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Co-Dependents Anonymous

International. Founded 1986. 12-Step. Self-help program of recovery from co-dependence. Members share experience, strength and hope in an effort to find freedom and peace in relationships with themselves and others. Library of literature and audio tapes. Guidelines on starting a similar group available. Newsletter and listing of local support groups online.
P.O. Box 33577
Phoenix, AZ 85067-3577
Voice: 602-277-7991
Verified: 10/16/2008

Overcomers Outreach, Inc.

International. 700 affiliated groups. Founded 1985. 12-Step. Christ-centered support group for anyone affected by addictions, as well as their families and friends. Uses 12-steps of A.A. and applies them to the Scriptures. Uses Jesus Christ as 'higher power.' Supplements involvement in other 12-step groups. Newsletter, group development guidelines and conferences.
Overcomers Outreach, Inc.
P.O. Box 922950
Sylmar, CA 91392
Voice: 1-800-310-3001
Verified: 10/13/2008

Overcomers In Christ

International. Founded 1987. Recovery program that deals with every aspect of addiction and dysfunction (spiritual, physical, mental, emotional and social). Uses Overcomers goals which are Christ-centered. Resources, literature, information and referrals. Assistance in starting new groups.
Overcomers In Christ
P.O. Box 34460
Omaha, NE 68134-0460
Voice: 1-866-573-0966
Verified: 10/13/2008

Recoveries Anonymous

International. 50 chapters. Spiritual recovery group for anyone seeking a solution for any kind of addiction, problem or behavior. Family and friends welcome. 'How To Begin...' guides and 'Start A Group' kit can be downloaded free from the website.
R.A. Universal Services
P.O. Box 1212
East Northport, NY 11731
Verified: 10/22/2008

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Last Updated: 11/12/2008

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