A National Directory of Drug Treatment Centers and Alcohol Treatment Centers, Therapists and Specialists. A free, simple directory providing assistance and guidance for those seeking help regarding alcohol addiction, drug addiction, dependency and many other conditions that affect the mind, body and soul.
Call 800-580-9104 to speak with an alcohol or drug abuse counselor.

California Treatment Centers

California AA Meetings

For help finding local AA meetings in California that can provide supportive care and 12 step recovery for alcohol addiction, the following websites offer complete local listings. Find a meeting near you today!

Victor Valley Intrgp Central Office Inc.

Bakersfield – A.A. Central Office Of Kern County

Benicia – So. Solano County Central Office

Camarillo – Ventura County Central Service Office

Cathedral City – Ctrl Intergp Office Of The Desert

Chico – North Valley Central Office

Colton – Inland Empire Central Office

Dublin – Valley Service Center

Fresno – Central Service Office Of Fresno

Ft. Bragg – Mendocino Coast Intergroup

Fullerton –  North Orange County Central Office

Long Beach – Harbor Area Central Office

Los Angeles – Los Angeles Central Office

Modesto – Central Valley Intergroup

Monterey – Monterey Bay Area Intergroup

Oakland – Eastbay Intergroup Central Off

Sacramento – Central California Fellowship

San Diego – San Diego Central Office

San Francisco – Intercounty Fellowship Of A.A.

Santa Ana –  Orange County Central Office

Al-Anon Family Groups

Al-Anon family groups provide support and care for those who have a loved one or family member who is addicted to alcohol. These groups offer help and recovery solutions for the loved ones who are negatively affected by another individual’s alcoholism.

Al-Anon and Alateen in Northern California

California South Area Al-Anon

Al-Anon Family Groups of Southern California

Mental Health Services

The California Department of Mental Health provides a comprehensive resource list including mental health organizations and contact information for treatment professionals throughout the state.

California Mental Health Services Authority – The Mental health services authority offers helpful resources for residents of California who are in search of mental health or behavioral health referrals.

Anonymous Groups

Southern California Region of Narcotics Anonymous – For those suffering from substance abuse in Southern California, NA groups offer 12 step support for recovery.

Northern California Region of Narcotics Anonymous – The Northern California chapter of NA provides supportive care for substance abusers.

Central California Region of Narcotics Anonymous – For help and support in recovery from addiction in Central California, NA meetings are offered throughout the area.

Cocaine Anonymous of Northern California – Cocaine Anonymous meetings in Northern California.

Cocaine Anonymous of Los Angeles – Cocaine Anonymous meetings in the Los Angeles area.

California Marijuana Anonymous – Marijuana Anonymous meetings throughout California.

California Helplines

HIV/AIDS Hotline – call (415) 863-2437

Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Center – call 530-662-1133

Suicide Prevention – To help prevent suicide or if you are feeling depressed, call 800-273-8255

Crisis and Suicide Hotline – Around the clock help is available, call 800-SUICIDE

Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention & Grief Related Services – call 415-752-3778

Treatment & Detox Guide

Health Dangers of Bath Salts

Bath salts, the synthetic drug also known as MDVP or methylenedioxypyrovalerone, has been found to be more dangerous than cocaine which causes much reason for alarm. This drug causes prolonged effects of the neurotransmitters responsible for dopamine and norepinephrine by blocking reuptake at brain nerve cells. The result is increased hyperactivity, rapid heart rate, increased….

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Local Treatment or Far Away?

local treatment program

Your options for treatment differ greatly and although this may make it seem like it should be easy to figure out what to do, in some cases it only complicates matters. In fact, having so many options for addiction treatment to choose from—local, far away, private, traditional, open group or closed—can make the entire process….

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'A culture of intoxication'

Nova Scotia still has a drinking problem. People in the province still drive drunk, still go on benders at bars, still drink underage and some drink while pregnant. To combat this, last August the provincial Department of Health Promotion and Protection launched a strategy called Changing the Culture of Alcohol Use in Nova Scotia. Almost….

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Swiss vote on radical heroin rules

Voters in Switzerland go to the polls on Sunday to decide whether to make a controversial heroin prescription programme a permanent, nationwide health policy. The Swiss government supports the idea but opponents say it encourages drug addiction, and sends the wrong message to young people. Throughout the 1980s and early 1990s Switzerland had one of….

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Drinking and driving is a growing problem

With the holiday season upon is, law enforcement officers are taking measures to make sure the roads are safe. The reason, they say, is that South Carolina leads the nation when it comes to drinking and driving. And that, they say, is no laughing matter. The Palmetto State is second in the country when it….

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