12 Step Programs

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As will be noted by even the most casual reader, 12 Step Programs have been adopted widely by a variety of self-help groups, and typically they only adopt the Steps with the approval of AA, something each site will make note of.

12 Step Programs for Alcoholism

  • AA – Alcoholics Anonymous
  • ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholics (also abbreviated as ACOA)
  • Al-Anon/Alateen, for friends and family members of alcoholics

12 Step Programs for Addiction

12 Step Programs for Gambling Addiction

  • GA – Gamblers Anonymous
  • Gam-Anon/Gam-A-Teen, for friends and family members of problem gamblers
  • OLGA – On-Line Gamers Anonymous

12 Step Programs for Sex and Sex Addiction

  • SAA – Sex Addicts Anonymous
  • COSA – Codependents of Sex Addicts
  • COSLAA – CoSex and Love Addicts Anonymous
  • S-Anon – spouses and family members of sexaholics
  • SA – Sexaholics Anonymous
  • SCA – Sexual Compulsives Anonymous
  • SLAA – Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
  • SWA – Sex Workers Anonymous
  • Sex Industry Survivors

12 Step Programs for Depression and Behavior

  • Dep-Anon – Depressed Anonymous
  • DDA – Dual Diagnosis Anonymous
  • DRA – Dual Recovery Anonymous
  • NAIL – Neurotics Anonymous
  • OCA – Obsessive Compulsive Anonymous
  • SA – Schizophrenics Anonymous
  • SMA – Self-Mutilators Anonymous
  • SPA – Social Phobics Anonymous
  • Social Phobics Anonymous
  • WA – Workaholics Anonymous
  • CLA – Clutterers Anonymous
  • DA – Debtors Anonymous
  • SA – Spenders Anonymous

12 Step Programs for Eating

  • ABA – Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous
  • CEA – Compulsive Eaters Anonymous
  • EAA – Eating Addictions Anonymous
  • EDA – Eating Disorders Anonymous
  • FA – Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
  • FAA – Food Addicts Anonymous
  • GSA – GreySheeters Anonymous
  • OA – Overeaters Anonymous

12 Step Programs for Emotional Issues

  • CHAPTER 9 – Couples in Recovery
  • CoDA – Co-Dependents Anonymous
  • EA – Emotions Anonymous
  • EHA – Emotional Health Anonymous
  • FA – Families Anonymous
  • RCA – Recovering Couples Anonymous
  • SIA – Survivors of Incest Anonymous

Misc 12 Step Programs

  • A.R.T.S. Anonymous
  • Co-Anon, for friends and family of addicts
  • Nar-Anon, for friends and family members of addicts
  • RA – Recoveries Anonymous; the Solution Focused Twelve Step Fellowship

 

List courtesy of 12Step.