Drug/Alcohol

Groups

Al-Anon-Alateen Family Groups

The group offers support to families and friends of alcoholics. Groups are anonymous. Al-Anon is a fellowship of friends and relatives of alcoholics, who realize that by banding together they can solve their common problems. There are groups for young family members (8-12) and groups for teens – Alateen (13-19). Group offers Telephone Hotline, Peer Counseling, Speaker’s Bureau, and Newsletter and is conducted by members (a not-for-profit organization).

Meeting Details

  • Location: Call for information. Various locations – call for information
  • Time: Call for information
  • Fee: None
  • Facilitation: Member facilitators
  • Eligibility: Must be affected by someone’s drinking.

Contact Information

No specific contact person, Call 585-288-0540, No e-mail available

http://www.rochesterais.org and al-anon.alateen.org

Sponsored by: AIS Center

 

Dual Recovery Anonymous (at Restart)

Dual Recovery Anonymous is an independent, nonprofessional, 12-step, self-help fellowship organization for people with a dual diagnosis (chemically dependent and also affected by an emotional or psychiatric illness)

Meeting Details

  • Location: Restart, 55 Troup Street, Rochester, NY 7
  • Time: 11:15 A.M. Wednesdays
  • Fee: None
  • Facilitation: Peer Specialist
  • Eligibility: For individuals who are chemically dependent and affected by an emotional or psychiatric illness.

Contact Information

No specific contact person, Call 922-2553, No e-mail available

Genesee Mental Health Center, 222 Alexander Street, Rochester, NY 14607

Sponsored by: Behavioral Health Network of Rochester General Health System

 

Dual Recovery Anonymous (Genesee Mental Health Center)

An independent, nonprofessional, 12-step, self-help fellowship organization for people with a dual diagnosis. The goal is to help those who are chemically dependent and who are also affected by an emotional or psychiatric illness.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Genesee Mental Health Center, 224 Alexander Street, Rochester, NY 14607
  • Time: Noon; Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays
  • Fee: None
  • Facilitation: Peer Specialist Facilitators
  • Eligibility: For those who are chemically dependent and affected by an emotional or psychiatric illness

Contact Information

No specific contact person, Call 922-2553, No e-mail available.

Genesee Mental Health Center, 224 Alexander Street, Rochester, NY 14607

Sponsored by: Behavioral Health Network of Rochester General Health System

 

Recovery and Relapse Support Group

This is an informal group designed to provide sober support. Groups consist of approximately 10-15 participants. Focus is on total abstinence and helping members achieve and maintain employment. The group is for those adjusting to substance-free lifestyles. Individuals must be homeless or veterans.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Salvation Army, 300 E. Main Street, Rochester 14604
  • Time: Every Tuesday, 12:30-2:00 PM
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Professional and member facilitators
  • Eligibility: For those adjusting to substance-free lifestyle. Must be homeless or a veteran.

Contact Information

No specific contact persons, 987-9500 ext. 2353, No e-mail available

Sponsored by: Salvation Army

Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS)

This group is a secular alternative to the 12-step groups. It provides peer counseling, telephone hotline and buddy system.

Meeting Details

  • Location: First Unitarian Church (basement), 220 Winton Road S., Rochester
  • Time: Every Thursday, 7:30-8:30 PM
  • Fee: Donation accepted
  • Facilitation: Member facilitators
  • Eligibility: For persons seeking to help each other stop drinking and/or using illegal drugs.

Contact Information

No specific contact person, Call 585-234-4105, info@sos-rochester.org

http://www.sos-rochester.org/

Sponsored by: No Sponsor Listed