WeHo’s Substance Abuse Services Guide Provides Resources for Recovery Treatment


The first week of January is like rush week as New Year’s resolutions jam-packs gyms and the rooms of recovery across the nation with individuals vowing to live healthier lives. The City of West Hollywood updated their Substance Abuse Services Guide this past September during National Recovery Month to list agencies that provide substance abuse and addiction recovery treatment in West Hollywood and its surrounding areas.

The guide also reminds those who may not be ready to get clean and sober that fentanyl is a deadly synthetic opioid found in substances such as heroin, methamphetamine, ecstasy, molly, and other recreational drugs. A lethal dose is almost undetectable. Test your drugs with fentanyl test strips.

(213) 201-1600 www.aplahealth.org
Health services, HIV support services, and prevention/health education for people living with and affected by HIV, the LGBT community, and other underserved communities. Party Wise Crystal Methamphetamine Program offers risk-reduction trainings, support groups and community events for gay men who use methamphetamine. For more information contact Roger Sediles at (323) 329-9908 or rsediles@apla.org. See page 7 in this booklet for info about APLA Health’s Fentanyl Awareness Campaign.

(424) 209-7507 www.awakeningrecovery.org
An affordable and safe sober living environment for men that motivates sustained recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction through its comprehensive structure.

CAST Centers
(323) 421-7595 www.castcenters.com
An outpatient program for chemical dependency, dual diagnosis and mental health treatment. Scholarships are available for West Hollywood residents.

Substance Use Prevention & Treatment Program (323) 361-2463
A state-certified program that aims to reduce alcohol and drug-related harm in an outpatient approach. The program serves youth ages 10-17 and young adults ages 18-25 by offering education and support to their families and significant others.

(323) 463-1601 www.friendscommunitycenter.org
Provides services for and conducts research with substance-using gay and bisexual men, other men who have sex with men, and high-risk transgender women.

(323) 993-7448
Provides addiction recovery services, outpatient treatment, Crystal Meth support groups, and one-on-one therapy.

(323) 662-0855 www.mcintyrehouse.org
McIntyre House offers a residential rehabilitation experience for men seeking recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction.

(888) 777-8565 www.tarzanatc.org
Provides inpatient medical withdrawal management and psychiatric stabilization, residential and outpatient substance use disorder treatment, outpatient mental health, and residential rehab for teens/youth and adults; primary care clinics; and HIV/AIDS services including specialty medical care.

A group used for people to offer information, education and support to talk openly and freely about their own recovery from meth use or recovering from the trauma of their loved ones’ use.

(866) 594-8844 www.twintowntreatmentcenters.com
Offers six intensive outpatient treatment programs for adult and adolescent addictions in Los Angeles and Orange County (including West Hollywood location). Accepts most insurance plans and/or flex payment schedules.

(323) 463-4266
The mission of the Van Ness Recovery House is to meet the critical needs of the LGBT community for alcohol and drug addiction recovery. Utilizing the principles of Alcoholic Anonymous, Van Ness Recovery House provides day and residential treatment, sober living, education, prevention, and outreach services in a supportive and chemically free environment. Services are available to anyone regardless of ability to pay or HIV status. Cost of treatment is also covered through Medi-Cal.

The WHRC and Log Cabin meetings as of 8/12.
(Ladies Friday Night Out, Sunday Women’s Clambake, Sisters in Sobriety, Nicotine Anonymous, Two Books, & Hollywood Afterhours meetings are temporarily moved online. See www.thewhrc.org for Zoom info)

7:30 a.m. AA : Promises – Log Cabin
7:45 a.m. AA: On Awakening Women’s – WHRC Rm 1 8:30 a.m. SLAA: Thank God It’s Monday – WHRC Rm 2 6:15 p.m. AA: Third of July – Log Cabin
7:00 p.m. CMA: The Promises – WHRC Rm 2
7:45 p.m. AA: City Solutions – WHRC Rm 1
8:30 p.m. AA: How It Works aka Chinatown – Log Cabin 9:00 p.m. CMA: Sex & Sobriety – WHRC Rm 2

6:30 a.m. AA: Book Study Share – WHRC Rm 1 7:30 a.m. AA: Early Bird Workshop – Log Cabin 12:00 p.m. AA: Tuesday Nooners – WHRC Rm 2 5:30 p.m. AA: One Speaker – WHRC Rm 2
6:30 p.m. AA: Tuesday After Work – WHRC Rm 1 7:00 p.m. CMA: Sobriety & HIV Meeting – WHRC Rm 2 8:00 p.m. AA: Queer & Anonymous – WHRC Rm 1 8:00 p.m. AA: CreAAtives – Log Cabin
8:30 p.m. AA: See You Next Tuesday – WHRC Rm 2

7:30 a.m. AA: Joy of Living – Log Cabin
8:30 a.m. SLAA: Healthy Relationships – WHRC Rm 2 5:30 p.m. AA: In By 5:30 Out By 6:15 – WHRC Rm 1
7:30 p.m. SLAA: Restored To Sanity– WHRC Rm 2 10:00 p.m. AA: New Freedom – WHRC Rm 1

6:30 a.m. AA: Step Study Share WHRC Rm 1
7:30 a.m. AA: Step & Tradition – Log Cabin
12:00 p.m. AA: It’s All About Me – WHRC Rm 2 12:30 p.m. OA: Stairway To Recovery – WHRC Rm 1 6:30 p.m. AA: Housecleaning – WHRC Rm 1
6:30 p.m. AA: (Mens) There Lis Ea TSoHluAtioLn –DWOHSREC Rm 2
8:00 p.m. AA: Weho Young Peoples – WHRC Rm 2
8:15 p.m. CA: Wholesale Miracles – Log Cabin
10:00 p.m. AA: WANGL We Are Not A Glum Lot – WHRC Rm 2

7:30 a.m. AA: Thank God It’s Friday – Log Cabin
7:00 p.m. AA: Best of Old Time AA – WHRC Rm 2
8:00 p.m. NA: The Real Deal – Log Cabin
8:30 p.m. MA: Blunt Recovery Marijuana Anonymous – WHRC Rm 2

9:00 a.m. AA: Survivors– WHRC Rm 2
9:30 a.m. CEA-HOW: Compulsive Eaters Anonymous– WHRC Rm 1 10:00 a.m. SLAA: Beach Boyz (Mens): Log Cabin
11:00 a.m. Al-Anon: New Freedom & Happiness – WHRC Rm 2 11:00 a.m. SLAA: Tools of Recovery – WHRC Rm 1
12:30 p.m. AA: Epiphany – WHRC Rm 1 – WHRC Rm 1
1:00 p.m. ACA: WEHO Men’s ACA – WHRC Rm 2
2:30 p.m. CMA: Crystal Clear – WHRC Rm 1
4:30 p.m. AA: Nadezhda (Russian) – WHRC Rm 1
5:30 p.m. AA: You Are Not Alone – WHRC Rm 2
6:00 p.m. AA: Sharing From The Heart (Tiny Tears) – Log Cabin
10:00 p.m. NA: Saturday Late Night – WHRC Rm 1

8:00 a.m. AA: Sunday Log Cabin – Log Cabin
9:00 a.m. AA: On Awakening – WHRC Rm 2
10:00 a.m. AA: Clean & Sober – Log Cabin
11:00 a.m. SLAA: Serenity on Sunday – WHRC Rm 2
12:05 a.m. OA: Courage To Change – WHRC Rm 1
6:30 p.m. NA: The Journey Continues – WHRC Rm 1
7:00 p.m. CMA: Sun Night Round Robin – WHRC Rm 2

Acronym Definitions & 12 Step Groups
AA — Alcoholics Anonymous (800) 923-8422 www.lacoaa.org
AL ANON — Al-Anon, Alanon 818) 760-7122 www.alanonla.org
CA — Cocaine Anonymous (888) 714-8341 www.ca4la.org
CEA — Compulsive Eaters Anonymous (323) 660-4333 www.ceahow.org
CMA — Crystal Meth Anonymous (877) 262-6691 www.cmainla.com
CODA — Codependents Anonymous Los Angeles Office (323) 969-4995
GA — Gamblers Anonymous
MA — Marijuana Anonymous
NA — Narcotics Anonymous
OA — Overeaters Anonymous
SCA — Sexual Compulsives Anonymous (323) 570-2659 www.scalosangeles.org
SLAA — Sex & Love Addicts Anonymous (323) 957-4881 www.slaalosangeles.org
UA — Underearners Anonymous www.underearnersanonymous.org

To learn more about West Hollywood’s Substance Abuse Guide, visit:


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9 months ago

THANK YOU FOR THIS POST! It’s so true about rush week. The gym will be a nightmare for the next 2 months.