Resources and references to literature, and more

Providing each client with top quality treatment and renewing lives is our top priority. And while doing just that, we help involve the family within each client’s treatment plan and heal as a whole. For the loved ones of those inflicted with the disease of addiction, we want to offer as much care and support as we can. Please see below for links and references to literature, media, documentaries, support lines, etc.

Al-Anon is a mutual support group of peers who are worried about someone with a drinking problem.

To find an Al-Anon meeting close to you, please visit:

I am a . Person

  • Help and Support for Delaware Families- DHSS & DSAMH
    Text: 55753
    Call: (855)( 378-4373
    24/7 Hotline for anyone struggling with addition: (833)9-Hope
  • Delaware Department of Public Health
    There is an Abundance of resources offered on this website for caregivers and addicts
  • Delaware Crisis Intervention Services
    Northern Delaware: (302)577-2484 or (800)652-2929Serves all New Castle County and greater Smyrna in Northern Kent County.
    Herman Holloway Health Campus, 1901 N. DuPont Hwy, Springer Building, New Castle, DE 19720
    Southern Delaware: (302)424-5550 or (800)345-6785
    Serves all of Sussex County and Kent County south of greater Smyrna.
    700 Main Street (Rear Entrance), Ellendale, DE 19941
    They provide phone support, mobile outreach, and walk-in crisis services 24/7/7.
  • Delaware 2-1-1
    Call: 211 or (800)560-3372
    Provides a central resource for access to the health and human service organizations that offer the support and referrals, including emergency housing and food, legal services, transportation, mental health counseling, and family issues.
  • 1212 Corporation
    Call: 302-764-4048
    A recovery clubhouse providing a safe haven for those seeking recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction located at the corner of 27th and Washington Streets in Wilmington.

We want to offer as much care and support as we can

Literature available for purchase on various sites such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Hazelden.

Addict In The Family:
Stories of Loss, Hope, and Recovery by Beverly Conyers
Paths to Recovery:
Al- Anon's Steps, Traditions, and Concepts by Al-Anon Family Group Head Inc
Today's Gift
Daily Meditations for Families by Hazelden
Why Don't They Just Quit?
What Families and Friends Need to Know about Addiction and Recovery by Joe Herzanek
My Dad Loves Me, My Dad Has a Disease
A Child's View: Living with Addiction by Claudia Black

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