You can find support in your area through organizations like:
Al-Anon information for families and friends of alcoholics.
Alateen helps young people who are the relatives and friends of a problem drinker.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) an informal society of recovering alcoholics in the United States, Canada and other countries. These men and women meet in local groups to help each other recover from alcoholism. Locate a meeting in your area.
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) an informal society of recovering drug users. Members share their successes and challenges in overcoming active addiction and living drug-free productive lives.
Children of Alcoholics Foundation seeks to help children of all ages from families with alcohol and drug problems reach their full potential by breaking the cycle of parental substance abuse and reducing the pain and problems that result.
National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA) a national nonprofit working on behalf of children of alcohol and drug dependent parents. Their mission is to advocate for all children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug problems.
Rethinking drinking Use interactive tools to consider your drinking habits; get research-based information; learn practical tips for change and contacts for help.
Find treatment This searchable directory of drug and alcohol treatment programs shows the location of facilities around the country that treat alcoholism, alcohol abuse and drug abuse problems.
Resources for teens:
Resources for parents
Other organizations and campaigns for recovery:
Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery This leading recovery community organization promotes and puts a positive face on recovery through advocacy, education and service.
Faces and Voices of Recovery a national nonprofit committed to organizing and mobilizing the millions of Americans in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug problems.
Jointogether.org leads initiatives to help communities respond to the harms caused by excessive alcohol and drug use; offers news and information; provides free Internet services supporting their efforts.