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Addiction

The following links are for information purposes only, if you are struggling with addiction please contact Tuttleman Counseling Services at (215) 204-7276 or you can Call 1-800-662-HELP in the U.S. to reach a free referral help line from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Helpguide.org -  Addiction

This site contains a wealth of information on addictions ranging from alcohol addiction to internet addiction. The site helps you identify an addiction and offers self-help tips to deal with these addictions as well as suggestions for getting help.

Marijuana Anonymous World Services: Philadelphia     

  • The primary purpose of this support group is to stay free of marijuana and to help the marijuana addict who still suffers to achieve the same freedom.
  • The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using marijuana.
  • Meets in Holy Trinity Church which is located at 1906 Walnut street (enter basement doors on Walnut).
  • Meets on Thursdays at 8:15 PM and Sundays at 4:20 PM.
  • They also have an online discussion forum http://forum.marijuana-anonymous.org.
  • There are no dues or fees for membership.

 

Narcotics Anonymous Groups:Philadelphia

  • The primary purpose of this support group is to stay free of narcotics and to help the narcotic addict who still suffer achieve the same freedom.
  • Members meet with other narcotic users who are trying to come clean as well and everyone shares their problem and coping mechanisms.
  • Free of charge
  • Meets in various places around Philadelphia
    • The Church of the Holy Trinity, 1904 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Meets every Thursday at 1 PM in the basement of the church.
    • Old Pine Community Center, 401 S. Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147. Meets on every Wednesday at 7 PM.
    • Washington West Project, 1201 Locust Street, 2nd floor, Philadelphia, PA 19147. Meets on every Friday at 7 PM.

 

Cocaine Anonymous Groups:Philadelphia

  • The anonymous group offers support groups that help the cocaine addicts come out of their addiction and live a normal life again. There are other members who share their story along with the problems they deal with and the prevention of cravings for the drug.
  • Free of charge
  • Meets on various places around Philadelphia
    • A vision for you, Hospital, Room 9330, 10th and Chestnut street, 9th floor. Every Tuesday at 6:30 PM.
    • Good Friends Church, 1300 Dyre St. (Corner of Dyre & Oxford). Meets on every Friday at 7:30 PM.
    • Somerton Church, 13073 Bustleton Avenue (near Trevose Rd., between Street & Byberry Rds). Meets on every Saturday at 8:00 PM.

 

Alcoholic Anonymous Groups: Philadelphia

  • Alcoholics 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 alcoholism. Primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
  • The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
  • There are no dues or fees for AA membership
  • Meet at various places around Philadelphia
    • Beginner’s AA, The Church of the Holy Trinity at 1904 Walnut street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Meets on every Monday at 6:45 PM.
    • Young People’s AA, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1625 Locust Street (between 16th and 17th streets). Meets on Mondays at 12:15 PM, Wednesdays at 7:30 PM, Fridays at 9 PM & Sundays at 8 PM.