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

Drug Alcohol Awareness Seminar: Wine for your Health: Truth and Myth

image On Wednesday, August 19, Cigna Behavioral Health presented a seminar on "Wine for your Health: Truth and Myth," as part of its Drug & Alcohol Awareness Seminar Series. 

To hear a free replay of the seminar, please visit

The speakers included Julie Dostal, Executive Director of the LEAF Council in Oneonta, NY (and NCADD Board Member and President of the Professional Association of Council Executives), and Bob Pezzolesi, Founding Director of the New York Alcohol Policy Alliance.

NCADD worked with Cigna in setting the topic and putting the seminar together.

Cigna Behavioral Health Education Series

TOPIC: Wine for your Health: Truth and MythThere's a great deal in the news about the benefits of drinking wine in moderation. The seminar offers the latest information on impacts of wine as it relates to cancer and cardiac health.  The benefits and the risks of drinking wine are weighed and some concrete suggestions for making better overall health decisions are offered.