We offer 14 different programs serving those recovering from addiction.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
AA is a community of people dedicated to supporting one another in their efforts to recover from alcoholism. Our priority is sobriety and encouraging other alcoholics to remain sober. The only requirement to be part of AA is a desire to stop drinking.
Al-Anon is a support group for people whose lives have been impacted by someone else’s drinking. Family members and friends of alcoholics discover ways to bring positive change to their personal situations, regardless of whether the alcoholic admits to their drinking problem or seeks help.
Adult Children of Alcoholics
ACOA is a recovery program for adult children raised by alcoholics or other dysfunctional family members. Based on the AA model, ACOC employs a modified version of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions to empower ACOA participants.
Alateen is a support group for young people affected by someone else’s drinking. In Alateen, teens can meet with others who’ve experienced similar situations. Groups are free, and there is no religious component.
Double Trouble in Recovery: ON HOLD
Double Trouble in Recovery is a support group for people with a substance abuse disorder and a mood or other psychiatric disorder. Individuals struggling with alcohol or drug use while coping with depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder face unique challenges not addressed in other groups.
Eating Disorder Anonymous: ON HOLD
Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA) is a group of people focused on recovering from eating disorders by changing unhealthy thought patterns and supporting one another. In EDA, we focus on solutions, recognizing life choices and making them responsibly, and good nutrition.
Food Addicts in Recovery
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a support group for individuals with a history of abusing themselves with food and eating. Group members learn new ways to live fulfilling lives through shared experience and mutual support. The FA program is based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. There are no weigh-ins at meetings.
Heroin Anonymous: ON HOLD
Heroin Anonymous (HA) is a supportive group of people recovering from heroin addiction. The fellowship is based on the AA Twelve Step recovery program. Group members support one another, and the only requirement is a desire to stay sober.
Marijuana Anonymous (MA) is a fellowship of individuals using shared experience to encourage each other to recover from marijuana addiction. The only requirement is a desire to stop using marijuana. this group is based on the Twelve Step recovery program.
Medicated-Assisted Treatment: ON HOLD
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) combines behavioral therapy and medications to treat substance use disorders, including opioid treatment programs (OTPs).
Nar-Anon Family Group: ON HOLD
The Nar-Anon Family Group is a support group for those affected by someone else’s addiction. Based on the Twelve Steps, our spiritual but not religious group empowers members to understand that addiction is a disease, and how to live our best lives in the face of challenges.
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a support group for people with a desire to recover from major drug use. The program is open to anyone who wants to recover from substance abuse and dependence. This group uses the Twelve Step program and recognizes a higher power not specific to one religion. Attendance is confidential.
Recovery Infused Yoga: ON HOLD
Recovery-Infused Yogas Mission provides accessible and affordable Yoga to people recovering from drugs, alcohol, and a wide variety of ailments. Our vision is to complement the efforts of local recovery organizations by exposing clients to the holistic benefits of Yoga, to reduce relapse and the extensive costs associated with addiction. Recovery Infused Yoga is a peer-to-peer class created to support a positive perception of yourself and others. We dissolve tunnel vision, override negative thoughts, build self-respect and confidence and become balanced together. Check out our website riycc.org.
Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction and its causes.
Secular Alcoholics Anonymous
Secular AA offers individuals recovering from alcohol addiction the same support as traditional AA in a secular setting. Secular AA follows a God-free, adapted version of the Twelve Steps, and honors the spiritual journey of every individual, their unique personal beliefs, and any spiritual questions they may have.
SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training)
SMART Recovery assists people in recovering from addictive behaviors (substance or activities) through abstinence. This approach uses secular, scientifically backed, non-confrontational, behavioral, and cognitive methods.
Facilitated by the Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple and Zen Center, each group begins with guided meditation followed by a meeting.