The California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionlas (CCAPP) is the largest AODA counselor certification organization in California.


International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) has protected the public by establishing standards and facilitating reciprocity for the credentialing of addiction-related professionals. Today, IC&RC represents 76 member boards, including 24 countries, 47 U.S. states and territories, all branches of the U.S. military, and five Native American territories.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

Substance Abuse Treatmeny Facility Locator

To locate the drug and alcohol abuse treatment programs nearest you.

ADP (Alcohol and Drug Programs California)

The Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs is responsible for administering prevention, treatment, and recovery services for alcohol and drug abuse and problem gambling.

Find a 12 Step Meeting/Support Group

Locate sober support meetings near you.

Life Ring

Non-traditional sober support meetings.

The Addiction Professionals Network

This social networking site was developed to encourage networking for substance abuse counselors and other addiction professionals.

The Secular Therapist Project 

This site provides referrals to individuals seeking Addiction and other Counseling Services using secular therapeutic methods only.


NIDA For Teens

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Created for middle and high school students and their teachers, this website provides accurate and timely information for use in and out of the classroom.