If what’s going on here at A Attitude of Gratitude has caught your interest, maybe you would like to know where you can explore. Perhaps you need something specific? Here are several places to discover more:

Treatment & Placement

Encompass Recovery: If you’re looking for more than a traditional rehab program can offer, Encompass Recovery can help you.

Sober Nexus: Sober Nexus provides access to a knowledge base of reputable and affordable sober living homes, treatment centers, and other drug, alcohol, and addiction recovery related services.


The Effect: The Effect is a non-denomination faith community and is recovery based.

12 Step Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous: General information about Alcoholics Anonymous as an organization and its literature.

Gamblers Anonymous: General information about Gamblers Anonymous as an organization and its literature

Narcotics Anonymous: General information about Narcotics Anonymous as an organization and its literature.

Recovery Literature

12 Steps on Buddha’s Path: Bill, Buddha, and We by Laura S.
This book is a powerful and enriching synthesis of the 12-Step recovery programs and the Noble Eightfold Path of Buddhism. It is sure to appeal to anyone touched by addiction, including those looking for new ways to understand and work with the tried-and-true 12-Step system.

A Gentle Path Through The 12 Steps by Patrick Carnes, PhD
The Classic Guide for All People in the Process of Recovery

Mindful Recovery, A Spiritual Path to Healing from Addictions by Thomas & Beverly Bein
Mindful Recovery flows out of a Buddhist perspective that substitutes the authors’ “ten doorways” for the more rigorous 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Overcoming Your Alcohol or Drug Problem: by Dennis Daly & G. Alan Marlett
This is a wonderful workbook for clients written by experts in the field of addictions. It is easy to read and meant to be used along with the therapist manual in a therapeutic relationship. Of course, this book could be used alone as a self-help tool. However, the optimal situation would be either as a part of individual or group therapy.

The Recovery Book by Arlene & Howard Eisenberg & Al J. Mooney
This book relies heavily on the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) game plan for success. The question-and-answer format is conducive to a personalized approach and will appeal to the individual struggling to make progress on the road to recovery.

Still Waters: Sobriety, Atonement, and Unfolding Enlightenment by William Alexander
Still Waters offers readers a thought-provoking and encouraging view from further on down the recovery road.

The Unofficial Guide To The 12 Steps by Paul O. (Download)
The best and the shortest guide to working the 12 Steps.

The Unofficial Guide To The 12 Steps by Paul O (Printed Booklet)
The best and the shortest guide to working the 12 Steps.

The 12 Steps Online

A collection of 12 Step based sites, resources and information

The Big Book Bunch: Unofficial written materials on the Big Book.

The Jaywalker Twelve Step Site: A site dedicated to the 12 Steps as outlined in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous.

The Recovery Zone: A 12 Step resource guide. Experience historical and related information on the subject of Alcoholics Anonymous

SLAA (Sex And Love Addicts Anonymous): Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition oriented Fellowship of men and women who help each other to stay sober.

Twelve Step Workbook: 12 Step Workbooks and Workshop Papers

Working The 12 Steps Of Alcoholics Anonymous: One individual’s experience working the Steps from the Big Book.

More Recovery Resources

LifeRing Secular Recovery (LSR): Secular program similar to SOS. Based on abstinence and peer group support. Includes both alcoholics and addicts.

Moderation Management: National nonprofit self-help group for people who want to quit or cut down on their drinking before they experience serious consequences. Not designed for alcohol-dependent people, formerly dependent people who are now abstaining, or for drug or food problems.

Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS) AKA – “Save Our Selves”: Alternative recovery program for those who are uncomfortable with the spiritual content of 12-step. Abstinence is the first priority.

SMART Recovery (Self Management and Recovery Training): Uses cognitive-behavioral principles to help members recognize environmental and emotional triggers for addictive behaviors. Offers face-to-face and online mutual help groups. (Launched by people who were originally part of Rational Recovery.)

Smoking Cessation: Trying to quit smoking is not easy by any means. Ready to Quit is an online resource to help with information on addiction and treatment.

Women For Sobriety: Gender-specific self-help support program. Based on a Thirteen Statement Program of positivity that encourages emotional and spiritual growth.

Meditation & Spiritual Resources

Buddhist Recovery: This website focuses on resources that can help illuminate the Buddhist path to freedom from alcoholism and addiction.

Christian Recovery International: Helping the Christian community become a safe place for people recovering from addiction, abuse, or trauma.

Headspace: Headspace is a website that offers guided meditations for free. Great way to begin and develop being still.

Spiritual River: Zen Buddhism approach to spiritual recovery from addiction.