The Connecticut Turning to Youth and Families (CTYF) is a statewide organization that was established to strengthen prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for youth and families. This organization offers peer-to-peer programs and services that are natural recovery supports for other youth and families.
Peer/Mutual Support Groups
Crystal Meth Anonymous is a 12-step fellowship for those in recovery from crystal meth. The only requirement for membership is the desire to stop using crystal meth.
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance’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, where, and how people want them.
The Dorchester Recovery Initiative promotes personal recovery for all, no matter what path one takes to recovery. It is comprised of folks in recovery, active or former treatment clients, family members, prevention and treatment professionals, faith-based groups, 12-step group supporters, and concerned citizens.
Double Trouble in Recovery is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problems, and help others to recover from their particular mental and/or substance use disorders.
Dual Recovery Anonymous is a self-help program for individuals who have 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.
Emotions Anonymous 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.
Families Anonymous is a 12-step, self-help recovery fellowship of support groups for relatives and friends of those who have mental and/or substance use disorders. The group is a nonprofit mutual help organization, and it is not affiliated with any religion or institution.
The Family Empowerment 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.
Faces & Voices of Recovery is dedicated to organizing and mobilizing the more than 23 million Americans in recovery from substance use disorders, our families, friends, and allies into recovery community organizations and networks. The organization promotes the right and resources to recover through advocacy, education, and demonstrating the power and proof of long-term recovery.