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AA Grapevine
The AA Grapevine, Inc. carries the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) message to everyone interested in alcoholism through its magazines, websites, and related items, which reflect the experience, strength, and hope of its members and friends on topics related to recovery, unity and service. It strives in all its activities to operate in accordance with the Twelve Steps, the Twelve Traditions, and the Twelve Concepts of AA, without soliciting monetary contributions from AA members or groups to fund operating expenses. It also publishes the International Journal of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Addiction Guide
Addiction Guide is a reliable source on addiction and the dangers of illicit substances. They cover how drugs and alcohol affect the body, how to identify the signs and symptoms of abuse, and where to seek effective treatment. Their mission is to guide individuals and their loved ones to a healthier life.

Al-Anon
Al-Anon is a mutual support group of peers who share their experience in applying the Al-Anon principles to problems related to the effects of a problem drinker in their lives.

Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous 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.

Dual Recovery Anonymous™
Dual Recovery Anonymous™ is a Fellowship of men & women who meet to support each other in their common recovery from two no-fault illnesses: an emotional or psychiatric illness and chemical dependency.

Faces and Voices of Recovery
Faces and Voices of Recovery is dedicated to organizing and mobilizing the over 23 million Americans in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs, their families, friends and allies into recovery community organizations and networks, to promote the right and resources to recover through advocacy, education and demonstrating the power and proof of long-term recovery.

International Women’s Conference
The International Women’s Conference is the bridge to a better understanding of the Alcoholics Anonymous philosophy and way of life because of the special needs in sobriety as women.

Narcotics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a global, community-based organization with a multilingual and multicultural membership. NA was founded in 1953, and their membership growth was minimal during its initial twenty years as an organization. Since the publication of the Basic Text in 1983, the number of members and meetings has increased dramatically. Today, NA members hold nearly 67,000 meetings weekly in 139 countries. NA offers recovery from the effects of addiction through working a twelve-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings.

NIAAA Alcohol Treatment Navigator
The Navigator helps adults find alcohol treatment for themselves or an adult loved one.  Unlike many other online resources, the Navigator has no commercial sponsors. Instead, it is produced by the leading U.S. agency for scientific research on alcohol and health, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The Navigator steers the user toward evidence-based treatment, which applies knowledge gained through decades of carefully designed scientific research.

Partnership to End Addiction
This group partners with families, professionals and other organizations to end addiction in the U.S. They take a public health approach, rooted in science and compassion. Their guide to building family connections provides actions to address or prevent substance use.

Recovery International
The mission of Recovery International is to use the cognitive-behavioral, peer-to-peer, self-help training system developed by Abraham Low, MD, to help individuals gain skills to lead more peaceful and productive lives.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.

Vancouver, Canada will host the next International Convention of Alcoholics Anonymous in 2025 (Link will be added when available)

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  1. Parenting in Recovery

    June 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Free Child Care

The Ann Arbor Women’s Group’s free child care program fulfills a crucial need for parents in recovery. Since December 2010 A2WG has provided safe, free child care while parents attend their 12 step meetings.

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