AA is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs. The only requirement for membership, the desire to stop using.
For the friends and family members of problem drinkers. People share their experiences and learn how to apply the principles of the Al‑Anon program to their individual situations. Younger family members and friends attend Alateen meetings.
Providing Grief Support After the Death of a Child. Compassionate Friends is about transforming the pain of grief into the elixir of hope. It takes people out of the isolation society imposes on the bereaved and lets them express their grief naturally. With the shedding of tears, healing comes. And the newly bereaved get to see people who have survived and are learning to live and love again.
YPR is a national grassroots advocacy organization focused on creating recovery-ready communities throughout the nation for young people in, or seeking, recovery. YPR aims to improve access to treatment, educational resources, employment opportunities, and secure, quality housing on the local, state, and national levels. By creating a national network of young people in recovery, we empower young people to get involved in their communities by providing them with the tools and support to take charge of their futures.
With a commitment to ongoing research, Life of Purpose seeks to continually enhance, improve, and promote their model, and thus do the same for the lives of the people they serve. In doing so, they advance the recovery movement as a whole by helping improve the quality of life of its individual members. They provide world class treatment in an environment that supports higher education, as well as fostering the establishment of collegiate recovery programs.
The Mark Garwood SHARE Foundation looks for nationally recognized and accredited drug and alcohol treatment programs that provide effective and personalized care.