Self Help


General Information for New Readers
Starting a New Mutual Aid Self-Help Group


Other Information


  • Local Self-Help Group Clearinghouses in USA & Canada
  • Self-Help Clearinghouses in Other Countries
  • Toll-Free Phone Numbers
    Toll-Free Phone Numbers (Nationwide listing of toll-free numbers for additional information on problems ranging from adoption and disabilities to taxes and missing children.)
Contacting Us


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  • Are you are a national or international organization that sponsors, connects and helps to develop local support groups and would like to be listed with us?
  • Are you are an online support group and would like to be listed with us?

Searching The Sourcebook:

To find self-help organizations and groups, enter a keyword or phrase for a particular type of problem. For instance, if you’re interested in finding support organizations for depression or alcoholism simply enter either word.

If you don’t find what you are searching for using whole words, try searching with word fragments (e.g., “depres”, or “alc”). A word fragment search should return more groups than a whole word search (although some of the groups returned may be less directly relevant to what you are searching for).

Alternatively, select a problem area from the sample list of topics below:

Note: A selection in the drop-down box will override any content in the free-form text entry box above.

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