Support Groups


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  • Al-Anon Family Groups Helps family and friends recover from the effects of someone else's drinking through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Web portal to U.S. government information and services on the web.

  • Anxiety and Depression Association of American (ADAA) Search for support groups by state, name or support topic.

  • The Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling The Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling delivers educational and support resources for LGBTQ individuals, as well as promoting competency on LGBTQ issues for counseling professionals

  • Attention Deficit Disorder Association(ADDA) Click "I want to ... Find a local support group" to obtain a PDF listing of support groups by State.

  • The Autism Society of America The Autism Society of America have trained Information & Referral (I&R) Specialists that provide many resources to services and supports across the country. To speak to an I&R Specialist directly, call 800-3-AUTISM (800-328-8476) x9620

  • Autism Speaks 1-888-AUTISM2 (1-888-288-4762) En Español: 1-888-772-9050 We are happy to talk with people with autism, parents, grandparents, friends, teachers, social workers, and everyone in between. Even if you have no connection to autism but have a question, please feel free to reach out. We assist people of all ages, including children, teens, and adults with autism. The Autism Response Team can answer your questions, connect you with tools and resources, and help you find autism services and supports in your community.

  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder(CHADD) Search by state or internationally to find ADHD professionals, local support groups, and Parent to Parent Certified Teachers.

  • Cocaine Anonymous (CA) Recovery from crystal meth addiction through a 12-step program

  • Crystal Meth Anonymous Comprehensive information about disability programs, services, laws and benefits.

  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance(DBSA): Map-based search and online support groups. The Balanced Mind Parent Network offers over a variety of online groups that connect parents in a supportive, informative environment. Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Dual Recovery Anonymous Recovery from joint chemical dependence & emotional/psychiatric illness through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings.

  • International OCD Foundation The mission of the International OCD Foundation is to help those affected by obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders to live full and productive lives. Our aim is to increase access to effective treatment through research and training, foster a hopeful and supportive community for those affected by OCD and the professionals who treat them, and fight stigma surrounding mental health issues.

  • Marijuana Anonymous Recovery from marijuana addiction through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings.

  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Recovery from drug addiction through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings.

  • The National Center for Transgender Equality The National Center for Transgender Equality offers resources for transgender individuals, including information on the right to access health care

  • National Eating Disorder Association(NEDA) Call the helpline now 1-800-931-2237 Call our toll-free, confidential helpline, Monday - Thursday from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm and Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST): Holiday Closures:

  • National Empowerment Center Directory of peer-run crisis alternatives. Non-medical alternative programs offer a comfortable, non-judgmental environment in which to process stresses as well as explore new options. NEC has a toll-free information and referral line. You can reach us Monday through Friday, Eastern Standard Time, during regular work hours. A Spanish speaking information specialist is also available. We have a great deal of information about topics such as advance directives, shock treatment, schizophrenia, self-help groups and advocacy organizations in your area, meditation and self-help techniques, coping with depression, and more. If we don’t have the information you need, we will work with you to find it. Give us a call!Toll free: 800-POWER2U (800-769-3728)

  • SMART Recovery® 4-Point Program® helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors by teaching how to change self-defeating thinking, emotions, & actions.

  • The LGBT National Help Center The LGBT National Help Center offers confidential peer support connections for LGBT youth, adults and seniors including phone, text and online chat

  • The Trevor Project The Trevor Project is a support network for LGBTQ youth providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention, including a 24-hour text line (Text “START” to 678678)