Alcoholics Anonymous is a support group for those suffering of an addiction to alcohol. For more information and meeting times, contact 618-239-0408.
 
Adult Children of Alcohoics (ACOA) is a fellowship of individuals recovering from the effects of having been brought up in an alcoholic household or dysfunctional family. For more information contact 618-397-2467 and ask for meeting times and locations. You may also contact Gateway Regional Medical Center, 2100 Madison Ave., Granite City Ill., at 618-798-3000 or ACOA of St. Clair County, 203 N. 70th St., Belleville, Ill. at 618-397-0584.
 
Alcoholic Rehabilitation Community Home A.R.C.H. is located at 1313 21st St. in Granite City, Ill. The agency is a long term residential rehabilitation center and halfway house which offers treatment to chemically dependent males over the age of 18. Cost is based on a sliding scale. For more information call 618-877-4987.
 
Center for Addictions Rehabilitation and Treatment Services (ARTS)  913 Martin Luther King Dr., East. St. Louis Ill., offers outpatient services for addiction treatment under the auspices of Comprehensive Mental Health Center. Provides residential services at different sites. Fees are based on a sliding scale. For more information contact 618-482-7385 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.; after hours services are available.
 
Chestnut Health Systems Inc.  12 North 64th St., Belleville. Offers outpatient mental health counseling, alcohol education; 24-hour emergency crisis outreach; residential placement; supportive employment; preadmission screening; psychiatric and child/adolescent case management and therapy. For more information call 618-397-0900. Costs are based on a sliding scale and medical cards are accepted. Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m.
 
Cornell Interventions, 302 N. 5th St. East St. Louis, offers an outpatient methadone maintenance program for adult males and females. The program also services dually diagnosed or mentally ill substance abusers. For more information call 618-271-5975. Hours are from 6 a.m. until 3:30 ap.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and from 6 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Fees are based on a sliding scale.
 
Gamblers Anonymous The purpose of Gambler's Anonymous is to help complusive gamblers quit gambling and to help family members cope with the gambler who lives with them. Meetings are offered at the following locations: Union Methodist Church. 721 East Main St., Belleville, Ill. Monday at 7:30 p.m.
 
Gateway Foundation 7 North High St., Belleville, Ill. Out patient program provides diagnostic and non-residential teatment for chemically dependent youth and adults; includes individual and group counseling, intensive outpatient, aftercare, women's and MISA programs. Costs are based on a sliding scale. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m until 9 p.m. and on Friday from 9 a.m until 5 p.m. For more information call 618-234-9005
 
Gateway Foundation 600 West Lincoln, Caseyville, Ill., provides residential and detox services. For more information call 618-345-8313.
 
Gateway Regional Medical Center - Behavioral Health Services 2100 Madison Ave., Granite City, Ill. Offers outpatient and inpatient mental health, dual diagnosis and chemical dependency services for children, adolescents an adults. Care for behavioral health needs; partial hospitalization, intensive out patient programs, group therapy, psychological testing, inpatient behavioral health services and inpatient detox. Screening and referral services available 24 hours a day through the Resource Center. Cost: Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, self pay. 618-798-3922.
 
Harbor Light, 3010 Washington Ave., St. Louis. provides a halfway house for alcoholic and drug addicts and emergency services for detox to men. Hours are from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call 314-652-3310.
 
Human Service Center of Southern Metro East, 10257 State Route 3, Red Bud, provides alcohol/substance abuse and DUI services. Hours are from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 618-282-6233.
 
InTouch (Illinois Network ot Organize Understanding of Community Health), 500 Wilshire, Belleville. InTouch is a statewide prevention administrative program for alcohol and other drug problems. Hours are from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call 618-397-8930.
 
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD),  140 Iowa St., Belleville. Provides support for family and friends of victims of drunk driving accidents. For more information call 618-277-6222.
 
National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse - St. Louis Area 8790 Manchester Rd., St. Louis, Mo. Serves St. Louis and Illinois residents. Provides short-term counseling and referral, treatment referral service, and access to a collection of films, videos, audio cassettes, literature, books, magazines, newsletters and reports related to alcohol and other drug addictions. Call 314-962-3456 for information, Hours are Monday through Friday from 9 until 5 p.m.
 
TASC (Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities), 218A W. Main St., Belleville, has a drug program that offers evaluation, court liaison, referral and case management services for persons 17 years or older who are non-violent offenders. Hours are from 8:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Monday and 8:30 until 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. For more information call 618-277-0410.