Community Recovery and Advocacy

National Substance Abuse and Recovery Organizations:


National Institute on Drug Abuse.  The mission of NIDA is to lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse. The National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse (NCAPDA) was established to help reduce the number of deaths and addictions caused by prescription drug abuse, through the implementation of a nationwide awareness campaign, the initiation and support of pertinent legislative action and through partnerships with educational, medical, law enforcement and other appropriate entities.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Comprehensive collection of treatment facilities, programs and resources in the USA.  Searchable database for finding local treatment resources. 

Faces and Voices of Recovery.  Faces & Voices of Recovery is dedicated to organizing and mobilizing the over 23 million Americans in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs, our families, friends and allies into recovery community organizations and networks, to promote the right and resources to recover through advocacy, education and demonstrating the power and proof of long-term recovery.

New York State Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services:


Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services. OASAS's mission is to improve the lives of all New Yorkers by leading a comprehensive premier system of addiction services for prevention, treatment, and recovery.


Friends of Recovery - New York.  Friends of Recovery – New York (FOR-NY) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission to demonstrate the power and promise of recovery from addictions and its value to individuals, families and communities throughout New York State and the nation. We actively seek to advance public policies and practices that promote and support recovery.


Alcohol and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State. The Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State is committed to working together to support organizations, groups and individuals that prevent and alleviate the profound personal, social and economic consequences of alcoholism and substance use disorders in New York State.