Your personal physician can be an excellent source of guidance and a resource for referrals.
Your religious leader can offer or direct you to counseling services.
Your health insurance may offer a variety of covered services for substance abuse treatment and mental health care. The insurance carrier will verify coverage and provide general information about covered services.
Information is available in the Yellow Pages of the telephone directory under these listings: Alcoholism -- Clinics -- Crisis Intervention -- Drug Abuse -- Hospitals -- Women's Organizations & Services
- Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
- Alcoholics Anonymous is worldwide with A.A. meetings in almost every community. You can find times and places of local A.A. meetings or events by contacting a nearby central office, intergroup, or answering service of U.S. and Canada .
- Al-Anon is a worldwide fellowship and it is for anyone who's life has been affected by someone else's drinking.
- Alateen is part of the Al-Anon Family Group and is for young people (under the age of 20) who's life has been affected by someone else' drinking.
- Parents United
- Parents United International Inc. is a term used to describe a multi-agency, multi-discipline treatment program providing clinical services to anyone involved in any way with child sexual abuse.
Support Groups for Those Seeking Specific Assistance
- 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 to recover from their addiction.
- Website Address: www.ca.org
- Inland Empire -- (951) 359-3895
- San Gabriel/Pomona Valley -- (626) 447-2887
- Los Angeles -- (310) 216-4444
- Narcotics Anonymous
- Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts with more than 33,500 weekly meetings in over 116 countries worldwide.
- Website Address: www.na.org
- Inland Empire Foothills Area -- (909) 795-0464
- Inland Empire West Area -- (909) 622-4274
- Overeaters Anonymous
- Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating.
- Sex Addicts Anonymous
- Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so they may overcome their sexual addiction and help others recover from sexual addiction or dependency.
- Gamblers Anonymous
- 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.
- Nicotine Anonymous
- Nicotine Anonymous is a Non-Profit 12 Step Fellowship of men and women helping each other live nicotine-free lives.
- Workaholics Anonymous
- Workaholics Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from workaholism.
Additional References and Telephone Numbers
- House of Ruth, Hotline for Battered Women
- House of Ruth's mission is to advocate for and assist women and children victimized by domestic violence by providing shelter, programs, opportunity and education; to contribute to social change through intervention, education, prevention programs, and community awareness.
- Project Sister, Rape Crisis Hotline
- Project SISTER is the foremost agency dedicated to providing services to the women, children, and men survivors of sexual assault and abuse and their families in the East San Gabriel and Inland Valleys in Southern California
- Business Office -- (909) 623-1619 or (626) 915-2535
- 24 Hour Hotline -- (909) 626-4357 or (626) 966-4155
- Website Address: www.projectsister.org/
Attorney/Lawyer Referral Services (provide referrals to private consultation)