Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of people who have had a drinking problem. It is
nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or
education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about their drinking problem.
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Celebrate Recovery (CR)
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain, or
addiction of any kind. CR is a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our
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Disaster Distress Helpline
The Disaster Distress Helpline is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate
crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused
disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the
United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a
disaster. Call or text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other
that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.
The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop gambling. We are self-supporting through our own
contributions. Gamblers Anonymous is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization, or institution;
does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any cause. Our primary purpose is to stop
gambling and to help other compulsive gamblers do the same.
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Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other
Substance use disorder is a chronic disease that can be treated. While everyone’s path to recovery is
different, for many people, treatment is the first step. The Helpline can help you anywhere along your path, whether
you’re struggling with opioid, alcohol, and/or other drug use. Call 833-234-6343 to talk with a Helpline Specialist
about the treatment services best for you.
MARA is a support group of people who believe in the value of medication as a means to recovery. They
understand individual needs may not be the same; backgrounds may not be the same; futures may not be the same.
However, the desire to live a safe lifestyle unites.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for
the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. For assistance, please contact the NAMI HelpLine Monday
through Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., ET at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or
in a crisis, text "NAMI" to 741741.
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
Narcotics Anonymous is a global, community-based organization with a multi-lingual and multicultural
membership. NA members hold nearly 67,000 meetings weekly in 139 countries. They offer recovery from the effects of
addiction through working a 12-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings. The group atmosphere
provides help from peers and offers an ongoing support network for addicts who wish to pursue and maintain a
drug-free lifestyle. There is no focus on a particular drug. NA’s approach makes no distinction between drugs
including alcohol. Find NA near you.
National Runaway Safeline
The National Runaway Safeline (NRS) mission is to keep America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe
and off the streets. Asking for help is not a sign of weakness. Rather, a sign of strength. For 24/7 assistance call
1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929), or live chat or email from the website: www.1800runaway.org.
National Suicide Prevention
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can help prevent suicide. The Lifeline is a national network of local
crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional
distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. Call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at
Recovery Dharma is a peer-led movement and community that is unified by our trust in the potential of each
of us to recover and find freedom from the suffering of addiction. We believe that recovery means empowerment, and
we support each other as partners walking the path of recovery together.
Recovery Dharma uses the Buddhist practices of meditation, self-inquiry, wisdom, compassion, and community as tools
for recovery and healing. They believe that recovery is about finding our own inner wisdom and our own path.
Recovery Dharma welcomes anyone who is looking to heal from addiction and addictive behavior, whether it’s caused by
substance use or process addictions like codependency, gambling, eating disorders, relationships, technology, or any
obsessive or habitual pattern that creates suffering. Recovery Dharma has found that this Buddhist-inspired path can
lead to liberation from the suffering of addiction, and we support you in finding your own path to recovery.
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Refuge Recovery is a practice, a process, a set of tools, a treatment, and a path to healing addiction and
the suffering caused by addiction. The main inspiration and guiding philosophy for the Refuge Recovery program are
the teachings of Siddhartha (Sid) Gautama, a man who lived in India twenty-five hundred years ago. Sid was a radical
psychologist and a spiritual revolutionary. Sid became known as the Buddha, and his teachings became known as
Buddhism. The Refuge Recovery program has adapted the core teachings of the Buddha as a treatment of addiction.
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SAMHSA National Helpline
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline is a free,
confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for
individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. For assistance call 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or
Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual support groups. At meetings,
participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction. Participants find and develop the power within
themselves to change and lead fulfilling and balanced lives guided by our science-based and sensible 4-Point
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ
(lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people.
Veterans Crisis Line ()
The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that’s available to anyone, even if you’re not
registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care. The caring, qualified responders at the Veterans Crisis Line are
specially trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances. To connect with the Veterans
Crisis Line, call 1-800-273-8255 (press 1), text 838255, or
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