Treatment Resources

Here is a list of treatment programs, books and articles that may be useful to people in recovery from addiction and co-dependence: TREATMENT FACILITIES and SUPPORT GROUPS
See recommendations for Maryland here:

Primary and Extended Relapse
All ages, both genders
Caron Foundation
243 N. Galen Hall Road
Wernersville PA 19565
Primary, Extended, Relapse for all ages
Personal Growth Workshop, SAP, Treatment of health professionals and training of health professionals


Primary and Extended


Clearbrook Treatment Center
1003 Wyoming Avenue
Forty Fort, PA 18704
Nick Colangelo 800-582-6241 all ages
Cumberland Heights
P.O. Box 90727 adolescent and adult
Nashville, TN 37209


( all ages)
Center City, Minnesota 55012-0011


The Farley Center at Williamsburg Place
5477 Mooretown Road
Williamsburg VA 23188
over 18 only


Maryland Addiction Recovery Center


Teens Only
45-90 days 14-18
Malibu, CA mandatory family participation


Primary or Relapse


Father Martin’s Ashley www.
800 Tyding Lane young adults, adults
Havre De Grave MD


3800 County Road 444
Princeton TX 75407


Teen, Young Men, Young Women, Adult Men/Women


5200 East Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Young adults, adults, boomers, and older
adolescents in IOP, not residential


5821 Route 80
Tully NY 13159
Young Adults, Men, Women


Parent Support Meetings


Parent Al-Anon Meetings




Sunday, 6 pm
313 Duke Street, St. Mary’s Lyceum, Old Town Alexandria, street parking – Alateen meeting at same time, different room.


Monday, 7 pm
Our Lady of Good Counsel, 8601 Wolftrap Rd., Vienna. Enter from Niblick Road, first bldg . on left 8603, basement side door


Tuesday, 7 :30pm-8:45pm
Powerless Parents, Ravensworth Baptist Church, 5100 Ravensworth Drive, Annandale. Young Persons AA at 8:30- same building.


Friday, 8:30pm
Recovering Parents, Centreville United Methodist Church,6400 Old
Centreville Rd, Centreville Rm. 208 2nd floor.



Sunday, 6:30 pm “All but The First Sunday Takoma Parents AFG”
Seekers Church, 276 Carroll Street, Takoma Park
Across fr. Takoma Metro, Enter through rear of bldg. from parking lot


Monday, 8:30pm
Suburban Parent AFG
Suburban Hospital Addiction Treatment Center
6001 Montrose Rd.Rockville Suite 102, Ground Floor, entrance in rear




Thursday, 8:00 pm Parents Meeting at Tenleytown AFG
St. Columba’s Church, 4201 Albemarle St.NW Washington Room 202
Entrance on Albemarle St. go up the pathway to the left of the
concrete steps


CARON PARENT SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS go to Alumni – Go to parent support
Sponsored by the Caron Treatment Center. Open to all parents whose children are afflicted by addiction.


1st  & 3rd Thursdays of each month: 7pm Bethesda, MD. Caron DC area office, 7315 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 790 East (Air Rights Bldg.above Ruths Chris Steak-. In East Lobby push elevator button down, step in, and then push 7)


4th Thursday of each month: 7pm Falls Church, VA
Unity Club, 116B West Broad St., Falls Church. Meeting room behind the snack bar. Caron Fellowship in adjacent room.



Substance Abuse/ Addiction Reading




Broken – William C. Moyers
Moments of Clarity – Christopher Kennedy Lawford
Guts – Kirsten Johnson
Symptoms of Withdrawal – Christopher Kennedy Lawford
An Addict in the Family – Beverly Conyers
We All Fall Down – Nic Sheff- 2011
Drinking:  A Love Story – Carolyn Knapp
Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction – David Sheff


Understanding the Disease-Brain Change Mechanics


Recovering My Kid – Dr. Joseph Lee
Don’t Let Your Kids Kill You – Charles Rubin
Clean – David Sheff
Now What: An Insider’s Guide to Addiction and Treatment  – William C. Moyers
Recover to Live: Kick Any Habit, Manage Any Addiction – Christopher Kennedy Lawford


Good Words to Read and Reread while Addict is Getting Help


Recovering My Kid – Dr. Joseph Lee
Everything Changes – Beverly Conyers


RECOVERY LITERATURE is also available at the gift shop at the Unity Club on Broad St. in Falls Church and at AI Anon meetings. For a list of AI Anon meetings in Northern Virginia go to:


Information on Substance Abuse Prevention


A Parent’s Guide For the Prevention of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Use


(This list was largely compiled by Sarah McDade, Fairfax. 703-217-1441)

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