If you’re struggling with drugs or alcohol in Kern County, California, you aren’t alone. Here are resources in your area.
Support Groups in Kern County if You’re Struggling with Drugs or Alcohol
Kern County Alcoholics Anonymous: 661-322-4025
AA is a 12-step support group focused on supporting those with a desire to quit drinking.
Kern County Narcotics Anonymous: 877-629-6759
NA is a 12-step support group focused on supporting those with a desire to quit using drugs.
Celebrate Recovery is a Christian-based 12-step fellowship for those struggling with hurt, pain, or addiction of any kind.
Online Recovery Meetings
If you can't make it to a meeting (or aren't sure you want to go in person) you can check one out online.
In the Rooms offers many types of online meetings for different addictive behaviors.
Recovery Dharma is a support group which uses Buddhist principles to heal from the suffering of addiction.
Refuge Recovery is a support group utilizing a Buddhist-inspired path to recover from addiction.
Alcoholics Anonymous Online Meetings. Offers confidential and comforting conferences and meetings.
Online 12-step speakers about their experiences with addiction. Includes videos and live conferences.
Online Narcotics Anonymous meetings. Includes information about process.
Addiction Treatment Resources in Kern County
Kern County Access & Assessment Center: 661-868-8080
Workit Health: 855-659-7734
Workit Health offers free Suboxone treatment for qualifying residents of Kern County, including medication & online therapy done virtually after a single in-person visit to our downtown Bakersfield clinic.
If you're court-mandated to complete a drug or alcohol program in Kern County:
Drug and Alcohol Assessments: 855-659-7734
Workit Health offers drug and alcohol assessments by licensed counselors at our downtown Bakersfield clinic.
Provides DUI services in several locations in Bakersfield.
Traffic and alcohol awareness school with locations throughout Kern County.
California Smokers Helpline: 1-800-662-8887
Tobacco Helpline: 1-800-844-2439
An online program + coaching to help you quit.
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As Workit Health's Head of Marketing, Kali Lux leans in to the culture gap between addiction, recovery, and medicine. She's interested in finding solutions that work for substance users better than drinking or drugging does, and believes Workit is one of them. She's written extensively on her own experience through addiction into long-term recovery. You can connect with her on Twitter @kalireadsbooks