Andrew Martin was developed in 2012 by Andrew Martin, the President of Serene Recovery Network. Originally, the directory was called and changed its name in 2015 to when a large network of 75 directory websites was developed.

Andrew created after losing his wife to addiction and discovering how difficult it was to find credible information and resources about addiction, codependency, legal help, and family services. Andrew thought there should be a centralized location that covers everything from A to Z with regard to addiction treatment.

As Andrew searched the internet for addiction treatment directories, he discovered that many of the directories were actually advertisements for large treatment agencies. He also discovered many of the directories were sponsored by a small group of treatment agencies. Because these business models do not necessarily have the best interest of the consumer in mind, it was decided that would be different. is a true directory and review site, free from treatment agency ownership or referral contracts. does not conduct any referrals whatsoever. The directory lists information and provides a platform for consumer reviews, it also publishes hundreds of informative articles across the 75 network websites that discuss addiction related issues.