Helping People Find and Form Self-Help Support Groups



The New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse, through its toll-free NJ helpline 1-800-367-6274. provides contacts for over 8,100 local self-help groups in New Jersey. Also helps those in NJ interested in joining with others to start new self-help groups. Website currently contains information on just under one-thousand local abuse, addiction, mental health group meetings and those groups reach out to thousands more. Website also has literature, training schedule, and more.


Are you looking for a national, international, one-of-a-kind, telephone or online support group?  If so, check out the SourceBook Online.  Search through the database online.




American Self-Help Group Clearinghouse has a keyword-searchable database of over 1,100 national, international, model and online self-help support groups for addictions, bereavement, health, mental health, disabilities, abuse, parenting, caregiver concerns and many other stressful life situations. Also lists local self-help clearinghouses worldwide, research studies, information on starting face-to-face and online groups, and a registry for persons interested in starting national or international self-help groups.


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The American and New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouses is a program of Saint Clare’s Health System and is made possible by funding from the NJ Division of Mental Health and Addictions Services. This website is made possible through the generous support of Medical Education Fund and CenterSite, LLC.