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Addiction and Recovery Resources

for the East Bay (Contra Costa & Alameda Counties) and the San Francisco Bay Area.

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EAST BAY ADDICTION & RECOVERY RESOURCES

  • Rainbow Community Center   
    3024 Willow Pass Rd., Ste. 200, Concord, CA 94519
    Phone:  925/692-0090
    Website:  www.rainbowcc.org
    Email:  rcc@rainbowcc.org
    Mixed AA Group.
  • Al-Anon Family Groups
    www.al-anon.alateen.org
    Hundreds of meetings per week in bay area. Meetings for those who are affected by someone else’s drinking.  Local meetings daily.  Some specifically for LGBTQ folks, with all meeting open and welcoming of all people.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    www.aasf.org
    Hundreds of meetings per week in bay area.
  • The Community Initiative
    www.thecommunityinitiative.org
  • Crystal Meth Anonymous Meetings
    www.crystalmeth.org
    For info on meetings in the San Francisco Bay Area visit the website.
  • Draw the Line
    drawtheline.org
    Listings of harm reduction resources and events for gay and bi men concerned with meth and other substance.
  • Drug Line
    415.362.3400
    24/7 drug crisis line
  • LGBT Weight Watchers-Berkeley
    Email: Jeanne.obrien@weightwatchers.com
  • The Lighthouse Community Center
    1217 A Street, Hayward, CA 94541
    Phone:  510/881-8167
    Website: www.lgbtlighthouse.com
    Email:  haywardlcc@yahoo.com
    AA and NA Groups.
  • Narcotics Anonymous
    415/621-8600
    Call for meetings times and locations.
  • The SF Bay Area Intergroup of Sex Addicts Anonymous
    Registered groups of recovering sex addicts who follow the 12 steps and 12 traditions of Sex Addicts Anonymous. 
    Friday LGBTQ meeting: SAA Intergoup POB 225278, SF, CA 94122
    888/346-4138
    www.BayAreaSaa.org
    email: info@bayareasaa.org
  • Smart Recovery
    415-673-2848
    Self-help meetings (alternative to 12 step).

SF BAY ADDICTION & RECOVERY RESOURCES

  • Acceptance Place, Baker Places, Inc.
    673 San Jose Avenue,
    San Francisco, CA415.695.1708
    www.bakerplaces.org
    A 12-bed transitional residential treatment program for gay men in the early stages of substance abuse recovery.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    www.aasf.org
    Hundreds of meetings per week in the bay area.
  • Buddies Group
    415.626.7000
    www.drawtheline.org/buddies
    For friends, buddies and partners of meth users.
  • Castro Country Club
    4058 18th Street,
    San Francisco, CA415.552.6102
    www.castrocountryclub.org
    Located at 18th Street near Castro, the Castro Country Club is the oldest continuously operating coffee house in the neighborhood. Since 1983, it has been a place where people meet, hang out, and socialize in an alternative atmosphere to the bar scene.
  • Crystal Meth Anonymous Meetingswww.crystalmeth.orgFor info on meetings in the San Francisco Bay Area visit the website.
  • Billy DeFrank Lesbian and Gay Community Center
    408.293.2429;
    www.defrank.org
    Provides community, leadership, advocacy, support and services to the Silicon Valley LGBT community and their allies. Programs include social activities, youth leadership development, nutritious lunches for seniors, support groups, individual counseling and HIV testing.
  • The Diversity Center
    Santa Cruz
    831.425.5422;
    www.diversitycenter.org
    Offers a drop-in safe space, peer groups, potlucks, job and housing referrals, business and resource information, a lending library and more.
  • Draw the Line
    drawtheline.org
    Listings of harm reduction resources and events for gay and bi men concerned with meth and other substance.
  • Drug Line
    415.362.3400
    24/7 drug crisis line
  • Haight Ashbury Free Clinics - Drug Detox Program
    529 Clayton Street,
    San Francisco, CA
    415.565.1909
    www.hafci.org
    Free outpatient, medical drug detox, HIV acute care, counseling and education.
  • Narcotics Anonymous
    415.621.8600
    www.sfna.org
    Call for meetings times and locations.
  • New Leaf - Services For Our Community
    103 Hayes Street (Near Market),
    San Francisco, CA
    415.626.7000
    www.newleafservices.org
    Helps lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning individuals and families of all ages lead healthy and connected lives. Provides professional mental health, support, and substance abuse services to strengthen our diverse community.
  • The San Francisco Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender Community Center
    415.865.5555;
    www.sfcenter.org
    Home to a dynamic range of organizations and activities that support the needs of LGBT individuals of every race, gender, age, sexuality and socioeconomic status.
  • Smart Recovery
    415.673.2848
    Self-help meetings (alternative to the 12-step).
  • Spectrum Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns
    415.457.1115;
    www.spectrumlgbtcenter.org
    Strengthens, mobilizes and serves LGBT and questioning people in Marin and Sonoma counties;  Promotes acceptance, understanding and full inclusion.
  • Speed Project
    415.788.5433
    www.tspsf.comtellit@tspsf.com
    Harm reduction program for gay/bi men. Weekly drop-in group, secondary syringe exchange, community zine and forums.
  • The Stonewall Project
    3180 18th Street, Suite 202,
    San Francisco, CA
    415.502.1999
    www.tweaker.org
    Harm reduction program for GBTQ men who have questions about speed, want information about speed or want help dealing with speed.
  • Walden House Multiservices Center
    520 Townsend Street,
    San Francisco, CA
    415.554.1100 
    www.waldenhouse.org
    Outpatient, long term, and day treatment for alcohol and drug abuse. SF residents only.


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