Resources

Recovery Self-Help Groups

Self-help groups can complement and extend the effects of professional treatment. This group therapy model draws on the social support offered by peer discussion to help promote and sustain drug-free lifestyles. These groups offer an added layer of community-level social support to help people in recovery with abstinence and other healthy lifestyle goals.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Recovery from alcohol addiction through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings
  • Celebrate Recovery (CR): Recovery from drug addiction through a Christ-centered, 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings
  • Cocaine Anonymous (CA): Recovery from cocaine addiction through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings
  • Crystal Meth Anonymous: Recovery from crystal meth addiction through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings
  • Dual Recovery Anonymous: Recovery from joint chemical dependence & emotional/psychiatric illness through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings
  • Heroin Anonymous: Recovery from heroin addiction through a 12-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings
  • Marijuana Anonymous: Recovery from marijuana addiction through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings
  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA): Recovery from drug addiction through a 12-step program including regular attendance at group meetings
  • SMART Recovery®: A 4-Point Program® that helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors by teaching participants how to change self-defeating thinking, emotions, and actions
  • Al-Anon Family Groups: Helps family and friends recover from the effects of someone else’s drinking through a 12-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings
  • Nar-Anon: Helps family and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

 

This program is made possible in part by the support of the Jefferson County Public Health Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham.