Below you will find a list of 12 Step Self Help Groups, Self-Help Fellowships The following represents only a partial list of some of the most widely available self-help, recovery support groups:
- Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) www.aa.org. An international fellowship of men and women who come together to share their experience, strength and hope with the purpose of staying sober and helping other alcoholics to achieve sobriety. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. Services and materials are available in Spanish, French and English.
- Al-Anon/ALATEEN www.al-anon.alateen.org. Al-Anon/Alateen offers hope and recovery to all people affected by the alcoholism of a loved one or friend, whether the person you are concerned about is still drinking or not. Support for friends and families.
- Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA) www.adultchildren.org. Adult Children of Alcoholics is an anonymous Twelve Step program for people who grew up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional home.
- Cocaine Anonymous (CA) www.ca.org. CA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction. The primary purpose is to stay free from cocaine and all other mind-altering substances, and to help others achieve the same freedom.
- Crystal Meth Anonymous www.crystalmeth.org. Crystal Meth Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other. Working together so that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from addiction to crystal meth. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using.
- Dual Recovery Anonymous www.draonline.org. An independent, twelve-step, self-help organization for people with a dual diagnosis of chemical dependence and an emotional or psychiatric illness. Dual Recovery addresses how both illnesses affect all areas of life.
- Marijuana Anonymous (MA) www.marijuana-anonymous.org. Marijuana Anonymous is a 12-Step fellowship that addresses the common problem of marijuana addiction. There are in-person and online meetings. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using marijuana.
- Narcotics Anonymous (NA) www.na.org. NA is a fellowship of men and women who come together for the purpose of sharing their recovery from drug abuse. NA members are working together in a spirit of unity and cooperation to carry their message of recovery. The only requirement for membership is the desire to stop using.
- Nar-Anon Family Groups (Nar-Anon) www.nar-anon.org. Nar-Anon is a twelve-step program designed to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend.
- Nicotine Anonymous www.nicotine-anonymous.org. Nicotine Anonymous is a 12 Step Fellowship of people helping each other live nicotine-free lives. Nicotine Anonymous welcomes all those seeking freedom from nicotine addiction, including those using cessation programs and nicotine withdrawal aids.
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