Outside Recovery Resources

Prevention and Treatment

Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator

The Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator is the government-sponsored search engine of more than 20,000 drug and alcohol treatment providers, offering different methods and levels of care.


This is the local chapter of the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Prevention and Recovery. Call 816-361-5900 or visit FirstCall online. This is a great place to find available resources, for information on treatment and recovery options, and to take self-tests for alcohol, drug and gambling problems.

Valley Hope Treatment Centers

Valley Hope is a nonprofit organization, grounded in a 12-step philosophy, that provides alcohol and drug dependency addiction treatment at an affordable price. The staff at Valley Hope encourage family participation to focus on healing as a family. Treatment options include medically monitored detox, residential treatment, day/partial outpatient treatment and continuing care. Call 1-800-544-5101 for admissions information and to locate a treatment facility near you.

Johnson County STOP Underage Drinking Project

This non-profit organization is staffed by volunteers who are focused on eliminating the incidence of underage drinking and related tragedies. Members provide underage drinking prevention programs to youth, parents and adults in the Johnson County area.

Partnership for a Drugfree.org

The Partnership at Drugfree.org is a nonprofit organization that helps parents prevent, intervene in and find treatment for drug and alcohol use by their children.

12-Step Programs

Alcoholics Anonymous Support Groups

This 12-step organization is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strengths and hopes with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Check the website for meeting times and locations. The Kansas City area central office can be reached online or by calling 816-471-7229.

Al-Anon and Support Groups

Relatives and friends of alcoholics share their experiences, strengths and hopes in order to solve their common problems through these groups. Check the website for meeting times and locations. The Kansas City Al-Anon office can be reached at 816-373-8566 in Missouri or 913-384-4653 in Kansas.


Alateen is an organization which grew out of Al-Anon. This organization offers a recovery program for young people. Alateens are sponsored by Al-Anon members. The Kansas City Al-Anon office can be reached at 816-373-8566 in Missouri or 913-384-4653 in Kansas.

Adult Children of Alcoholics Network (ACOA)

ACOA is a network of support groups for adult children and grandchildren of alcoholics. A current listing of meeting times and locations can be found at this site.

Cocaine Anonymous

Self-test, meeting locations and literature related to cocaine addictions can be found online.

Narcotics Anonymous Helpline

Call the helpline at 1-800-561-2250 or e-mail. Meeting locations, information and self-tests are available on the website.


  • Hazelden provides online help for those in recovery, as well as, for family/friends.  Their website allows you to “Interact with thousands of others who are maintaining, or seeking, lives free from addiction. Access chats, online meetings, and discussion boards that address your specific areas of interest any day, any time, from anywhere. You control your anonymity settings.”  Their link to join online is: http://www.hazelden.org/web/go/social.