Adult Children of Alcoholics
A 12-step program of women and men who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfuntional homes who meet to find freedom from the past and ways to improve today.
Hope and help for families and friends of alcoholics.
Hope and help for alcoholics.
Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women 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 self-help organization of Gam-Anon is a life saving instrument for the spouse, family or close friends of compulsive gamblers.
Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically-Dependent Persons and Significant Others
A voluntary mutual-help group for Jews in recovery from alcohol and other chemical abuse. Through JACS, recovering Jews and their families connect with one another, explore their Jewish roots, and discover resources within Judaism to enhance their recovery.
Marijuana Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share our experience, strength, and hope with each other that we may solve our common problem and help others to recover from marijuana addiction.
Mutual Aid Resources
This one-stop resource is for people in or seeking recovery from addiction, their families and friends and for addiction treatment service providers and other allied service professionals.
The Nar-Anon Family Group is primarily for those who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the addiction problem of someone very near to you.
NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs. There is only one requirement for membership, the desire to stop using. We suggest that you keep an open mind and give yourself a break. Our program is a set of principles written so simply that we can follow them in our daily lives. The most important thing about them is that they work.
Nicotine Anonymous is a non-profit 12-step fellowship of men and women helping each other live nicotine-free lives. All are welcome, and there are no dues or fees for membership. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using nicotine.
The mission of Parents Anonymous is to protect children by strengthening families. It provides mutual support and parent leadership in free, professionally facilitated self-help groups for parents statewide.
New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse
Through its toll-free NJ helpline 1-800-367-6274 provides contacts for over 6,750 local self-help groups in New Jersey. Also helps those in NJ interested in joining with others to start new self-help groups. Website currently contains information on 200 local mental health groups, as well as literature, training schedule, and more.
SMART offers free face-to-face and online mutual help groups. SMART (Self-Management And Recovery Training) helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including: alcoholism, drug abuse, substance abuse, drug addiction, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, cocaine addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities. SMART is an alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.