Resources

Liturgical:

There are liturgical templates available for hosting a Recovery Eucharist. Contact recovery@EpiscopalMaryland.org to borrow the diocesan CD of the templates or order your own through Recovery Ministries of the Episcopal Church

Educational: Secular

American Society of Addiction Medicine

Lectures on Addiction and Recovery

Neurobiology of Addiction

Understanding Co-dependency

Educational: Faith-based

Recovery Ministries of the Episcopal Church publications

The Church and Mental Health: Reimagining Health Collaborative

Books:

Addiction: Pastoral Responses, Bucky Dan

Addiction and Grace, Gerald May

The Addictive Organization, by Anne Wilson Schaef and Diane Fassel

Breathing Under Water: Spirituality and the Twelve Steps, Richard Rohr

Depending on the Grace of God: A Spiritual Journey through the Twelve Steps, by Nancy Van Dyke Platt and Chilton Knudse

So You Think you Don’t Know One: Addiction and Recovery in Clergy and Congregations,  Nancy Van Dyke Platt and Chilton Knudsen

Thirst: God and the Alcoholic Experience, James B. Nelson

The Spirituality of Imperfection: Storytelling and the Search for Meaning, Ernest Kurtz

Intervention and Treatment:

Employee Assistance Program

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSA) national help line: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Alternative Drug and Alcohol Counseling, Hagerstown/Lavale

Carol M. Porto Treatment Center, Prince Frederick

Epoch Counseling Center, Baltimore

Father Martin’s Ashley, Havre de Grace

The Kolmac Clinic, Baltimore/Columbia/Towson

Pathways, Annapolis

Tuerk House recovery treatment, Baltimore

Support:

Alcoholics Anonymous

Al-Anon (for family members of alcoholics)

Alateen (for teenagers with a family member who is an alcoholic)

Narcotics Anonymous

On-line Gamers Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous

Sexaholics Anonymous

Smart Recovery (alternate to 12 step model)

Agencies:

National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Maryland

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institute of Mental Health

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Advocacy:

Association for Addiction Professionals

Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act 2016

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Maryland Association for Addiction Professionals

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

 

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