Additional Options for 12-Step type Programs

While Alcoholics Anonymous is a quality program that has helped many members become and stay sober in their lives, it is not the only program to offer such support. Finding a program that works best for you is an important step to successfully supporting your own recovery and growth. Below are several options that offer support for addiction recovery and have local meetings available.

SMART Recovery (Self-Management And Recovery Training)

SMART Recovery’s 4-Point Program® supports people who want to recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including: alcoholism, drug abuse, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities. SMART Recovery focuses on changing negative thinking, managing emotions and choosing your actions consciously to work toward a more satisfying and successful life. Local groups can be found at

Refuge Recovery

Refuge Recovery offers mindfulness-based addiction recovery support that uses Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Refuge Recovery draws from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths with an emphasis on knowledge and empathy as a path to overcoming addiction. Those struggling with any kind of addiction can benefit when they seek to understand the suffering that addiction has created and develop compassion for the pain they have experienced. Local groups can be found at

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery is a 12-Step program, similar to Alcoholics Anonymous, blended with the Christian teachings of Jesus Christ. Celebrate Recovery also uses its 8 Principles based on the Beatitudes to support the sobriety, spiritual health and success of its members. Local groups can be found at

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