Helpful Treatment Websites
- Find Treatment here (national resource).
- Find Treatment here (Connecticut-specific resource)
- Another option to Find Treatment (national) – ATLAS
- Find a syringe services program here via the North American Syringe Exchange Network (NASEN) .
- Never Use Alone Hotline: 1(800) 484-3731, “spotting” via phone for overdose prevention.
- NextDistro: For detailed harm reduction handouts and mail order harm reduction supplies (in ONLY NY, CA, MI, OK, NV).
- Find a local Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting here.
- Find a local Narcotics Anonymous meeting here.
- Medication-Assisted Recovery Anonymous (MARA): Inspired by those of AA/NA, but explicitly values medication as a means to recovery (“non-judgment is our code”). Online meetings, Facebook group.
- Smart Recovery: Mutual support groups for individuals seeking “science-based, self-empowered addiction recovery” for any harmful habits. Takes an approach similar to cognitive behavioral therapy. Supportive of opioid agonist therapies. Several online meetings/day.
- LifeRin: Anonymous, peer-led meetings for individuals who struggle with the focus on God in traditional AA/NA meetings and are looking for an approach based more on self-efficacy, and less on “hurts and damages of the past.” Supportive of opioid agonist therapies. Online meetings.
- Recovery Dharma: Peer-led community that uses Buddhist practices of meditation, self-inquiry, wisdom, compassion, and community as tools for recovery and healing. Supportive of opioid agonist therapies. Online meetings.
- Refuge Recovery: Buddhist-oriented, non-theistic recovery program for “all forms of addiction” – “the only criteria for membership is a desire to be free of addiction” and members practice daily program that includes meetings, meditation, personal inventory, mentorship, retreat, and service. Online meetings. Website also has free audio meditations.
- Women for Sobriety: Open to “all expressions of female identity”, focus on self-value, self-worth, and self-efficacy to overcome substance use disorder. Online meetings, Facebook group.
- She Recovers: An online community for cis or trans women and gender nonconforming individuals who are seeking trauma-informed space for recovery and healing. Has a blog, podcasts, and an online schedule of daily meetings, facilitated by trained coaches, weekly dance and yoga groups, and a Facebook group.
- The Phoenix: Focus on fitness – “the cost of membership is 48 hrs of sobriety.” Offers 7-10 free online classes per day (yoga, cardio, meditation, kickboxing, etc.).
- Harm Reduction Works: Welcomes individuals seeking abstinence, individuals on methadone or buprenorphine, and individuals who are still using or drinking. Focused on harm reduction, self-determination, & combating stigma. Has Zoom meetings, an active Facebook group, Twitter, & Instagram.
- Harm Reduction for Alcohol: Support for safer drinking, reduced drinking, or quitting. Online forum, chat room, email group, Facebook group, podcasts.