Substance Abuse Treatment Locator
This Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(SAMHSA) Web site
and toll-free phone line help individuals locate drug and
alcohol abuse treatment
programs in their communities.
Phone: (888) 4AL-ANON
Al-Anon provides information on the effects of alcohol abuse
and refers friends and families of alcohol abusers to nearby
support groups. Al-Anon’s purpose is to help families and
friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with
the problem drinking of a relative or friend. Alateen is the
organization’s program for young people whose lives have been
affected by someone else's drinking.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Phone: (212) 870-3400
AA offers a way to stop drinking to individuals who feel they
have a problem with alcohol. AA groups are located in most
cities and rural communities throughout the country. Look up
“Alcoholics Anonymous” in a local telephone directory for a
contact in your area.
American Council on Alcoholism
Phone: (800) 527-5344
This service provides referrals to alcoholism treatment
programs nationwide and distributes written materials on
alcohol abuse problems.
Phone: (800) 347-8998
Cocaine Anonymous provides support for people dependent on
cocaine and other mind-altering substances. Callers are
referred to local helplines.
Phone: (310) 547-5800
This worldwide program provides support for friends and
families of individuals with substance abuse problems.
Focus on Recovery Helpline
Phone: (800) 234-0420
This helpline provides support and information for recovering
drug addicts through referral to local helplines staffed by
other recovering addicts.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
Phone: (800) NCA-CALL
This organization, a planning and oversight agency for public
substance abuse treatment programs, provides written
information on alcohol and drug abuse and referrals to
treatment and counseling services nationwide.