It is critical to educate that substance use and mental disorders are treatable. And that people should seek assistance for these conditions with the same urgency that they would with any health condition.

There is Hope

21.5 million people in the U.S. ages 12 or older have a substance use disorder. Last year, APAA helped 1,100 individuals get on a recovery path. APAA is one of the nation's most innovative and successful recovery programs with an 80% retention rate. Our recovery services work.


My recovery...

My recovery...

" the most important thing. What sobriety... what recovery has done for me is fulfilling. I am a whole person." ~Vonda, APAA Peer & PAC Leader

What We Do

Peer to Peer

Recovery Community Support

APAA is a non-profit organization with the purpose of providing recovery support services for individuals in or seeking recovery from alcohol or drug addiction. We are a peer-driven and peer-led recovery community support program that offers peer-to-peer recovery management and promotes volunteerism within the recovery community. There is a solution.

There is Hope

Leading Organization

The Association of Persons Affected by Addiction (APAA) is a leading Recovery Community Support Organization that encourages and support personal recovery by offering non-clinical peer to peer assistance that help support recovery, reduce relapse, and promote high-level wellness in individuals, families and the community .


Proven Leadership

The very thing that tried to take me out is now paying my bills. I am in long term recovery and proud of it. ~APAA Peer



We are in the heart of the community, providing recovery services that make a measurable difference. ~APAA CEO

Recovery Coaching

Non-clinical Assistance
  • Grassroots
  • Peer Led
  • 501(c)(3) Agency
  • Award Winning
  • Nationally Renowned
  • Peer Driven