12 Step Programs

12 Step Programs that can help you create a new life.

Below, we have provided a of the most common and uncommon 12 Step Programs found to be the way to inner peace for a multitude of addictions and dysfunctional behaviors. All the programs we have included follow the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous, which pioneered the program.

  • AA – Alcoholics Anonymous
  • ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Al-Anon/Alateen, for friends and families of alcoholics
  • CA – Cocaine Anonymous
  • CLA – Cutters Anonymous
  • CMA – Crystal Meth Anonymous
  • Co-Anon, for friends and family of addicts
  • CoDA – Co-Dependents Anonymous, for people working to end patterns of dysfunctional relationships and develop functional and healthy relationships
  • COSA – formerly Codependents of Sex Addicts
  • COSLAA – CoSex and Love Addicts Anonymous
  • DA – Debtors Anonymous
  • EA – Emotions Anonymous, for recovery from mental and emotional illness
  • FA – Families Anonymous, for relatives and friends of addicts
  • FA – Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
  • FAA – Food Addicts Anonymous
  • GA – Gamblers Anonymous
  • Gam-Anon/Gam-A-Teen, for friends and family members of problem gamblers
  • HA – Heroin Anonymous
  • MA – Marijuana Anonymous
  • NA – Narcotics Anonymous
  • NAIL – Neurotics Anonymous, for recovery from mental and emotional illness
  • Nar-Anon, for friends and family members of addicts
  • NicA – Nicotine Anonymous
  • OA – Overeaters Anonymous
  • OLGA – Online Gamers Anonymous
  • PA – Pills Anonymous, for recovery from prescription pill addiction.
  • SA – Sexaholics Anonymous
  • SA – Smokers Anonymous
  • SAA – Sex Addicts Anonymous
  • SCA – Sexual Compulsives Anonymous
  • SIA – Survivors of Incest Anonymous

SLAA – Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

UA – Underearners Anonymous

WA – Workaholics Anonymous

There are also programs that offer a faith based approach to the 12 steps of recovery, with a biblical comparison. Most commonly offered as Celebrate Recovery, by Saddleback Church and Pastor John Baker, these classes are offered at local churches and works for anyone with a “hurt, habit or hang-up”.


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