Below are support and self-help groups operating in Chester County, PA. The descriptions of the services they offer are from their websites. Inclusion in this list is not an endorsement of any particular organization.


Alcoholics Anonymous

An international fellowship of people who have had a drinking problem: nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about their drinking problem.


Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind.


Narcotics Anonymous

Offers recovery from the effects of addiction through working a twelve-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings. The group atmosphere provides help from peers and offers an ongoing support network for people who wish to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.


SMART Recovery

At its self-empowering, free mutual support meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction (drugs, alcohol, activities such as gambling or over-eating) focusing on ideas and techniques to help you change your life from one that is self-destructive and unhappy to one that is constructive and satisfying. Teaches scientifically validated methods designed to empower people to change and to develop a more positive lifestyle. Focuses on learning coping skills that work well short- and long-term.


Other Support Groups in Chester County

In addition to the recovery support groups listed above, many private behavioral therapists and addiction counseling practices offer support groups and group therapy sessions, at various price points. You can access a directory of Chester County private support groups by visiting Psychology Today.


Compass Mark does not specifically endorse the groups on this page, but are merely making a comprehensive list available to the general public.