recovery links

12-STEP PROGRAM LINKS

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Group support meetings throughout San Francisco helping people recover from alcoholism, achieve and maintain sobriety. AA operates a 24-hour telephone line (415-674-1821), staffed by volunteer AA members who will help find meeting times and locations convenient for callers. Meetings and literature also available in Spanish. www.aasf.org

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA)

Adult Children of Alcoholics is a Twelve Step, Twelve-Tradition program of women and men who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes. Visit the website for more information: www.adultchildren.org.

Alanon

If your life has been affected by someone else’s drinking; you are an Al-Anon or Alateen member or a professional working in the field of alcoholism. Call (415) 626-5633 for a list of all Alanon meetings in Northern California. www.al-anon.alateen.org

Cocaine Anonymous (CA)

A phone message gives free listing of local meetings; members to contact and support for people who desire to end their addiction 24-hour helpline (415) 821-6155. (CA) is a 12 step based self-help group www.ca.org

Co-Dependents Anonymous (CODA)

Co-Dependents Anonymous is 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 fulfilling relationships. Meets daily through out San Francisco. Call (415) 905-6331 for meeting times and location. www.codependents.org

Crystal Meth Anonymous (CMA)

The members meet regularly to share support and fellowship, and create a safe environment to stay clean. This is a spiritual program. We can define for ourselves the nature of our personal relationship with spirituality, for now we accept that something has helped us stay clean. www.norcalcma.org

Debtors Anonymous

Debtor’s 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 compulsive debting. Meets daily Call (415) 522-9099 for meeting times and location. www.debtorsanonymous.org

Dual Recovery Anonymous (DRA)

Is an independent, nonprofessional, twelve step, self-help fellowship organization for people with a dual diagnosis. Our goal is to help men and women who experience a dual illness. We are chemically dependent and we are also affected by an emotional or psychiatric illness.  www.draonline.org

Marijuana Anonymous

We who are marijuana addicts know the answer to this question. Marijuana controls our lives! We lose interest in all else; our dreams go up in smoke. Ours is a progressive illness often leading us to addictions to other drugs, including alcohol. Our lives, our thinking, and our desires center around marijuana. www.marijuana-anonymous.org

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

A nonprofit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. Regular meetings for recovering addicts to help each other stay clean. Meeting information available 24 hour a day through the help line: (415) 864-3155. Meetings and literature are also available in Spanish. www.na.org

Nicotine Anonymous

A Non-Profit 12 Step Fellowship of men and women helping each other live nicotine-free lives. The Fellowship offers group support and recovery using the 12 Steps as adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous to achieve abstinence from nicotine.  www.nicotine-anonymous.org

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive overeating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Unlike other organizations, OA is not just about weight loss, obesity or diets; it addresses physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. It is not a religious organization and does not promote any particular diet. To address weight loss, OA encourages members to develop a food plan with a health care professional and a sponsor. If you want to stop your compulsive eating, welcome to Overeaters Anonymous. Meets daily throughout San Francisco. Call (415) 436-0651for meeting times and location. www.oa.org

Sex Addicts Anonymous

Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so they may overcome their sexual addiction and help others recover from sexual addiction or dependency. Membership is open to all who share a desire to stop addictive sexual behavior. There is no other requirement. Our common goals are to become sexually healthy and to help other sex addicts achieve freedom from compulsive sexual behavior. Sex Addicts Anonymous is a spiritual program based on the principles and traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. www.bayareasaa.org

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and seek recovery from sex and/or love addiction or avoidance. Call: 415-979-4715 for more information. www.slaa-sfeb.org National website: www.slaafws.org