Alcohol & Other Drugs Support Groups & Online Resources

Treatment Centers

AA (Alcoholics Anonymous)
215-923-7900 (check number in phone book)
856-486-4444 (South Jersey)

  • Provides lists of local meetings, meeting times, type of meeting (open vs. closed, etc.)
  • Meetings follow the 12-step model of recovery
  • We have a beginner AA meeting every Monday night at 7:30pm Brubaker 204

AA Meeting at Abington Hospital
no phone number - just call main AA number for information or click here.
Abington Hospital, 1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA

  • Closed AA meeting
  • Meets Mondays at 8:30 PM in the Employee's cafe
  • Call for updated information (meeting time/location may change)

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)

  • 12-step program/support groups for people who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes
  • Provides information on local meetings

215-222-5244 (local number)

  • Provides lists of local meetings for family and friends of alcoholics
  • Hours Mon-Fri 12-3

Cocaine Anonymous

  • Provides list of regional 12-step recovery meetings for cocaine addiction

Codependency Anonymous (CODA)

  • Provides information on local CODA meetings
  • Organization that promotes the development of healthy relationships
  • 12-Step orientation

Narcotics Anonymous

  • Provides information for regional narcotics
  • 12-step program meetings

Rational Recovery
530-621-4374 or

  • Educational recovery program based on rational-emotive behavior therapy
  • Does not perceive alcoholism as a disease
  • Cognitive-based alternative to AA

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)
773 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90027

  • Number provides information on local meetings
  • Self-empowerment approach to recovery
  • Alternative to 12-Step programs

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Referral 

  • Provides referrals for drug treatment and drug treatment information.

Warminster Hospital 

  • Med. Detox for alcohol and other drugs

Web Tribes

Free online support communities for:

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Obsessive-Compulsive


  • University of Pennsylvania Treatment and Research

42 N. York Rd., Willow Grove, PA 19090

  • Outpatient counseling, all ages (drug/alcohol issues is specialty)
  • Individual, families, couples
  • Daytime hours M-F; Evening hours M-Th

Center for Psychological Services
Substance Abuse and Treatment Division
610-647-6406 (Dr. Victor Shklyarevsky)
125 Coulter Ave., Ardmore, PA 19003
main number: 610-642-4873

  • Substance abuse assessment and psychodiagnostic assessment
  • Individual and/or family therapy
  • Psychiatric/pharmacological consultation
  • Collaborative work with college counselors
  • Referral to recovery facilities, when appropriate

Children's Aid Society and Helpline 
306 Madison Ave., Lansdale, PA 19446

  • Drug and Alcohol counseling/ DUI counseling for all ages
  • Sliding scale fee; no insurance accepted
  • Hours: M-Th 8:30AM - 9 PM; F 8:30-4
  • Referral hotline

Friends Hospital 
4641 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19124

  • Intensive outpatient program in chemical dependency and dual diagnosis
  • Provides lectures for family/friends of people with addiction
  • Support groups that meet at Friends include: AA, NA, Al-Anon, Alateen

Horsham Clinic 
1-800-237-4447 (24 hr- Assessment &Referral)
722 E. Butler Pike, Ambler, PA 19002

  • Psychiatric hospital with a dual diagnosis, in-patient unit (person must have a psychiatric problem in addition to alcohol/other drug dependence in order to be admitted

Milestones (County funding) 
Easton Rd. (in St. Peters Church-Glenside)

  • Montgomery County office Mental Health Case management for Montgomery County Drug and Alcohol Services

Montgomery County Drug and Alcohol Programs 

  • Connects to all drug and alcohol programs in the county

Rehab After Work (3 locations)

NE Philadelphia
8400 Bustleton Ave., Phila, PA19152

Center City
15th & Locust, Phila, PA 19102
(also in Paoli, PA: 610 889-9939)

  • Outpatient treatment, intensive and traditional
  • Day and evening hours

Starting Point 
215 Highland Ave., Westmont, NJ 08108
Counseling services; specialize in dependencies, but are open for general counseling

  • 12-Step lectures and workshops
  • Sliding scale fee Hours: M-Th 10-10; F 12-10; Sat 9-2

Substance Abuse 
Malvern/King of Prussia 610-647-0330
Mermont 610-744-1400

  • Rehabilitation; inpatient and outpatient

University of Pennsylvania 
215-243-9959, Philadelphia, PA 19104

  • Free, research-based alcohol and cocaine treatment
  • All treatment involves medication or placebo plus therapy

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