Information & Referral

If you have come to our site seeking information, guidance, or referral services for yourself or another person, you have come to the right place. Wellspring is here to provide education and support to those who need assistance confronting the disease of alcoholism and drug dependence.

Information & Referral

Treatment Referrals
Suffering from an addiction problem? We can help you find a treatment facility. You can either browse through our local Treatment Directory, allow us to make suggested referrals by using our self-administered Screening Tool, or if you prefer speaking with one of our professionals, call our confidential Referral Helpline. We are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. You can also contact us via email at While not intended to diagnose a substance abuse problem, each of these options will help narrow your search for a program that best meets your needs. Note that the options provided do not represent an exhaustive list of all available programs or constitute an endorsement of particular programs. However, these are programs we have worked with and have consistently received positive feedback from those who have accessed their services. If you live outside of Middlesex County New Jersey, you can get help now by calling the New Jersey Addiction Services Hotline anytime at 844-276-2777. You can also access the New Jersey Mental Health Cares Information and Referral Helpline at 1-866-202-HELP (4357).
If you live outside of New Jersey, reach out to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence at or 212-269-7797 to find your nearest local resources.
Jason Surks Memorial Resource Center
The Jason Surks Memorial Prevention Resource Center at Wellspring serves as a clearinghouse for free information about alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Explore our vast collection of online information and helpful links, or visit us at our East Brunswick, NJ location to access free pamphlets, posters and DVD lending library.
More than just a physical and web-based library, our Resource Center is people. If you need assistance planning an educational program, need information for a health fair, or would like to contract with our staff to provide presentations in your community, please call us at 732-254-3344 or send us an email request at

Americans in Their 20s and 30s Account for Almost Half of U.S. Wine Consumption


Americans in their 20s and 30s account for almost half of the wine consumed in the United States, according to a report from the industry nonprofit Wine Market Council.

The council found Americans ages 21 to 38, known as millennials, drank 42 percent of all wine in the United States in 2015.

They drank 159.6 million cases of wine, or an average of two cases per person, according to USA Today.

Millennials made up 30 percent of “high frequency” drinkers, who drink several times per week. High-frequency millennial drinkers consumed 3.1 glasses of wine in one sitting, more than other generations. Two-thirds of frequent drinkers under 30 were women. Among millennials in their 30s, frequent drinkers were split evenly among men and women.

People in their 20s and 30s are spending more on wine, the report found. The average retail cost of a bottle of wine was $7.81 in 2015. The study found 17 percent of millennials paid more than $20 for a bottle of wine in the past month, compared with 10 percent among all age groups.

Millennials were less likely than Baby Boomers to purchase wine from California, the most popular wine producer, the article notes.

More than half of millennials who drink wine said they talk about it on Facebook.

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