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Looking for Iowa-specific recovery resources?

Alcoholics Anonymous (Iowa- Area 24) 
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. 

C.R.U.S.H. of Iowa (Community Resources United to Stop Heroin)
List of heroin addiction support group meetings in Linn County, IA.

Iowa Alcoholics Anonymous
Meeting information, events, newsletter, and more for Iowa Alcoholics Anonymous fellowship.

Iowa Region of Narcotics Anonymous
Nonprofit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem.

Looking for an online recovery support group?

AA Online Intergroup
The OIAA Directory features a variety of online AA meetings, worldwide; featuring various formats such as video, telephone conferences, email or chat and in many languages. 

Cocaine Anonymous Online
List of online CA meetings.

LifeRing Chat Room
An abstinence-based, secular, and self-empowered addiction recovery pathway through our meetings and support network.

Marijuana Anonymous Online Meetings
List of online MA meetings.

Miracles In Progress Online Group of Narcotics Anonymous
Online NA meetings.

Nicotine Anonymous Internet Meetings
Online NA meetings.

Staying Cyber: AA Meetings for the WWW
Staying Cyber is a series of weekly Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.

Online Al-Anon
Al-Anon Family Groups on the Internet.

Overeaters Anonymous
Online OA meetings.

Women For Sobriety Program online community
Online community geared toward women in recovery.

Looking for support with recovery from problem alcohol use?

Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholic Anonymous resources, meeting locator, and more.

Dual Recovery Anonymous
Independent self-help membership organization for people who are chemically dependent and affected by an emotional or psychiatric illness.

LifeRing
Alternative support group that provides an abstinence-based, secular, and self-empowered addiction recovery pathway through our meeting and support network.

SMART Recovery
Self-Management and Recovery Training support meetings that are free to anyone seeking science-based, self-empowered addiction recovery.

White Bison
Nonprofit resource offering sobriety, recovery, addiction prevention, and wellness resources to Native America.

Want to connect with support for recovery from substance use?

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)
Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA)/Dysfunctional Families is a program of people who grew up in dysfunctional homes.

Chemically Dependent Anonymous
Chemically Dependent Anonymous is a 12-step fellowship for anyone seeking freedom from drug and alcohol addiction. 

Cocaine Anonymous
Fellowship open to anyone who desires to stop using cocaine and all other mind-altering substances.

Crystal Meth Anonymous
Resource for people to share their experience, strength, and hope to help others recover from addiction to crystal meth.

Dual Recovery Anonymous
Independent self-help membership organization for people who are chemically dependent and affected by an emotional or psychiatric illness.

LifeRing
An alternative support group that provides an abstinence-based, secular, and self-empowered addiction recovery pathway through our meeting and support network.

Marijuana Anonymous
Unaffiliated fellowship of individuals who desire to stop using marijuana.

Marijuana Anonymous Online
Free online meetings and chat for individuals who wish to stay free of marijuana and help marijuana addicts achieve the same freedom.

Nicotine Anonymous
12 step program for those who desire to stop using nicotine, including using cessation programs and nicotine withdrawal aids.

SMART Recovery
Self-Management and Recovery Training support meetings that are free to anyone seeking science-based, self-empowered addiction recovery.

White Bison
Nonprofit resource offering sobriety, recovery, addiction prevention, and wellness resources to Native America.

TobaccoFree.org 
Organization aims is to educate people of all ages about smoking and tobacco use.

TobaccoFreeLife.org  
Information and tips on how to get started, make a plan, and stay tobacco free.

Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights
Information on secondhand smoke, smoke-free advocacy, tobacco industry information, and current nonsmokers campaigns.

Searching for a gambling recovery organization?

Gamblers Anonymous
Fellowship, resources, and information for anyone who desires to stop gambling.

Are you a family member and friend looking for recovery support?

Adult Children of Alcoholics World Service Organization
ACA supports adults who grew up in dysfunctional homes in a safe, non-judgmental environment.

Al-Anon family groups
Help and hope for families and friends of alcoholics.

Co-Anon family groups
Fellowship of individuals with loved ones who are addicted to cocaine and other mind-altering substances.

Nar-Anon family groups
12 step program for family and friends of addicts.

Looking for something else?

Youth-based services

Association of Recovery Schools
Nonprofit organization of recovery high schools, associate members, and those who support the recovery high school movement.

Spiritual-based organizations

Celebrate Recovery
A Christ-centered 12 step recovery program.

Overcomers Outreach
Christian recovery support group using the 12 steps and scriptures.

Women-only recovery organizations

Women for Sobriety
Organization to help all women find their individual path to recovery through the discovery of self.

Other recovery organizations

Debtors Anonymous
12-step recovery program for people who want to stop incurring unsecured debt.

Co-Dependents Anonymous International
Support for forming healthy, loving relationships free of codependence.

Overeaters Anonymous
A community of people who through shared experiences, strength and hope are recovering from unhealthy relationships with food and body image.

Recoveries Anonymous
Program for individuals who have yet to find a full recovery from their problems and behaviors. 

Sex Addicts Anonymous
Fellowship of men and women who share their experiences to overcome sexual addiction and help others recover from sexual addiction or dependency.

Need more information?

Addiction Recovery Message Boards
The Addiction Recovery Guide website with public message boards.

Aftercare for Drug and Alcohol Rehab
Foundation Recovery Network information on relapse prevention, 12-step programs, transitional services, and more.

Recovery and Support (SAMHSA)
Article of resources for recovery and recovery support.

The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous Online
Link to the Alcoholics Anonymous text materials.

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