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

Dr. Westley Clark Retires from SAMHSA

image H. Westley Clark, MD, JD, MPH, CAS, FASAM has retired as Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), a post he held for 16 years.

CSAT is part of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA.)

Dr. Clark led CSAT's national effort to provide effective and accessible treatment to all Americans with addictive disorders

In a letter to Dr. Clark, NCADD President/CEO Andrew N. Pucher stated, "The addiction field has been fortune to have you leading SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. And NCADD appreciates the excellent working relationship and cooperation you have always extended to us."

Dr. Clark participated in NCADD's 2013 Conference of Affiliates and helped NCADD's Affiliate in Southeast Pennsylvania to pull in record crowds during the 2011 Recovery Walk. He is the recipient of NCADD's 2011 NCADD Gold Key Award which is an award established to honor individuals who have made outstanding contribution to the field of alcoholism on a national level.

Dr. Clark was the former chief of the Associated Substance Abuse Programs at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (DVAMC) in San Francisco, California and a former associate clinical professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to his duties at the DVAMC, Dr. Clark served as a senior program consultant to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Substance Abuse Policy Program, a co-investigator on a number of the National Institute on Drug Abuse-funded research grants in conjunction with UCSF.

NCADD, its Board, staff National Network of Affiliates would like to wish Dr. Clark the best of luck on his retirement.