Crisis Contacts

If you or someone you know is experiencing a substance use or an addiction-related crisis
1.844.711.HELP (4357)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.

2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember telephone number that connects callers, at no cost, to information about critical health and human services available in their community.



Below is a list of resources for family support groups and to help people who have a substance use disorder navigate treatment and other services.

Please note this is not an endorsement of services by The S.T.A.R.S. Program or any member of The S.T.A.R.S. Program.  This is a resource page for those who are seeking services or education about addiction and recovery.  It is recommended that individuals verify credentials, requesting references, or other means to determine expertise & quality of services.

Resources & Support Services

  • The state of New Hampshire created the Anyone. Anytime. Campaign with the purpose of educating the public about addiction, emergency overdose medication, and accessibility to support services. This campaign is aimed at helping those experiencing addictions, their loved ones, as well as the health care, safety, and other system staff who work with those experiencing addiction. To learn more, please follow the link.

  • New Hampshire's Department of Health and Human Services has a department specifically pertaining to services surrounding drugs and alcohol. This department, the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services, provides various resources including, but not limited to, resource guides for addiction and mental health care, updates on the opioid public health crisis, flyers for first responders, etc. Please follow the link for further details and information.

  • New Futures is a nonprofit organization that advocates for policy change surrounding the health and wellness of New Hampshire residents. This organization also aims to educate the community on the various issues within the health and wellness sector, with a large focus on the opioid crisis. Please follow the link for further details and information.

  • If you or a loved one struggle with substance use disorder, you can call the Statewide Addiction Crisis Line. This crisis line is used as a resource for treatment professionals, recovery support services, first responders, homeless shelters, nonprofits, and many more organizations throughout New Hampshire. There are trained counselors that can assist with finding residential treatment, transitional housing, recovery support services, etc. Please follow the link for further details and information.

  • The state has launched the New Hampshire Recovery Hub, a centralized online resource that connects residents with local Peer Recovery Support Services. The goal of the New Hampshire Recovery Hub is to offer New Hampshire residents a reliable source of information and resources at any stage of their recovery journey

  • This website includes a list of various treatment agencies as well as practitioners who offer substance use disorder services. These services include evaluation, withdrawal management, outpatient counseling, recovery supports, residential treatment, etc. Please follow the link for further details and information.

  • SAMHSA is a great resource to learn more about various kinds of treatments and services for helping with substance use disorders. Please follow the link for further details and information.

  • This organization focuses on gathering those in recovery along with their loved ones and allies and have them become advocates for addiction recovery.

  • Addiction Center is a free guide to recovery. This web guide contains up-to-date information on the health effects, dangers, and treatment options regarding substance abuse. With a 24/7 confidential hotline, Addiction Center can match an individual in New Hampshire with the best treatment centers for their unique needs.

  • The Recovery Village offers comprehensive treatment for dual diagnosis based drug and alcohol rehab, eating disorder and mental health treatments tailored to the patient’s specific needs. This New Hampshire page allows visitors to find information on drug misuse and rehabilitation centers in their area such as local Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and SMART Recovery meetings, as well as other valuable phone numbers and information.

Parent Support Groups
  • Meetings held in 15 different towns in NH. Please follow the link to find out days/times.

  • Meetings held in Manchester and Concord, NH. Please follow the link to find out days/times.

  • Meetings are held in Dover and Portsmouth, NH.
    Dover: Every Thurs 7:00-8:30pm @ SOS Recovery Community Center (4 Broadway)
    Portsmouth: Every Wed 7:00-8:30pm @ Safe Harbor Recovery Center (865 Islington St)

  • Meetings are held in Farmington, NH on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 7:00–8:30pm @ St. Peter’s Church (88 Central Street).

  • Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of every month @ the Church of Christ Seabrook (867 Lafayette Rd).