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Self Help Groups

12 Step Groups

A fellowship of persons who share their experience, strength and hope  with each other that they may solve their common problem of addiction and help others to recover from addiction.  The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop alcohol and drug use.  There are do dues or fees for membership and the groups are not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution.  They do not engage in any controversy and neither endorse nor oppose any causes.  Their primary purpose is to stay clean and sober and help others achieve sobriety.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – capecodaa.net          508-775-7060
  • Narcotics anonymous (NA) –     www.na.org   

12 Step Groups for friends and families

The purpose of supportive groups for families and friends of addicts is to share experience, strength and hope with each other, to discuss diffuclities, to learn effective ways to cope with their problems, and to encourage each other.

  • Alanon – for families and friends of alcoholics and addicts   capecodaa.net;  www.al-anon.org          508-775-7060;    888-425-2666
  • Alateen – a fellowship of young people, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking or drug use   capecodaa.net; www.al-anon.org                              508-775-7060; 888-425-2666
  • Nar Anon – support for families of drug addicts        www.nar-anon.org

Additional Support groups

  • Parent Supporting Parents – a free parent led support group for parents and family members coping and dealing with their child/loved one’s addiction.  The goal is to support, strengthen and educate ourselves in hopes that all family members live a healthier lifestyle.
    • Monday evenings, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    • Ballymeade Country Club, 125 Falmouth Woods Rd.  East Falmouth, MA
    • 774-238-1570
    • lisa868@msn.com
  • Smart Recovery – www.smartrecovery.org (online meetings)
  • Marijuana Anonymous – www.marijuana-anonymous.org (online meetings)
  • Crystal Meth Anonymous – www.crystalmeth.org (online meetings)
  • Teen Addictions Anonymous – www.teenaddictions.org
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