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12 Step Programs & Recovery Groups

  • (ACA) Adult Children of Alcoholics

    http://www.adultchildren.org

    Adult Children of Alcoholics is a recovery program for adults whose lives were affected as a result of being raised in an alcoholic or other dysfunctional family. It is based on the success of Alcoholics Anonymous and employs its version of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions.

  • Al-Anon/Alateen

    https://al-anon.org

    Al-Anon members are people, just like you, who are worried about someone with a drinking problem.

  • (AA) Alcoholics Anonymous

    https://www.aa.org

    Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

  • (AAA) All Addictions Anonymous

    http://www.alladdictionsanonymous.org

    We bring people together, not based on the kind of addiction they have, but instead on the mutual need to recover. We believe this works because your addiction, whatever the form it takes, may be a symptom of a common spiritual problem we all share.

  • (ABA) Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous

    http://aba12steps.org

    ABA uses the Twelve-Step Program adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous to address the mental, emotional, and spiritual components of the disorders of anorexia and bulimia. Many people who identify compulsive overeating as the primary component of their eating disorder have been able to relate to our program and have found recovery through it. They are welcome to participate in our Fellowship.

  • Bettors Anonymous

    http://www.bettorsanonymous.org

    The Twelve Steps of Bettors Anonymous are a suggested program of recovery. They are spiritual in nature, which if practiced as a way of life, can expel the obsession to bet and enable the sufferer to become happily and usefully whole.

  • (CDA) Chemically Dependent Anonymous

    http://cdaweb.org

    Chemically Dependent Anonymous is a 12-step fellowship for anyone seeking freedom from drug and alcohol addiction. We of CDA do not make distinctions in the recovery process based on any particular substance. The basis of our program is abstinence from all mood-changing and mind-altering chemicals, including street-type drugs, alcohol and unnecessary medication.

  • (CLA) Clutterers Anonymous

    https://clutterersanonymous.org

    Clutterers Anonymous℠ is a Fellowship of compulsive clutterers who practice a 12-Step and 12-Tradition program modeled after Alcoholics Anonymous® (A.A.®). Just as alcoholics join A.A. to arrest the disease of alcoholism, and gamblers join Gamblers Anonymous to arrest the compulsion to gamble, we join CLA℠ to arrest the compulsion to clutter, one day at a time.

  • Co-Anon

    http://www.co-anon.org/

    The Co-Anon Family Groups have but one purpose-to help the family members and friends of someone who is addicted to cocaine or other mind-altering substances.

  • (CA) Cocaine Anonymous

    https://ca.org

    Cocaine Anonymous is a Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others recover from their addiction.

  • (CoDA) Co-Dependents Anonymous

    http://coda.org

    A fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships.

  • Compulsive Eaters Anonymous

    http://www.ceahow.org

    CEA-HOW is a 12-step program in which men and women meet to help solve their common problem of compulsive eating. We consider this phrase to include overeating, binge eating, anorexia, bulimia, and other food-related compulsive behaviors.

  • (CMA) Crystal Meth Anonymous

    https://crystalmeth.org

    Crystal Meth Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, so they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from addiction to crystal meth. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using.

  • Debtors Anonymous

    http://debtorsanonymous.org

    Debtors Anonymous offers hope for people whose use of unsecured debt causes problems and suffering in their lives and the lives of others.

  • Dual Recovery Anonymous

    http://www.draonline.org

    Dual Recovery Anonymous™ is an independent, nonprofessional, Twelve Step, self-help membership organization for people with a dual diagnosis.

  • (EDA) Eating Disorders Anonymous

    http://www.eatingdisordersanonymous.org

    Our primary purpose is to recover from our eating disorders and to carry this message of recovery to others with eating disorders.

  • Emotional Health Anonymous

    http://emotionalhealthanonymous.org

    Emotional Health Anonymous is based on the same 12 steps as Alcoholics Anonymous only adapted to people who suffer from emotional problems not related to substance abuse. Many of us were driven into EHA by depression, severe anxiety, anger brought on by chronic resentment along with many other debilitating emotional symptoms.

  • Emotions Anonymous

    http://emotionsanonymous.org

    EA provides a warm and accepting group setting in which to share experiences without fear of criticism. Through weekly support meetings, members discover they are not alone in their struggles. We may each have different symptoms, but the underlying emotions are the same or similar.

  • (FA) Families Anonymous

    http://www.familiesanonymous.org

    Families Anonymous is a 12 Step fellowship for the families and friends who have known a feeling of desperation concerning the destructive behavior of someone very near to them, whether caused by drugs, alcohol, or related behavioral problems.

  • (FAA) Food Addicts Anonymous

    http://foodaddictsanonymous.org/

    Our mission is to offer hope to suffering food addicts. We are recovering together one day at a time from the biochemical disease of food addiction.

  • (FA) Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

    https://www.foodaddicts.org

    Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) offers relief from the symptoms of eating disorders and guidance on living in recovery.

  • (GA) Gamblers Anonymous

    http://www.gamblersanonymous.org

    GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.

  • (HA) Heroin Anonymous

    http://heroinanonymous.org

    Heroin Anonymous (HA) is a fellowship of men and women who have found a better way of life, free from heroin addiction. Our fellowship is based on a twelve-step program of recovery—and if you wish to join us, we are here to share what we have found.

  • Love Addicts Anonymous

    http://loveaddicts.org

    Love Addicts Anonymous was started to provide a safe place where love addicts could come together and recover from love addiction. In LAA we will share our experience, strength and hope with each other.

  • (MA) Marijuana Anonymous

    https://www.marijuana-anonymous.org

    Our primary purpose is to stay free of marijuana and to help the marijuana addict who still suffers achieve the same freedom.

  • (NA) Narcotics Anonymous

    https://www.na.org

    NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean.

  • (NicA) Nicotine Anonymous

    https://nicotine-anonymous.org

    The primary purpose of Nicotine Anonymous is to help all those who would like to cease using tobacco and nicotine products in any form.

  • (OA) Overeaters Anonymous

    https://oa.org

    No matter what your problem with food — compulsive overeating, under-eating, food addiction, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, or overexercising — we have a solution.

  • Parents Anonymous

    http://parentsanonymous.org

    Parents Anonymous (PA) is a self-help group for parents who have abused their children.

  • Pills Anonymous

    http://www.pillsanonymous.org

    Our primary purpose is to carry the message to the addict who still suffers. We work together to stay clean and help others achieve the same freedom.

  • (SAA) Sex Addicts Anonymous

    https://saa-recovery.org

    Sex Addicts Anonymous is a twelve-step program for people who want to stop their addictive sexual behavior.

  • Sexaholics Anonymous

    https://www.sa.org

    Our primary purpose is to stay sexually sober and help others to achieve sexual sobriety.

  • Sexual Compulsives Anonymous

    https://sca-recovery.org/

    Sexual Compulsives Anonymous is a twelve-step program for people who want to stop having compulsive sex.

  • Spenders Anonymous

    http://www.spenders.org

    Spenders Anonymous is a community of women and men sharing our experience, strength and hope as we work toward clarity in our relationship with money.

  • Survivors of Incest Anonymous

    http://www.siawso.org

    We empower those who have survived childhood sexual abuse (who are not abusing any child), who want to become survivors and thrivers.

  • Workaholics Anonymous

    http://www.workaholics-anonymous.org

    Our primary purpose is to stop working compulsively and to carry the message of recovery to workaholics who still suffer.

Government Entities

  • (NIAAA) National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

    https://www.niaaa.nih.gov

    The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems by conducting and supporting research in a wide range of scientific areas, including genetics, neuroscience, epidemiology, health risks and benefits of alcohol consumption, prevention, and treatment...

  • (NIDA) National Institute on Drug Abuse

    https://www.drugabuse.gov

    Our mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.

  • (SAMHSA) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

    https://www.samhsa.gov

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

  • Smokefree.gov

    https://smokefree.gov

    Smokefree.gov provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking.

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