12 Step Fellowships: Which Kind Of ‘A’ Are You?

By May 23, 2017 Uncategorized

In some ways, recovery really began in America in 1935, with the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous and the creation of the 12 Steps.

For many years after that, AA remained the main the central resource for people hoping to overcome addiction by following that simple program.

But over time, the suggestions and tenets of AA have served as fertile soil for other recovery fellowships to sprout up.

No matter what your addiction, it’s almost guaranteed that you can find a fellowship specifically suited for you and your needs.

Here’s a list of just some of the options open to people in 12 Step recovery:

AA – Alcoholics Anonymous

CA – Cocaine Anonymous

CLA – Clutterers Anonymous

CMA – Crystal Meth Anonymous

CODA – Codependents Anonymous

DA – Debtors Anonymous

EA – Emotions Anonymous

FA – Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

GA – Gamblers Anonymous

HA – Heroin Anonymous

MA – Marijuana Anonymous

NA – Narcotics Anonymous

N/A – Neurotics Anonymous

NicA – Nicotine Anonymous

OA – Overeaters Anonymous

OLGA – Online Gamers Anonymous

PA – Pills Anonymous

SA – Sexaholics Anonymous

SA – Smokers Anonymous

SLAA – Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

UA – Underearners Anonymous

WA – Workaholics Anonymous

And that’s not including the partner programs, like Alanon, Alateen, Gam-Anon, Gam-Ateen and more!

You might be surprised to find out what options you might find through just a simple Google search.

It’s up to you to build the recovery program that works for you. You might even find that you want to be a member of several fellowships. People in recovery call themselves double or triple winners depending on how many groups they identify with.

If you’d like help navigating your options, our kind and knowledgeable staff is on hand to walk you through it. Call us today!