Resources for Recovery - sources of help for addicts and their families:
Alcoholics Anonymous World Services;
Narcotics Anonymous World Services;
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration treatment finder;
Al-Anon Family Groups;
Nar-Anon Family Groups;
Co-Dependents Anonymous World Fellowship

12 Step Groups--
Fellowships* which follow variations of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous :

Al-Anon/Alateen, for friends and family members of alcoholics

AA - Alcoholics Anonymous 

ACA - Adult Children of Alcoholics 

CA - Cocaine Anonymous 

CLA - Clutterers Anonymous

CMA - Crystal Meth Anonymous 

CoDA - Co-Dependents Anonymous, for people working to end patterns of dysfunctional relationships and develop functional and healthy relationships 

Co-Anon, for friends and family of addicts

COSA - Codependents of Sex Addicts
see list at

COSLAA - CoSex and Love Addicts Anonymous

DA - Debtors Anonymous

EA - Emotions Anonymous, for recovery from mental and emotional illness 

EHA - Emotional Health Anonymous, for recovery from mental and emotional illness 

FA - Families Anonymous, for relatives and friends of addicts
see External Links at 

FA - Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous 

FAA - Food Addicts Anonymous 

GA - Gamblers Anonymous

Gam-Anon/Gam-A-Teen, for friends and family members of problem gamblers

MA - Marijuana Anonymous

NA - Narcotics Anonymous

NAIL - Neurotics Anonymous, for recovery from mental and emotional illness
See article and links at

Nar-Anon, for friends and family members of addicts

NicA - Nicotine Anonymous

PA - Pills Anonymous, for recovery from presciption pill addiction.

RA - Reentry Anonymous, for recovery of criminal addiction and ex-offender reentry support
(as of January 7, 2011, this site does not appear to be online)

OA - Overeaters Anonymous 

OLGA - Online Gamers Anonymous

SA - Smokers Anonymous

SA - Sexaholics Anonymous 

SAA - Sex Addicts Anonymous 

SCA - Sexual Compulsives Anonymous 

SLAA - Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

SIA - Survivors of Incest Anonymous

WA - Workaholics Anonymous

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