Phone: 703-575-9400

National Association of Public Child Welfare
Administrators (NAPCWA)

This association is committed to ensuring that children in the public child welfare system have safe, permanent homes by supporting and enhancing the system’s ability to successfully implement effective programs, practices, and policies.
Phone: 202-682-0100

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

As the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, this organization works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
Phone: 202-408-8600

National Association of State Alcohol and
Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)

This association supports the development of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs throughout every state.
Phone: 202-293-0090

National Association on Alcohol, Drugs and
Disability, Inc. (NAADD)

This association promotes awareness and education about substance use disorders among people with physical, sensory, cognitive, and developmental disabilities.
Phone: 650-578-8047

National Center on Addiction and Substance
Abuse at Columbia University (CASA)

This organization is the only nationwide entity that brings together all the professional disciplines needed to study and combat the abuse of all substances – alcohol and nicotine as well as illegal, prescription, and performanceenhancing drugs – in all sectors of society.
Phone: 212-841-5200

National Civic League (NCL)

This is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to strengthening citizen democracy by transforming democratic institutions. It fosters innovative community building and political reform, assists local governments, and recognizes collaborative community achievements.
Phone: 303-571-4343

National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery

This coalition ensures that consumers/survivors have a major voice in the development and implementation of health care, mental disorder, and social policies at the state and national levels, empowering people to recover and lead a full life in the community.
Phone: 877-246-9058

National Conference of State Legislatures

This is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the nation’s 50 states, its commonwealths, and territories. It provides research, technical assistance, and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues.
Phone: 202-624-5400

National Council for Community Behavioral

This group is the national association of community providers who together care for more than 8 million adults and children across the country who suffer from mental illnesses, developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders. Its members employ more than 250,000 staff and provide mental and substance use disorder treatment, rehabilitation, housing, and community support services.
Phone: 202-684-7457

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug
Dependence – Greater Detroit Area

This council provides effective alcohol and drug abuse intervention, prevention, and treatment services to children and adults with substance use disorders in the Detroit area.
Phone: 313-868-1340

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug
Dependence, Inc. (NCADD)

Founded in 1944, NCADD and its Affiliate Network is a voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting the nation’s #1 health problem – alcoholism, drug addiction, and the devastating consequences of alcohol and other drugs on individuals, families, and communities. NCADD focuses on increasing public awareness and understanding of the disease of alcoholism and drug dependence through education, prevention, information/referral, intervention, treatment services, advocacy, and recovery support services, and has helped millions of individuals and family members into recovery.
Phone: 800-NCA-CALL (Hope Line) (622-2255) 212-269-7797

National Council on Patient Information and
Education (NCPIE)

This multi-disciplinary coalition works together to stimulate and improve communication of information on safe and appropriate medicine use to consumers and health care professionals.
Phone: 301-340-3940

National Drug Court Institute (NDCI)

This institute promotes education, research, and scholarship for drug court and other courtbased intervention programs.
Phone: 703-575-9400

National Governors Association (NGA)

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.
Phone: 202-624-5401

National Inhalant Prevention Coalition (NIPC)

This public-private effort promotes awareness and recognition of the under-publicized problem of inhalant use. The coalition serves as an inhalant referral and information clearinghouse, stimulates media coverage about inhalant issues, develops informational materials and a newsletter, provides training and technical assistance, and leads a week-long national grassroots education and awareness campaign.
Phone: 800-269-4237 423-265-4662

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol
Syndrome (NOFAS)

This organization provides education and awareness about the prevention of birth defects caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
Phone: 202-785-4585

National Rural Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Network, Inc. (NRADAN)

This private, nonprofit foundation promotes networking between rural programs and professionals, along with providing liaisons to key federal and state government agencies and private resources.
Phone: 715-232-2793

National Safety Council (NSC)

This council is a nonprofit public service organization dedicated to educating and influencing people to prevent accidental injuries and deaths.
Phone: 800-621-7615 630-285-1121

Network for the Improvement of Addiction
Treatment (NIATx)

This network is a partnership between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Paths to Recovery program, the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment’s Strengthening Treatment Access and Retention (STAR) program, NIDA, and a number of independent addiction treatment organizations. It works with treatment providers to make more efficient use of their capacity and shares strategies for improving treatment access and retention.
Phone: 608-265-0063

New York City Department of Health
and Mental Hygiene
Office of Consumer Affairs

This office responds directly to consumers’ needs in three distinct disability areas: mental illness, mental retardation/developmental disabilities, and chemical dependency. The office has a dual mission – to ensure that consumer voice and perspectives are heard and integrated at all levels, and to empower consumers through education and exposure to resources. It works towards incorporating recovery principles and practices into the New York City’s mental illness system, including the Division of Mental Hygiene.
Phone: 212-219-5393

New York State Office of Alcoholism and
Substance Abuse Services

This organization works to improve the lives of residents of New York by leading a system of addiction services through prevention, treatment, and recovery.
Phone: 518-473-3460

Newport Academy

This treatment center is dedicated to providing comprehensive, gender-specific, integrated treatment programs for adolescent males and females in an environment of caring and compassion by which teens and their families may recover from the destructive effects of substance use disorders and related behavioral health issues. It offers separate residential facilities and has an active after-school program in Orange County, CA.
Phone: 866-382-6651

North Carolina Department of Health and
Human Services –
Division of Mental Health
Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse

This office is primarily responsible for leadership, guidance, and management of relationships with the local management entities who contract directly for addiction treatment services. It also collaborates with a wide variety of public and private partners and customers to promote recovery through the adoption of recoveryoriented systems of care and the promotion of a reduction to barriers to services.
Phone: 919-733-4534

Northern Ohio Recovery Association (NORA)

This organization is a community-based substance abuse prevention and peer recovery support organization whose purpose is to provide culturally relevant chemical dependency services presented with dignity and respect to youth, adults and families in Northern Ohio.
Phone: 216-391-6672

Odyssey Networks

This network is the nation’s largest coalition of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim faith groups dedicated to using electronic media to enrich spiritual life and build bridges of understanding among people of faith.
Phone: 212-870-1030

Oxford House, Inc.

This is the umbrella organization for a network of more than 1,200 democratically run, selfsupporting, and drug-free group homes throughout the country.
Phone: 800-689-6411 301-587-2916

Partnership for Recovery (PFR)

This coalition includes the Betty Ford Center, Bradford Health Systems, Cumberland Heights, Father Martin’s Ashley, Gateway Rehabilitation Center, Hazelden Foundation, and Valley Hope Association. PFR has worked to increase education and awareness of addictive disease among members of Congress and the public and eliminate barriers to treatment for the 22 million Americans struggling with addiction
Phone: 202-737-8167

Pennsylvania Department of Health
Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Programs

This state government agency develops and implements a comprehensive health, education, and rehabilitation program for the prevention, intervention, treatment, and case management of substance use disorders.
Phone: 717-783-8200

Phoenix House

This nonprofit organization serves individuals throughout the country who are struggling with mental and/or substance use disorders. Phoenix House provides residential and outpatient treatment along with prevention and recovery support services.
Phone: 800-DRUG-HELP (3784-4357)

Portland State University
Graduate School of Social Work

This program offers the only graduate social work education programs in Oregon accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The three major functions of the school are teaching, research, and community service.
Phone: 503-725-4712


This grassroots recovery support initiative in southeastern Pennsylvania (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties) has provided prevention, intervention, and recovery support services, as well as education and advocacy to the community for 11 years. It has been providing a growing matrix of peer-to-peer support services, which has led to the opening of three recovery community centers, now a hub for all recovery services.
Phone: 800-221-6333 215-345-6644

Psychology Today

This organization is dedicated to helping people understand their behavioral health disorder, the issues behind it, and how to overcome the challenge. It has gathered renowned academics, psychiatrists, psychologists and authors in our field to contribute their thoughts and ideas.
Phone: 212-260-7210

Reach Out Recovery/Rehab Productions

This organization’s goal is to help lift the stigma of addiction and carry the message of hope for recovery to restore lives of everyone affected by addiction and positively impact communities worldwide.

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.
Phone: 212-281-6004

Reclaiming Futures

This initiative created by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), housed in the Regional Research Institute, School of Social Work at Portland State University, offers a proven approach to helping teenagers caught in the cycle of drugs, alcohol, and crime. In 37 communities across the nation, the program has received investments from RWJF, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, SAMHSA’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, and the Duke Endowment.
Phone: 503-725-8911

Recovering Your Body

This organization promotes the awareness of the benefits of fitness, nutrition, athletics, and energy healing in the recovery process through a website, articles, videos and, with the help of others, concrete programs.
Phone: 914-478-5048

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.
Phone: 866-535-7276 915-594-7000

Recovery Connection

This is a comprehensive addiction and mental illness treatment resource and rehabilitation referral service. The organization has staff across the country available 24 hours a day to answer all concerns about substance use, addiction and mental illness treatment, and rehabilitation.

Recovery Consultants of Atlanta, Inc. (RCA)

This is a nonprofit, faith-based organization founded by concerned, committed, and spiritually-centered members of metro-Atlanta’s recovery community. It collaborates with faith (primarily churches) and community-based organizations, develops peer-to-peer support services and programs, and works to build a network of recovering individuals.
Phone: 404-289-0313

Recovery Living Network

This global communications network focuses on addiction recovery and prevention, using the power of personal experience, celebrity influence, and mass media communication to help individuals when alcohol, drugs, or other excessive behaviors have become a problemin their lives. Its mission is to remove misconceptions from the public psyche to change the perception and image of addiction by talking about it openly and honestly, and by sharing personal stories of hope and inspiration.

Recovery Network, Inc.

This organization provides peer-based support and recovery services that use evidence-based methods to empower consumers with their recovery efforts and assist them through partnership with community organizations to become self-sufficient members of society.
Phone: 517-543-2312


Initiated in September 2008 to coincide with the celebration of Recovery Month, this campaign allows North Carolinians in recovery to emerge together, along with their families, friends, advocates, and the treatment and recovery provider community.
Phone: 919-802-7972

ReNew Media, LLC

This is a multi-media company that serves the addiction recovery community. Currently, the company delivers its content through various digital and print means, including its website,, mobile applications, social media and its national print magazine, “Renew.”
Phone: 773-883-4474

ReStart, Inc.

This nationally accredited, full-service behavioral health care provider offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services tailored to meet individual needs, including community support services for adults, children, and adolescents. It offers diagnostic assessments, child and adult therapy, family and group sessions, assessments and counseling, residential treatment for girls, behavioral therapy, assertive community treatment teams, psychological evaluations, intensive in-home services, and community support teams.
Phone: 252-355-4725

Rhode Island Department of Behavioral
Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and

This organization is committed to assuring access to quality services and supports for Rhode Islanders with developmental disabilities, mental and/or substance use issues, and chronic long-term medical and psychiatric conditions.
Phone: 401-462-2339

Rockstar Superstar Project (RSSS)

In a culture pervasive with messaging and branding that encourages risky behavior, RSS is on a mission to Rebrand Sobriety, promote Personal Responsibility and inspire Dream Catching. RSSS programs encourage others to overcome obstacles with a creative boldness and to live with purpose. Programs include presentations available for middle/high schools, colleges and communities, a Rockin’ Recovery Concert Tour, and more.


This holistic residential treatment center for adults provides a small, individualized clinical program to give an ideal recovery environment where one can focus on mental, physical, and spiritual well-being.
Phone: 888-406-7444

SMART Recovery®

This international nonprofit organization offers free, self-empowering, science-based mutual help groups for abstaining from any substance or activity addiction. SMART stands for Self Management and Recovery Training. The SMART Recovery 4-Point Program® helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including alcohol, drugs, substance abuse, gambling addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities. It currently sponsors more than 825 face-to-face meetings around the world and more than 26 online meetings per week, including a weekly online meeting for family and friends.
Phone: 866-951-5357 440-951-5357

Sobriety Television

This is a YouTube channel with videos about addiction and recovery, as well as stories of recovery, the 12 steps, addiction topics, independent films, and more.

State Associations of Addiction Services (SAAS)

This is the national organization of state provider associations representing treatment and prevention programs for substance use disorders.
Phone: 202-546-4600

Steppin’ Out Radio

The goal of this one-of-a-kind radio show is to produce powerful radio broadcasts and provide an outlet for participants in 12-step meetings to share their stories.
Phone: 845-359-3299

Stepping Stone of San Diego

This group provides treatment and recovery services focusing on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities of San Diego.
Phone: 619-278-0777

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Education Development Center, Inc. (SPRC)

This center provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions, and policies, and to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.
Phone: 877-438-7772 617-964-5448 (TTY)

Support for Addictions Prevention and
Treatment in Africa Foundation (SAPTAF)

This is a nonprofit organization focused on support for prevention and treatment in Africa from alcohol and other drug problems, serving as a resource to improve the well-being of individuals, families, and communities.
Phone: 609-466-8101

Talk Therapy Television

Talk Therapy Television, Inc. (Talk Therapy TV) is a private, not-for-profit organization that produces and broadcasts weekly television programming dedicated to promoting behavioral health awareness, treatment, and recovery. Additionally, Talk Therapy TV promotes creative and innovative ideas that generate public dialogue and discussion, and reduce the stigma associated with these disorders.
Phone: 631-780-2807

TASC, Inc. of Illinois

This nonprofit organization conducts research, advances public policy, and provides services to ensure that individuals with mental and/or substance use disorders receive treatment and access to recovery.
Phone: 312-787-0208

Teen Challenge International, USA

This network provides youth, adults, and families with an effective and comprehensive Christian faith-based solution to life-controlling drug and alcohol problems in order to become productive members of society. By applying biblical principles, Teen Challenge endeavors to help people become mentally-sound, emotionally-balanced, sociallyadjusted, physically-well, and spiritually-alive.
Phone: 417-581-2181

Texas Department of State Health Services
Community Mental Health and Substance
Abuse Services

This department works to improve the health and well-being of people living in Texas. The department built an extensive research and reference collection in the area of substance abuse prevention and treatment, which is available online.
Phone: 512-776-7111

The Legal Action Center (LAC)

This nonprofit law and policy organization fights discrimination against people with histories of substance use disorders, HIV/AIDS, or criminal records, and advocates for sound public policies in these areas.
Phone: 800-223-4044 212-243-1313

The McShin Foundation

This foundation is Virginia’s fastest growing peer-to-peer recovery community organization. Founded in 2004, this nonprofit is committed to serving individuals and families in their fight against substance use disorders.
Phone: 804-249-1845

The Partnership at

This nonprofit organization helps parents prevent, intervene in, and find treatment for drug and alcohol use by their children. Bringing together renowned scientists, parent experts, and communications professionals, this public health nonprofit translates current research on teen behavior, parenting, addiction, and treatment into easy-to-understand resources at The organization also reaches families through its community education programs, which focus on local drug and alcohol issues of concern for parents, youth, and the Hispanic community.
Phone: 212-922-1560

The Providence Center

This organization helps adults, adolescents, and children affected by psychiatric illnesses, emotional problems, and addictions by providing treatment and supportive services within a community setting.
Phone: 401-528-0123

The RASE Project

This project in south central Pennsylvania provides recovery support services, events, training and education, supportive housing, and intervention services. The RASE Project also offers the Buprenorphine Coordinator Program, providing recovery support for those in medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction.
Phone: 717-232-8535

The Second Road, Inc.

This is a 24-hour, web-based, nonprofit group to help those in recovery (and the families of those affected by addiction) learn to live with the challenges presented by everyday life and continue on a fulfilling road of recovery. The site offers a community of trust and understanding, inspiring stories from people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, the knowledge of many experts in the addiction treatment field, and the tools to resist relapse in a secure, non-threatening environment.
Phone: 434-295-9595

The Substance Abuse and Addiction
Recovery Alliance (SAARA)

This is a community-based grassroots membership organization of individuals in recovery from substance use disorders, their families, friends, and committed community supporters throughout Virginia.
Phone: 804-762-4445

The T.A. LIBBY Group

This group provides addiction science education and recovery advocacy through published work, continuing education workshops, conference presentations, and visibility events.
Phone: 443-822-6791

Therapeutic Communities of America (TCA)

This national nonprofit membership association represents more than 650 substance use and mental health treatment programs that provide a variety of services to substance use and co-occurring disorder clients with a range of special needs.
Phone: 202-296-3503

Turning Point

This organization provides services to the community to assist people in achieving wellness and to live a self-supportive lifestyle. It provides social services, public health programs and culturally-specific solutions to meet people’s needs.
Phone: 612-520-4004

Two Dreams Outer Banks

This is a comprehensive wellness program that provides individualized care for those who dream of recovering a healthy lifestyle. Two Dreams is located on the Outer Banks of North Carolina and customizes an array of treatment components, therapeutic services, and recreational activities to help its guests achieve emotional peace, physical health, and personal productivity.
Phone: 1-877-355-DREAM (3732)

U.S. Agency for International Development

This independent federal government agency receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. The agency supports long-term and equitable economic growth and advances U.S. foreign policy objectives by supporting economic growth, agriculture, and trade; global health; and democracy, conflict prevention, and humanitarian assistance.
Phone: 202-712-4810

U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)

This department provides a wide array of mental and substance use disorder services, including worksite education, drug testing, early intervention, outpatient counseling, and inpatient treatment.
Phone: 703-571-3343

U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services (HHS)

This federal government agency protects the health of all Americans and provides essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
Phone: 877-696-6775

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT),
National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration (NHTSA)

The mission of this agency is to develop partnerships to cooperatively save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce traffic-related health care and economic costs resulting from impaired driving from using alcohol and other drugs.
Phone: 888-327-4236

U.S. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association

The USPRA and its members developed and defined the practice of psychosocial/psychiatric rehabilitation, establishing these services as integral to community-based treatment and leading the recovery movement. With nearly 1,400 members, this association seeks to advance the availability and practice of psychiatric rehabilitation so that all individuals with a serious mental illness have access to the supports they need to recover.
Phone: 703-442-2078

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA),
Paul D. Coverdell Drug Free Workplace Program

This organization delivers loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses. Specifically, grantees of the Paul D. Coverdell Drug-free Workplace Program assist small businesses with the implementation of a drug-free workplace program.
Phone: 800-827-5722

United Advocates for Children and Families

This is a non-profit organization that promotes the emotional, behavioral and social well-being of children, youth, and families through transformational leadership.
Phone: 916-643-1530

United for Recovery

This nonprofit organization is an advocacy group for people in treatment and in recovery. It works to broaden public awareness and understanding of addiction and recovery and increase opportunities for people to get the help they need.
Phone: 402-434-2730

United Methodist Church – General Board
of Church and Society of the United
Methodist Church

This agency of the United Methodist Church offers faith-based substance use prevention advocacy training for local churches, as well as faith-based programs for churches to de-stigmatize addiction and provide churchwide training on substance use disorders.
Phone: 202-488-5600

University of Baltimore
Center for Families, Children and the Courts

This group generates policy initiatives, prepares action-oriented reports and projects, and provides educational programs that focus on relationships among parents, children, and the judiciary.
Phone: 410-837-5750

Voices of Recovery, San Mateo Valley

This organization is for people seeking and maintaining long-term recovery from their own addictions, and long-term recovery from being affected by other people’s addictions. It provides community educational and recovery support services.
Phone: 650-630-4211

Volunteers of America

This is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. Through thousands of human service programs, including housing and health care, the group helps nearly 2 million people in more than 400 communities.
Phone: 800-899-0089 703-341-5000

White Bison, Inc.

This nonprofit organization disseminates culturally based principles, values, and teachings to support healthy community development and servant leadership, and to support healing from alcohol, substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and intergenerational trauma. It offers learning resources to the Native American community nationwide on topics such as sobriety, recovery, prevention, and wellness/wellbriety.
Phone: 877-871-1495 719-548-1000

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