It can be difficult to know where to turn when you’re ready to get help. These resources might be a good place to start.  


In crisis? Call 911, or the NJ Suicide Helpline: 1-855-654-6735

    Addiction Hotline


    The Addictions Hotline provides free, personal assistance to anyone trying to navigate the health and human services system, government assistance programs, and local community resources in their struggle with substance abuse issues. The hotline provides information and referral services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

    CSAP’s mission is to provide national leadership in the Federal effort to prevent alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug problems.

    Domestic Violence Hotline

    Mothers Against Drunk Driving

    MADD is more than just moms – we’re real people – dads, young people, and other concerned individuals who want to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime, and prevent underage drinking.

    National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence – NJ

    The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)-New Jersey promotes the prevention and treatment of, and recovery from, alcoholism and drug addiction through advocacy and education.

    New Jersey Prevention Network


    The New Jersey Prevention Network (NJPN) is a public health agency working to create healthier communities by reducing the burden of substance abuse, addiction and other chronic disease.

    Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey

    The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey is a private non-profit, non-partisan coalition of professionals from the communications industry. Our mission is to reduce demand for illicit drugs in New Jersey through media communication.


    Hope and help for families and friends of alcoholics.

    Child Care Help Line

    Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey

    The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. is a private non-profit organization which provides information, education and referral services for anyone affected by compulsive gambling.

    NJ FamilyCare
    1-800-701-0720 TTY

    Narcotics Anonymous

    Hope and help for narcotic addicts.

    National Association on Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Inc. (NAADD)

    The National Association on Alcohol, Drugs and Disability Inc., (NAADD) promotes awareness and education about substance abuse among people with co-existing disabilities.

    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

    The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems.

    New Jersey Quitnet

    QuitNet has been helping smokers quit since 1995, and it’s still going strong! It’s the safe, supportive place where smokers and ex-smokers gather to quit and stay quit.

    (Postpartum Mood Disorders) Hotline

    Alcoholics Anonymous

    Hope and help for alcoholics.

    Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
    CADCA, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, is the premier membership organization of over 5,000 Community Coalitions nationwide, each fighting the problems associated with substance abuse and violence — one community at a time.

    Governor’s Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse
    The Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (GCADA) was established to review and coordinate New Jersey’s efforts in regard to the planning and provision of treatment, prevention, research, evaluation, and education services for, and public awareness of, alcoholism and drug abuse.

    National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)

    NAADAC is the premier global organization of addiction focused professionals who enhance the health and recovery of individuals, families and communities.

    National Institute on Drug Abuse

    The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the principal biomedical and behavioral research agency of the United States Government. NIH is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

    Oxford House

    Oxford House establishes self-run, self-supported, addiction recovery houses across the country.

    Women for Sobriety

    Women For Sobriety, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions. Our “New Life” program helps achieve sobriety and sustain ongoing recovery.

    American Council for Drug Education

    The American Council for Drug Education is a substance abuse prevention and education agency that develops programs and materials based on the most current scientific research on drug use and its impact on society.

    Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program of NJ

    The Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program works to decrease deaths, sickness and disability among New Jersey residents who use tobacco or are exposed to environmental tobacco smoke.

    National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA)

    NACoA is a national nonprofit organization working on behalf of children of alcohol and drug dependent parents, advocating for all children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug dependencies.

    New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services

    The mission of the Division of Addiction Services is to decrease misuse or abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs by supporting the development of a comprehensive network of prevention, intervention, and treatment services in New Jersey.

    Parent to Parent

    Parent-To-Parent is a Grassroots Coalition for parents and loved ones who are suffering the ravaging effects of substance abuse.