Addiction and Dependency Recovery Resources

Blog Posts on Alcohol and Drug Addiction; on Eating Disorders; on Gambling; on Treatment [LCLMA]

Q & A on Addiction [LCLMA]

Listserv for Lawyers and Law Students in Recovery in Massachusetts [LCLMA]
We maintain this confidential listserv and are happy to answer any questions about joining.

Addiction Recovery Peer Support Meetings [LCLMA]
We offer meetings across Massachusetts exclusively for Massachusetts Lawyers, Law Students, and Judges

Articles on Substance Abuse

Articles on Addictive Behaviors

Alcohol and Drug Addiction Self-Test

External Resources:

Listserv for Law Students in Recovery [ABA CoLAP]
To join, email Niki Irish:

ABA’s Commission on Lawyers Assistance Programs
Resources and Recommendations.

Addiction Q & A [LCLMA] published by our staff clinicians


International Lawyers In Alcoholics Anonymous
group of recovered lawyers and judges carrying the message of recovery within our profession; offerings include online meetings every Monday at 8 pm and 10 pm

offering hope and help to families and friends of alcoholics

Alcoholics Anonymous
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


Cocaine Anonymous
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 their addiction

Dual Recovery Anonymous
12 step program for dual diagnosis

Jews in Recovery from Alcoholism and Drug Abuse – JACS
Jewish Alcoholics,Chemically Dependent Persons and Significant Others

Marijuana Anonymous
a fellowship of men and women who share our experience, strength, and hope with each other that we may solve our common problem and help others to recover from marijuana addiction

The Nar-Anon Family Groups are a worldwide fellowship for those affected by someone else’s addiction

Narcotics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts with more than 33,500 weekly meetings in over 116 countries worldwide. Narcotics Anonymous, New England.

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
comprehensive means of searching Massachusetts addiction treatment programs, including residential, outpatient, and inpatient programs for drug addiction and alcoholism

Women for Sobriety
helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions
web site offering reportedly objective overview of addiction rehabs and levels of care (including cost), which is why they are on our list;  LCL does not endorse any particular provider of services, such as the Intervention services that are also offered on this site


Codependents Anonymous
a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships

Gamblers Anonymous

Problem Gambling Self-Test

Debtors Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous

Sex Addicts Anonymous and Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous


Refuge Recovery
a Buddhist-oriented approach to peer-led sobriety support groups.

SAMHSA Clearinghouse for Alcohol/Drug/Mental Health Information 
A resource for information about substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment

Smart Recovery
offers free face-to-face and online mutual help groups

Section 35 Helpline
The Mass Bar Association has launched a free legal assistance program to help those who seek court-ordered inpatient treatment for a family member when the individual’s life may be on the line.

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