Support Groups


Al-Anon is a mutual support group for family and friends who are living with, or have lived with someone whose drinking created problems for themselves and others. Al-Anon offers opportunities for healing and growth.    Alateen provides support to adolescents whose lives have been negatively impacted by someone else’s drinking. Adult group sponsors are present for safety and to provide guidance. Click this link to learn more about local

Al-Anon and Alateen meetings.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have are in recovery. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem. Click this link to learn more about AA meetings in Ulster County.

Grief Support Group

This is a Grief Support Group for friends and family who have lost loved ones to the disease of addiction. It will meet on Monday evenings, starting November 20th, from 7 to 8 PM, at Family Services, 250 Aaron Court, in Kingston, NY. For more information please call Carol Sutcliffe, Ulster County Family Advocate, at 845-458-7455.


Nar-Anon 12-step Family Groups are primarily for those who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the addiction problem of someone very near to you. This link will bring you to a list of local meeting and also provide information on starting your own group.

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous is a nonprofit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a problem and who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. NA is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs. There is only one requirement for membership, the desire to stop using. Click this link to learn more about local NA meetings.