Substance Abuse & Addiction Recovery Resources:
A Woman’s Guide Through the 12 Steps by Stephanie Covington, PhD
Mindfulness & The 12 Steps by Therese Jacobs-Stewart
Passages through Recovery – An Action Plan for Preventing Relapse by Terence T. Gorski
Addiction & Grace by Gerald G. May, MD
Drop the Rock by Bill P., Todd W., & Sara S.
The Addiction Recovery Skills Workbook by Suzette Glasner-Edwards
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA):
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is an international fellowship of people who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere.
Narcotics Anonymous (NA):
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) provides help from peers and offers an ongoing support network for those who wish to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle. The name, Narcotics Anonymous, is not meant to imply a focus on any particular drug; NA’s approach makes no distinction between drugs including alcohol.
SMART Recovery (Self-Management And Recovery Training) helps individuals gain independence from addiction. SMART Recovery supports individuals by teaching how to change self-defeating thinking, emotions, and actions; and to work towards long-term satisfactions and quality of life.
Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes.
Women for Sobriety (WFS):
Women for Sobriety (WFS) is an organization whose purpose is to help all women find their individual path to recovery through discovery of self, gained by sharing experiences, hopes and encouragement with other women in similar circumstances.