Substance use recovery & support groups

For people who are ready to heal and move forward from addiction, joining a support group could be a great first step. These groups give people the opportunity to share their stories, celebrate milestones and get past obstacles together. When individuals who are struggling with substance use reach out for support, it is a powerful sign of strength. Learn about the recovery and support groups – including substance use support groups for families – available to residents of Stark County.

Alcohol support groups & recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous

Anonymous gathering of individuals recovering from alcohol addiction. Call or visit online for schedule and details.
Phone: (330) 491-1989

BeSobr

Anonymous class for individuals recovering from substance use.
Cathedral of Life, 4111 38th St. NW
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 493-LIFE (5433)

Cocaine Anonymous

Anonymous gathering of individuals recovering from cocaine addiction. Call or visit online for schedule and details.
Phone: (330) 284-2344

DRA Dual Recovery Anonymous

Support for individuals and families impacted by both mental illness and substance use. Hosted by NAMI Stark County.
Hunter House, 1114 Gonder Ave. SW
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 455-6264
Hours: Fridays – 11:30 a.m.

Glenbeigh

Intensive outpatient services and support for loved ones.
4661 Belpar St. NW
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: 1 (800) 234-1001
Local: (330) 492-2600

Narcotics Anonymous

Anonymous gathering of individuals recovering from an addiction to narcotics. Call or visit online for schedule and details.
Phone: 1 (800) 587-4232

North Canton Family Support Group

Families of individuals affected by mental illness. Hosted by NAMI Stark County.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2551 55th St. NE
Canton, OH 44721
Phone: (330) 455-6264
Hours: First and third Wednesdays of the month – 6 p.m.

Recovery Support Meetings

Group of individuals recovering from substance abuse.
CommQuest Services, 1341 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44714
Phone: (330) 453-8252
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Thu.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Reformer’s Unanimous Addictions Program

A spiritual approach to developing lifelong sobriety.
Canton Baptist Temple, 515 Whipple Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: (330) 477-6267, ext. 110

Sex Addicts Anonymous

Anonymous gathering of individuals recovering from sex addiction. Call for schedule and details.
Phone: 1 (800) 477-8191
Support for families

Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families

Supporting children in Stark County with challenging home lives.
Unity Church of Truth, 4016 Wales Ave. NW
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 493-3828
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Sat.
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Al-Anon

For individuals who are concerned about someone with a drinking problem. Visit online for details.

Family Education & Support Group: CommQuest

Informal counselor-facilitated education program for families.
1341 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44714
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Tue.
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Gam-Anon

For spouses and families of gamblers.
First Friends Church, Room E115, 5455 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44714
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Mon.
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Glenbeigh

Intensive outpatient services and support for loved ones.
4661 Belpar St. NW
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: 1 (800) 234-1001
Local: (330) 492-2600
Helpful links

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Association of Ohio (ADAPAO)

Helping to support substance use prevention in our state through education, dialogue and advocacy.

Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America (CADCA)

Resources to help prevent alcohol, tobacco and other drug use.

Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility

Interactive site that offers information and resources to help promote alcohol awareness and teen responsibility.

Hope United 

Resources and tools to help put an end to the opioid epidemic.

OhioCAN

Recovery and peer support resources to help change the way addiction is treated, perceived and legislated.

Prevention Action Alliance

Leading healthy communities in the prevention of substance use and the promotion of mental wellness.

Shatterproof

Support for families that are struggling with addiction.

Stark Heroin Epidemic

Resources provided by CommQuest and F.A.T.H.E.R.S. to help fight the heroin epidemic in Stark County.

Youth.gov

Offers a variety of topics centered around youth development and challenges.