Helpful Resources

Twelve-Step Meetings

Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families (ACA)
adults who grew up in alcoholic or dysfunctional homes and who exhibit identifiable traits that reveal past abuse or neglect. The group includes adults raised in homes without the presence of alcohol or drugs.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

 

Al-Anon/Alateen
Friends and families of problem drinkers find understanding and support at Al-Anon meetings.

 

Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous (ABA)
A fellowship of individuals whose primary purpose is to find and maintain recovery in our eating practices, and to help others gain recovery.

 

Celebrate Recovery (CR)
A Christ-centered biblical and balanced program that helps people overcome their hurts, hang-ups, and habits.

 

Cocaine Anonymous (CA)
The members of Cocaine Anonymous seek to help others to recover from their addiction.

 

Co-Dependents Anonymous (CODA)
A fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships.

 

Codependents of Sexual Addiction (COSA)
For friends and family members whose lives have been affected by another person's compulsive sexual behavior.

 

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous-HOW (CEA-HOW)
A fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength, and hope are recovering from compulsive eating. They welcome everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively.

 

Codependents of Sexual Addiction (COSA)
For friends and family members whose lives have been affected by another person's compulsive sexual behavior.

 

Crystal Meth Anonymous (CMA)
a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other, so they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from addiction to crystal meth.

 

Dallas AA Intergroup
Alcoholics Anonymous information including area meeting schedules and locations.

 

Dallas Al-Anon Information Service
Al-Anon/Alateen information including area meeting schedules and locations.

 

Dallas Area NA Meetings
Narcotics Anonymous area meetings and resources.

 

Dallas CEA-HOW
A fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength, and hope are recovering from compulsive eating and food addiction.

 

Debtors Anonymous Information (DA)
Offers hope for people whose use of unsecured debt causes problems and suffering in their lives and the lives of others.

 

Dual Recovery Anonymous (DRA)
An independent, nonprofessional, Twelve Step, a self-help membership organization for people with a dual diagnosis.

 

Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA)
A fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from their eating disorders.

 

Emotions Anonymous (EA)
A fellowship is composed of people who come together in weekly meetings for the purpose of working toward recovery from emotional difficulties.

 

Families Anonymous (FA)
For the relatives & friends concerned about the use of drugs or related behavioral problems

 

Gamblers Anonymous (GA)
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.

 

Heroin Anonymous (HA)
Concerned solely with the personal recovery and continued sobriety of heroin addicts who turn to them for help.

 

Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons & Significant Others
JACS provides a supportive network of Jews who are successfully in recovery and co-dependence, as well as the communal professionals, clergy, and educators who help them.

 

Marijuana Anonymous (MA)
A fellowship of men and women who share our experience, strength, and hope with each other that we may solve our common problem and help others to recover from marijuana addiction.

 

Nar-Anon Family Groups
For those who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the addiction problem of someone very near to you.

 

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
The Narcotics Anonymous message is “that an addict, any addict, can stop using drugs, lose the desire to use and find a new way to live.”

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Provides advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives

 

Nicotine Anonymous (NA)
A non-profit 12-step fellowship of men and women helping each other live nicotine-free lives.

 

Opiates Anonymous
A 12 step fellowship whose members have a desire to stop using opiates and all other mind-altering substances.

 

Overeaters Anonymous
A program of recovery from compulsive overeating, binge eating, and other eating disorders using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA.

 

Pill Addicts Anonymous (PAA)
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from pill addiction.

 

Recovering Couples Anonymous (RCA)
A fellowship of recovering couples, who suffer from many different addictions, and share their experience, strength, and hope with one another that they may solve their common problems and help other recovering couples restore their relationships.

 

Recovery for Life at Northwest Bible Church - Dallas
A room of grace – a place where you will find unconditional love and acceptance without judgment; a safe and confidential place for anyone who is hurting, confused, struggling, and looking for some peace and sanity in their life.

 

S-Anon International Family Groups
A program of recovery for those who have been affected by someone else's sexual behavior.

 

Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA)
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other so they may overcome their sexual addiction and help others recover from sexual addiction or dependency.

 

Sexaholics Anonymous (SA)
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover.

 

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA)
S.L.A.A. is a Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition oriented Fellowship based on the model pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous. S.L.A.A. is open to anyone who knows or thinks they have a problem with sex addiction, love addiction, romantic obsession, co-dependent relationships, fantasy addiction, and/or sexual, social, and emotional anorexia.

 

Sexual Compulsives Anonymous (SCA)
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other, that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from sexual compulsion.

 

Survivors of Incest Anonymous (SIA)
A resource to survivors of child sexual abuse.

 

Twelfth Step Ministry, Inc.
Located in North Dallas and provides recovery services and meetings to a variety of people suffering with addictions.

Miscellaneous Resources

 

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
To increase access; educate provider & public; support research & prevention; promote MD's role; establish recognition of ADM.

 

Another Solution, Inc.
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization doing business since 1997 in Dallas, Texas, for the purpose of helping those in need of treatment for drug and alcohol addictions to afford the financial burden of what can be an expensive process.

 

CARE Dallas
A Dallas, Texas, non-profit, community-based organization established as a response to the increasing concerns and challenges associated with alcohol and drug abuse. CARE serves as a confidential resource and ally to families, offering tools to educate and empower substance abusers and their loved ones.

 

EDReferral.com
Dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders.

 

The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP) Foundation
To promote a high level of professionalism among practitioners who treat those suffering from eating disorders by promoting ethical and professional standards, offering education and training in the field, certifying those who have met prescribed requirements, promoting public and professional awareness of eating disorders, and assisting in prevention efforts.

 

Mental Health America of Greater Dallas (MHA)
Helping the Dallas-area community by giving a voice to people without one, helping people help themselves, and changing how people think about mental illness and mental health.

 

NAADAC
The premier global organization of addiction focused professionals who enhance the health and recovery of individuals, families, and communities

 

National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA)
Working on behalf of children of alcohol and drug-dependent parents.

 

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Outlines the broad principles that will guide NIAAA’s alcohol research studies, and describes research opportunities that will enhance our understanding of alcohol use and alcohol use disorders.

 

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
The mission of NIDA is to lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
The mission of SAMHSA is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

 

Texas Department of State Health Services
Official website with birth/death records, news, job openings, grants/ funding, health information, kid's corner, laws/regulations, licensing, Medicaid and other programs, and publications.