GENDER SPECIFIC MUTUAL AID GROUPS
International. Founded 1935. Over 116,000 in-person groups and online.
Fellowship of men and women who come together to share their experience, strength and hope with the purpose of staying sober and helping other alcoholics to achieve sobriety. AA materials are available in English, Spanish and French. More specific information on AA members including the 2004 AA survey is available on the AA website. There are many online AA meetings. To find meetings in the U.S. and Canada, inquire at local AA offices or view AA’s online list. A growing number of private firms are offering text and other applications for finding AA meetings at no cost.
The Online Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous was formed to serve all online AA Groups in the rapidly growing online fellowship. It offers links to international sites in several languages and sponsors real time meetings, email meetings, events calendar, information and links to other sites and groups. There are an extraordinary number and variety of online groups available for US participants. More information can be found here. Membership in the Intergroup is open to all online AA groups and all AA members.
AA has meetings for young people, women and other groups.
InTheRooms.com is the World's Largest, Online Social Network for the Global Recovery Community. InTheRooms is for people already in Recovery, Seeking Immediate Help from any Addiction, and their Family, Friends and Allies. You will have unlimited access to over 117 live online Recovery meetings weekly. ITR offers AA, NA, and other 12 Step and non 12 Step Support Groups, Geo Locatable Global Meeting Finder, Daily E Meditations, Afternoon Affirmations, Free iPhone and Android Apps, Speaker Tape Library and much more. Join over 444,855 who are willing to share their Experience, Strength and Hope with you 24 / 7 / 365.
National. Founded 2005. Online only.
The main goal of this site is to reduce the stigma and misinformation surrounding the use of Methadone Maintenance Treatment (MMT) during pregnancy through the sharing of accurate information and support. This site offers support, education and hope to expectant women in recovery from an opioid dependence who are utilizing MMT. Expectant and postpartum MMT patients and the professionals who care for them are welcome and encouraged to join.
International. Founded 1953. Over 43,000 in-person groups in US and 127 countries.
NA is a fellowship of men and women who come together for the purpose of sharing their recovery from drug abuse. NA members are working together in a spirit of unity and cooperation to carry their message of recovery. The only requirement for membership is the desire to stop using. NA members share their successes and challenges in overcoming active addiction and living drug-free, productive lives through the application of principles contained within the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of NA. Information is available in several languages, on audio tapes and in Braille.
NA has meetings for young people, women and other groups.
National. Founded 1976. Over 200 in-person groups and online.
Women for Sobriety is the first modern national self-help program for women with alcoholism. It is based on a new life program of positivity that encourages emotional and spiritual growth. It is run by women in small mutual aid groups held in hospitals, clinics, treatment facilities, women centers, and wherever women with alcoholism are being treated. Many online groups.
Faces & Voices of Recovery as an organization does not endorse any particular recovery mutual aid groups.