Turning Point Center of Addison County

Group Programs

Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.)

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

Meeting in person on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at Turning Point at 5:30pm.

Also meeting on Zoom on Mon-Fri at 12:00pm-1:00pm
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Also meeting on Zoom on Saturday at 6:30pm.
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For other local AA meetings, please click here.

 

Narcotics Anonymous (N.A.)

Narcotics Anonymous was established in response to the success of Alcoholics Anonymous. NA provides support for those attempting to recover from drugs other than just alcohol. NA was officially founded in Los Angeles in 1953, and has spread to thousands of locations in 129 countries. The only requirement to become a member of NA is a desire to overcome your addiction. NA groups don’t make a distinction between any type of drug, including alcohol. They also recognize that polysubstance dependence is common. Any addict who wants to recover is welcome.

Meeting in person on Wednesday and Friday at Turning Point at 5:30pm.

For other local NA meetings, please click here.

 

Marijuana Anonymous (M.A.)

Marijuana Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from marijuana addiction.

Meeting in person on Thursday at Turning Point at 7:00pm.

For more information on MA, please click here.

 

Overeaters Anonymous (O.A.)

Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope are recovering from compulsive overeating. They welcome everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively. There are no dues or fees for members; they are self-supporting through our own contributions, neither soliciting nor accepting outside donations. OA is not affiliated with any public or private organization, political movement, ideology or religious doctrine; they take no position on outside issues. Their primary purpose is to abstain from compulsive overeating and to carry the message of recovery to those who still suffer.

Meeting in person on Thursday at Turning Point at 5:30pm.

For other local OA meetings, please click here.

 

Al-Anon

Al‑Anon is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. By sharing common experiences and applying the Al-Anon principles, families and friends of alcoholics can bring positive changes to their individual situations, whether or not the alcoholic admits the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.

For a list of local Al-Anon meetings, please click here.

 

Mindful Recovery (formerly Refuge Recovery)

Mindful Recovery is a non-theistic, Buddhist-inspired approach to recovery from addictions of all kinds. It is a community of people dedicated to the practices of mindfulness, compassion, forgiveness, and generosity, using meditation and kindness to heal the pain and suffering that addiction has caused in their lives and in the lives of those around them.

Currently meeting on Zoom Tuesdays 6:00pm-7:00pm
For Zoom information, please email johny@turningpointaddisonvt.org.

Medication Assisted Peer Support (Currently suspended)

Welcoming all to support one another by sharing hope and experience through open and honest discussion of the benefits and challenges of medication assisted treatment in recovery.

Currently meeting on Zoom, Tuesdays at 10:30AM. Click here to join!

Grief & Loss Peer Support Group

Grief and loss support group related to substance use.

Grief is the normal and natural reaction to a loss of any kind including death, either recent or long ago, divorce or breakup of a romantic relationship, job loss, or one of the many other losses that a person can encounter during a lifetime. It could also be caused by an awareness that your life is not as happy or fulfilling as you want it to be. Join us as we support each other through grief and loss.

Currently meeting in person at Turning Point on Wednesday at 4:30pm.

For more information:
Call us at (802)388-4249 
or 
E-mail group facilitator Roberta at:
roberta@turningpointaddisonvt.org

Recovery Friendly Yoga

A come-as-you-are yoga practice for anyone needing a safe, non-judgmental space to move, breathe, or just be. Class will be offered in the same sequence every week so that you know what to expect. You’ll be invited to do gentle joint movements, conscious breathing, flow sequences, strength-building shapes, a little more breathing, and a short rest to finish up. The facilitator will move through the class with you and offer options throughout. No experience necessary. All are welcome!

Currently meeting in person, Thursdays at 5:15pm
For more information, email nichole@turningpointaddisonvt.org or esther@esthermpalmer.com

Writers For Recovery

Writers for Recovery helps people discover the power of the written word to process trauma, build self-esteem, and support healthy, sustained recovery. Their work has helped people across Vermont gain new perspectives on addiction and recovery. And it’s helped reduce the stigma of addiction by showing that people in recovery can make valuable contributions to their communities and lead rich, fulfilling lives. Addiction has devastated our communities, pushed our healthcare systems to the limit, and torn countless families apart. In such an environment, the need for recovery resources is more important than ever. Writers for Recovery’s goal as an organization is to expand their work of Writers for Recovery across New England so that they can provide more support to help individuals and communities win the battle against addiction. Also check out the WFR podcast at: https://www.writersforrecovery.org/podcast

Starting September 14th at 2:00pm. For Zoom link, please email johny@turningpointaddisonvt.org or writersforrecovery@icloud.com

Friends and Family in Support of Recovery

FFSR is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced or is experiencing substance use disorder. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar experiences.

Currently meeting in person and online on Zoom Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm (hybrid meeting).
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87866287940?pwd=WHFpODdzYmpvM01QVXAvT1ZMR3IzZz09
Meeting ID: 878 6628 7940
Passcode: recovery
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+19292056099,,87866287940# US (New York)

Open Door Group

Missing the days when you could freely walk into Turning Point and hang out with people? The Open Door Group is for you! An open group to talk about all things recovery.

Currently meeting online on Zoom Monday-Friday 6:30PM-7:30PM.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81246778304?pwd=TGNnR0dGWk80Zjc3RVUyWmNDdnhoZz09
Meeting ID: 812 4677 8304
Passcode: 802

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