Peer Recovery Support Meetings

Printable Sussex County Area Meeting Booklet

Please Note: Meeting days, times and locations are subject to change/cancellation.

For people with addiction issues:

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – If you have a desire to stop drinking

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) – If you have a desire to stop using substances

All Recovery – Open discussion meeting for anyone affected by addiction

Celebrate Recovery – Christ centered program for people with addictions and/or compulsive behaviors

SMART Recovery – Science based program to recover from addiction

Nicotine Anonymous – If you have a desire to stop smoking

Overeaters Anonymous – If you have a desire to stop eating compulsively

Gamblers Anonymous – If you have a desire to stop gambling

Debtors Anonymous – If you have a desire to stop incurring unsecured debt

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – for people recovering from mental illness

For concerned family/friends:

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA) – If you are an adult whose life was affected by being raised in an alcoholic or other dysfunctional family

AL-ANON – If you have been affected by a loved one’s alcohol use

ALATEEN – If you are a teen affected by a loved one’s alcohol use

All Recovery – Open discussion meeting for anyone affected by addiction

Codependency Anonymous – If you have a desire for healthy and loving relationships

CRAFT Family Group – If you are concerned about a loved one’s substance use

Families Anonymous (FA) – If you are concerned about a loved one’s substance use or behavioral problems

Matters of the Heart – Counselor led codependency group for adults

NAR-ANON – If you have been affected by a loved one’s substance use

NAMI Family Support Group – for families of people with mental illness

Caregiver Support Group – For parents and caregivers of children with emotional or mental health challenges

Parents Helping Parents - Counselor-led grief group for parents who have lost a child to addiction

12-step meeting codes included in this listing

Codes
Code Description Comment
B Beginner Usually led by more experienced group members with the primary focus on introducing new members to the tools available for the maintenance of sobriety.
BB Big Book The book Alcoholic Anonymous (the Big Book) is the text for these meetings.
BS Big Book Step Study Focuses on material from the Big Book and the book Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12).
BK Book Study Focuses on material from approved N.A. books
C Closed Meeting You should attend only if you believe that you may have a problem with substance or alcohol use.
CTB Came to Believe Focuses on what "spiritual awakening" means
D Discussion A chairperson is designated for a meeting; the chairperson speaks briefly about their "experience, strength and hope". Following this the chairperson may suggest a topic for sharing by other attendees.
GV Grapevine These are chairperson led meetings focusing on the monthly publication of the Grapevine.
H&W How and Why This type of meeting focuses on specific material from the book “It works, How and Why”
I Interpreter Sign Language Interpreter Provided
LS Living Sober A chairperson leads the meeting in a discussion of material drawn from the AA publication Living Sober.
O Open Meeting Everyone is Welcome. The group has voted to allow all comers to attend the meeting, although usually only members speak.
SD Speaker / Discussion Initial speakers kick off the group’s discussion of matters brought up by the speakers.
Span Spanish Spanish is spoken at meeting.
ST Step / Tradition Focuses on both the 12 Steps and the 12 Traditions. The formats of these meetings vary.
T Tradition The second half of the 12 and 12 are the focus of these meetings.