Resources

Addiction Survivors

AddictionSurvivors.org is dedicated to providing peer support communities for those with addiction disorders and their families and friends
 
 
Al-Anon Family Groups 
Al‑Anon is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking
 
 
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia
This board was formed in 1992 to offer certification to Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors and to supervisors in alcohol and drug counseling and is based on the standards and methods offered by the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium/Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, a multi-state and nation body organized to promote uniform professional standards and quality for the substance abuse counseling profession and to give the profession greater visibility in the U.S. and abroad.
 
 
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere.
 
 
Atlanta Harm Reduction 
AHRC is a community-based wellness organization committed to promoting health and dignity by reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, STI, and Substance Use within vulnerable communities.  
 
 
Aniz Inc. 
Aniz, Inc. promotes emotional and physical wellness by providing mental health, substance use counseling, support services, and sexual health education. 
 
 
Celebrate Recovery 
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12 step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind.
 
 
Cocaine Anonymous
Cocaine 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 recover from their addiction.
 
 
Crystal Meth Anonymous
Crystal Meth Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, so they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from addiction to crystal meth. 
 
Dose of Reality 
Georgia’s prescription and illicit opioid problem threatens the well-being of every Georgian at every socioeconomic level and in every geographic region of the state. If you are battling this crisis in your own home, know you are not alone. Our office will continue working on this issue until there are no more tears, no more funerals and no more heartaches as a result of this modern day plague.
 
 
Faces & Voices of Recovery
Faces & Voices of Recovery is the nation’s leading recovery advocacy organization promoting policies that are grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights.
 
 
Georgia Overdose Prevention
Georgia Overdose Prevention is a grassroots organization comprised of parents, healthcare professionals, harm reduction advocates and friends of those who have lost loved ones to an accidental drug overdose. 
 
 
Georgia Addiction Counselors Association
Georgia Addiction Counselors Association (GACA), a non-profit professional association of over 650 members, is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors consisting of some of Georgia’s top addiction professionals.
 
 
Georgia Association of Community Service Boards
Our vision is to achieve healthy communities which assure the highest potential quality of life for consumers of mental health, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases services.
 
 
Georgia Crisis & Access Line- Help is available 24/7
Working with the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities’ (DBHDD) network of more than 600 providers, the Georgia Collaborative ASO facilitates the delivery of whole-health, person-centered and culturally sensitive supports and services to individuals and their families throughout the state.
1 (800) 715-4225
 
 
Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network
The mission of the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network is to promote recovery through advocacy, education, employment, empowerment, peer support and self-help, and to unite as one voice to support the priorities set each year at the annual statewide peer conference.
 
 
Georgia School of Addiction Studies
The annual Georgia School of Addiction Studies offers a unique opportunity for professional development, information exchange, and networking.
 
 
Georgia Association of Recovery Residences
GARR was organized in 1987 by seven residential recovery programs that were seeking to set themselves apart by establishing high-quality standards, ethical operating principles and third-party oversight. Today, GARR, an affiliate of the National Alliance for Recovery Residences, continues to be the advocate and authority (or agent) for quality recovery residences in Georgia.
 
 
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) is the only publication covering juvenile justice and related issues nationally on a consistent, daily basis.
 
Hip Sobriety 
Hip Sobriety is a non-judgy, well-informed, hip and modern place for you to explore your gray area. No labels, no deprivation, no willpower method, no steps, no freaky lifelong commitments. Just life altering education, practical tools, and a sacred space to explore it all.
 
 
Heroin Anonymous
Heroin Anonymous is a non-profit fellowship of men and women who have found a solution to heroin addiction. 
 
 
Marijuana Anonymous
Marijuana Anonymous is a fellowship of people 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.
 
Nar-Anon
The Nar-Anon Family Groups is primarily for those who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the addiction problem of someone very near to you. 
 
 
Narcotics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous is a global, community-based organization with a multilingual and multicultural membership. Our name, Narcotics Anonymous, is not meant to imply a focus on any particular drug; NA’s approach makes no distinction between drugs including alcohol. 
 
 
Pardons & Restoration of Rights 
A pardon is an order of official forgiveness and is granted to those individuals who have maintained a good reputation in their community following the completion of their sentence(s). A restoration of rights is an order restoring a person’s civil rights which are lost in Georgia upon conviction. 
 
The Phoenix
The Phoenix offers a free sober active community to individuals who have suffered from a substance use disorder and to those who choose a sober life. Using a peer support model, we help members heal and rebuild their lives while also striving to eliminate stigma around recovery.
 
Promote Recovery Month
Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders, celebrates people in recovery, lauds the contributions of treatment and service providers, and promotes the message that recovery in all its forms is possible.
 
 
Recovery 2.0 Global Community
Recovery 2.0 is a global movement that embraces an holistic approach to recovery from addiction of all kinds. The community honors all effective paths to recovery and emphasizes the importance of mind-body practices such as yoga and meditation, athletics, nutrition and community as part of an effective path to recovery and joy in life.
 
She Recovers 
Women who are recovering in all areas of their lives and who follow all pathways of recovery are warmly welcomed here on She Recovers.
 
SMART Recovery 
SMART Recovery is an abstinence-based, not-for-profit organization with a sensible self-help program for people having problems with drinking and using.
 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. 
 
Start Your Recovery
We work with leading experts in effectively treating substance use issues to offer people a single source of relatable, reliable information at any stage of their recovery journey.
 
UNITE to Face Addiction
Facing Addiction Inc. is a national non-profit organization dedicated to finding solutions to the addiction crisis by unifying the voice of the over 45 million Americans and their families directly impacted by addiction.
 
Valerie (Vimalasara) Mason-John
MBAR is a secular mindfulness-based approach promoting recovery from addiction and preventing relapse. Originally called mindfulness-based relapse prevention (MBRP), the course was developed by Dr. Paramabandhu Groves in collaboration with Valerie Mason-John. It is based on the work of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression authored by Zindel Segal, Mark Williams and John D Teasdale.
 
Women for Sobriety 
Women for Sobriety (WFS) is an organization whose purpose is to help all women find their individual path to recovery through discovery of self, gained by sharing experiences, hopes and encouragement with other women in similar circumstances. 
 
Youth Today
Youth Today is the only independent, national and digital media publication that is read by thousands of professionals in the youth service field.