These resources are provided as educational and informational referrals only. No endorsements, guarantees or warranties of these organizations, agencies or individuals are implied. It is up to you to advocate for yourself, ask appropriate questions and make an informed decision before you engage in any services or activities.
Mental Health Resources and Information
Mental Health America
National Institute of Mental Health
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Attention Deficit Disorder Association
International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation
Galaxy Counseling Center
Suicidal.com (for hope when feeling severely depressed or thinking about suicide)
National Eating Disorders Association
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
Eating Disorders Coalition
The Elisa Project (Dallas)
Understanding Nutrition (Dallas)
Trauma and PTSD
Trauma / PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) National Center for PTSD
The Recovery Village (Advanced Recovery Systems)
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) Institute, Inc.
Trauma Support Services of North Texas
Sexual Assault, Family Violence and Domestic Violence, Incest Recovery
Family Place in Dallas
Parkland’s Victim Intervention Center
Genesis Women’s Shelter
12 Step Support
Methamphetamine – Crystal Meth Anonymous
SLAA (Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous)
CODA (Co-Dependents Anonymous)
Eating Disorders Anonymous
12th Step Ministry
This organization in Dallas provides many varieties of free 12 Step meetings every day. Also
This group provides Christian-centered 12 step groups, usually held in local churches. They are often held in more rural areas where other group meetings are limited. They often provide extended fellowship opportunities (coffees, dinners, break out groups).
Sober 24 – Online Recovery Meetings
An online fellowship for those in recovery from addictions and compulsive behaviors. Managed by the Hazelden Foundation.
In Dallas: dallasal-anon.org
In Fort Worth: www.texas-al-anon.org/ftworth
Other areas: www.al-anon.org
Another way of being in recovery without the 12 step groups
With the recent opioid epidemic on the rise, we understand how difficult it is to keep a drug free community. With heroin being the root cause of this, we’ve created a resource page that can be helpful for you.
Family and Child Support
Betty Ford Five Star Kids
Child and Family Guidance Center
Inpatient Substance Abuse Treatment
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
NIDA (National Institute of Drug Abuse)
The Right Step
Outreach, Screening, Assessment, and Referral Centers (OSARs)
Treatment for Women
Women for Sobriety
This is a self-help program for women with addiction problems. The Steps have been reworded into Thirteen Statements that apply directly to women and their gender-specific issues. They have many online resources.
Nexus Recovery Center
Provides detox, inpatient and outpatient services for women (teens, adults, pregnant women and women with children). They accept insurance, private pay and take Medicaid and Northstar funding. Some funds available for indigent women.
Provides non-medical residential detox services for women. All services are free.