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Religious-Based Programs

Buddhist Recovery Network, UK  (buddhistrecovery.org.uk)
The United Kingdom Buddhist Recovery Network supports the use of Buddhist teachings, traditions and practices to help people recover from the suffering caused by addictive behaviours. the site is open to people of all backgrounds, and respectful of all recovery paths. It promotes mindfulness and meditation, and being grounded in Buddhist principles of non-harming, compassion and interdependence. The site has a discussion list, a meeting finder in the UK, Canada, the US, Australia and Thailand.

Celebrate Recovery  (celebraterecovery.com)
Started by a Church in Southern California over 8 years ago, this fellowship program provides a strong Christian spiritual orientation to the 12-step approach to the recovery process.  The program welcomes people with any type of addiction or compulsion.  There are now over 500 similar ministries across the U.S. that can be found by using the site's online locator.

Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons and Significant Others (JACS)  (jacsweb.org)
JACS is dedicated to assisting Jewish people in recovery by promoting understanding of addiction as it involves the Jewish community, acting as a resource center and information clearinghouse on the effects of alcoholism and drug dependency on Jewish family life, and offering recovery opportunities in a nurturing Jewish environment. The web site posts a meeting list in the U.S., Brazil, Canada and Israel, program listings such as spiritual days, training programs and retreats, a teen network, and literature, articles and stories.

Latter Day Saints Family Services (ldsfamilyservices.org)
LDS Family Services sponsors national and international addiction recovery support meetings to assist individuals who seeking freedom from addiction and a better life through gospel fellowship. The website lists recovery group meetings by geographic area where experienced group leaders create a safe environment to help participants support one another and implement gospel principles in their efforts to recover and heal. They also offer an online Guide to Addiction Recovery and Healing to help people in recovery learn how to apply these key principles to change their life.

Reformers Unanimous International  (reformu.com)
Reformers Unanimous is a Christ-centered addictions program that is based in local church programs. It is headquartered under North Love Baptist Church in Rockford, Illinois and has group meetings all over the U.S. and Canada. This ministry is available for any church, community, or loved one through a complete line of ministry curriculum and training to help a church or individual start this program. The program includes prayer, instruction in Biblical truth, and a working curriculum that includes lessons from an Addiction Program Guide, a series of workbooks, and the Ten Principles of Prosperity. The web site has an online locator organized by state, a blog and online forum.