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International. Approximately 2400 chapters. Founded 1957. 12-Step. Fellowship of men and women who share experiences, strengths and hopes with each other to recover from compulsive gambling. Monthly bulletin for members. Offers assistance in starting new groups.
P.O. Box 17173
Los Angeles, CA 90017
International. 325 groups. Founded 1958. 12-Step. Fellowship for men and women who are husbands, wives, relatives or friends of compulsive gamblers, who have been affected by the gambling problem. Purpose is to learn acceptance and understanding of the gambling illness, to use the program to rebuild lives and give assistance to those who suffer. To start a local meeting, contact Gam-Anon International Service Office.
P.O. Box 157
Whitestone, NY 11357
International. 700 affiliated groups. Founded 1985. 12-Step. Christ-centered. Support for anyone affected by addictions, as well as their families and friends. Uses 12-steps of A.A. and applies them to the Scriptures. Uses Jesus Christ as the 'higher power'. Supplements involvement in other 12-step groups. Newsletter, group development guidelines and conferences.
Overcomers Outreach, Inc.
12828 Ancheson Dr.
Whittier, CA 90601
12-Step. International. 50 chapters. 12-Step. Spiritual recovery group for anyone seeking a solution for any kind of addiction, problem or behavior. Families and friends welcome. Face-to-face and telephone meetings available. For information visit website and click on the 'Meetings' tab or 'Contact Us' tab. Free 'How To Begin...' guides and 'Start A Group' kit can be downloaded for from the website.
R.A. Universal Services
P.O. Box 1212
East Northport, NY 11731
12-Step. International. Founded 2003. Mutual support for all addictions including alcohol, drugs, food, sex, smoking and gambling.
AAA World GSO
40 Wickstead Way
Thornhill, ON L3T 5E4
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