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Substance Use

  • SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration): Provides information, treatment locators, and resources for substance use disorders.

  • National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery: The National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery (NAMA Recovery) is an organization comprised of and led by individuals living in medication assisted recovery from opioid use disorder, health care professionals, and family of individuals with opioid use disorder that are supporters of quality, comprehensive treatment that includes medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD).

  • Medication Assisted Recovery Anonymous: Do you use prescribed medication to treat various drug and alcohol use disorders?  Many people who utilize evidence-based science to aid in their recovery sometimes feel uncomfortable in their day to day lives.  Additionally, a multitude of people on this healing path have even felt unwelcome at traditional recovery meetings.  We understand.  At Medication-Assisted Recovery Anonymous (MARA), you're always welcome! 

  • Methadone.US:   Methadone.US is a privately owned, national online center dedicated to informing the public of the value of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid dependent individuals. Methadone.US is accessible from anywhere in the world, but is specifically dedicated to U.S. consumers.

  • Unity Recovery: Provides recovery yoga and peer support for individuals seeking recovery from substance use.

  • A.R.C.H.: Advocacy, Recovery, Community, and Humanity is a non-theistic peer support and advocacy community, which creates empowering, science-informed spaces for recovery.​ For meeting times and more information visit linktr.ee/A.R.C.H

  • In The Rooms:  No matter what led you here—whether you reached rock bottom, noticed early signs of an addiction problem in a loved one, or were court-ordered to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings—you’ve taken a significant first step by recognizing a need and reaching out for help. In The Rooms is a source of information, resources, tools and community with the mission of helping you get the support you need.

  • Gay & Sober: Gay & Sober is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that serves LGBTQ people in recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction. We offer sobriety resources 365 days a year and sponsor fun, health and wellness events. There is a meeting directory with gay, lesbian and queer, LGBT affirming Gay AA, CMA, NA, AND AL-ANON. Our most popular event are the conference for Gay & Sober Men and Pride Celebration.

  • TRANS Everywhere:  TRANS Everywhere is a virtual group. T.R.A.N.S. stands for Transgender/Gender Nonconforming Recovering Alcoholics Navigating Sobriety. We are a closed special interest meeting for transgender, nonbinary, gender nonconforming, gender questioning, and intersex folks in recovery.

  • LifeRing Secular Recovery: LifeRing Secular Recovery is an abstinence-based, anonymous organization dedicated to providing a safe meeting space where individuals can experience a non-judgmental recovery conversation with peers. This is done through the lens of LifeRing's 3-S philosophy of Sobriety, Secularity, and Self-Help.

  • Pagans in Recovery:  Pagans in Recovery is a 12-step fellowship based on the example pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous. Our wish is to assure people seeking recovery that they can recover without having to accept anyone else’s beliefs or to deny their own. We welcome those who worship or work with one or more Goddesses, Gods, Spirits, Energies, Powers, or Ancestors, and whose spirituality may include magical practices. 

  • Recovery Dharma: Recovery Dharma is a peer-led, grass-roots, democratically-structured organization with a mission to support individuals on their path of recovery from addiction using Buddhist practices and principles.

  • Buddhist Recovery Network:  The Buddhist Recovery Network promotes the use of Buddhist teachings and practices to help people recover from the suffering caused by addictive behaviors and is open to people of all backgrounds, and respectful of all recovery paths.

  • SMART Recovery: An abstinence-based, not-for-profit organization with a sensible self-help program for people having problems with drinking and using. It includes many ideas and techniques.

  • The Phoenix: At The Phoenix, we’re fueling a movement that builds on the power of community and belonging to change how society approaches addiction and recovery. Through hundreds of weekly sober events and activities, we’re creating safe spaces for all individuals to connect, build friendships, find support, and have fun.

  • SHE RECOVERS®: The organization provides support for those in or seeking recovery from mental health issues, trauma, substance use, and related life challenges. The foundation believes in the power of community and the importance of not having to recover alone.

  • Soberistas:  We are friendly, worldwide community of non-judgemental people, helping one another to
    kick the booze and stay sober. Join us today and start YOUR alcohol-free journey to becoming a
    happier, healthier YOU!

  • Women for Sobriety (WFS):  Founded in 1975, Women for Sobriety (WFS) is the first peer-support program tailored specifically for women overcoming substance use disorders (SUDs). With both regional and online meetings, the New Life Program provides supportive, empowering, secular, and life-affirming principles that address the unique needs and challenges of women in recovery. Groups and discussion forums provide mutual support online. 

  • Millati Islami World Services: Millati Islami is a fellowship of men and women, joined together on the "Path of Peace".  We share our experiences, strengths, and hopes while recovering from our active addiction to mind and mood altering substances.  We look to Allah (God) to guide us on Millati Islami (the Path of Peace). While recovering, we strive to become rightly guided Muslims, submitted our will and services to Allah.

  • Wellbriety Movement:  A sustainable grassroots Wellbriety Movement that provides culturally based healing for the next seven generations of Indigenous people.

  • White Bison: Based in Colorado Springs and a proud facilitator of the Wellbriety Movement, White Bison provides sobriety, recovery, addictions prevention, and wellness/Wellbriety learning resources to the Native American/Alaskan Native community nationwide.

  • Recovery 2.0:  Recovery 2.0 aims to empower individuals in recovery to forge fulfilling lives free from the pull of addiction. Rooted in yoga, breathwork, meditation, and holistic health, our approach addresses various addictive behaviors. Unlike traditional models, we prioritize sustainable recovery through transformative teachings, a guided path, and a supportive community.

  • Yoga of 12-Step Recovery (Y12SR): Whether you are working towards overcoming addiction or are impacted by the addictive behavior of others, Y12SR meetings are designed for you. These donation-based meetings are held at yoga studios and various community spaces globally. Each Y12SR meeting features a group sharing circle and an intentional yoga class led by a certified Y12SR guide. You can search by state to find a meeting location near you.

  • FindTreatment.gov:  Millions of Americans have mental and substance use disorders. Find treatment here.Welcome to FindTreatment.gov, the confidential and anonymous resource for persons seeking treatment for mental and substance use disorders in the United States and its territories.

For Family and Loved Ones

  • Invitation to Change Approach: The Invitation to Change Approach (ITC) is a holistic helping framework based in science and kindness, designed for the families and loved ones of people struggling with substance use, as well as the professionals who support them.  Our trainings and materials invite you to reflect on what it means to help, reimagine the role that loved ones can play in the change process, and learn evidence-supported strategies for helping.

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