AddictionAwareness - Transfiguration Lutheran Church - Bloomington, Minnesota

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Recovery Resources

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This is a women's meeting March 20th - April 10 - Open Arms. 6:00 PM Please respect their privacy.
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Meeting ID: 489 762 071 Password: 039042

Friday 7-9PM - From the heart
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Three Legacies Fri at 7:30PM
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Monday 7:00 pm , Bryant Lake AA – Mixed CloseZoomd Step and Tradition Mtg , Click here to Join with Computer or Smart Phone  
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Tuesday 7:30 pm, Happy Destiny
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12 Steps Alcoholics Anonymous
AA App – 12 Steps Alcoholics
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We offer help and hope for the addicted and their loved ones.

Alcoholism or drug dependency is a primary disease that is chronic, progressive, and potentially fatal if not treated.

It creates immense physical, psychological, and spiritual problems for the individual and for their families.

All family members are affected by the disease—not just the person who is addicted. Everyone experiences emotional pain, yet each person feels alone, unable to reach out for help.

“Healing places for individuals and families touched by addiction are successful when congregations learn facts, avoid judgments, practice love and apply firm supports.” —The Rush Center of the Johnson Institute

The mission of  the TLC Addiction Awareness ministry team is to provide resources for the purpose of prevention and treatment of addictive behavior and substance abuse. All are welcome.

Resource List
All website links verified as of April 2020

General Resources  

First Call 211
Phone 211
First Call is a free, confidential, information and referral service that can get you the answers you need FAST!
First Call/211 always has a person on the phone (not a recording) waiting to speak with you right now.

Mental Health Minnesota
(800) 862-1799
CRISIS HELP? Input your zip or county to be quickly referred to help in your area.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-8255    Includes OnLine CHAT
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and  confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis  resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for  professionals.

Walk-in Counseling Center
2421 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis 55404
Our mission is to provide free, easily accessible mental health counseling to people with urgent needs and few service options.

Alcohol & Other Drug Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Greater Minneapolis Intergroup
(952) 922-0880  Phones answered 24 hours/day.
Provides dates, times, and places for AA meetings in the area for those who have a desire to stop drinking or using.

Narcotics Anonymous Minnesota Regions
(877) 767-7676  24 hr Helpline
NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs  had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly  to help each other stay clean

Al-Anon and Alateen Information Services
Al‑Anon has but one purpose: to help families of alcoholics. We do this by practicing the Twelve Steps, by welcoming and giving comfort to families of alcoholics, and by giving understanding and encouragement to the alcoholic.

Hazelden Treatment Center
Primary care, extended care, outpatient services, and youth facilities for treatment.

Fairview Behavior Health Services
(855) 324-2843  24/7
We offer a variety of mental health services, including treatment for substance abuse and gambling addiction.
We offer programs for individuals, couples and families at a variety  of locations. Some services are hospital-based and others are  conveniently located in our clinics. In addition, Fairview Counseling  Services provides outpatient psychotherapy to children, adolescents,  adults and seniors in several locations throughout the Twin Cities and  surrounding areas.             

The Retreat at Wayzata
866.928.3434  Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm (CST)
If  you’re hungry for recovery, we will provide a dignified setting and  surround you with people living recovery at the highest level; you’re  going to get what you need. Everywhere you look you’re surrounded by  people who believe in you and believe you have what it takes to  recover.

MN Adult & Teen Challenge
740 E. 24th Street - Minneapolis, MN 55404
Since 1983, Mn Adult & Teen Challenge has been restoring hope to people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.
In addition to our effective and affordable residential Licensed  Treatment, faith-based Long-Term Recovery and convenient Outpatient  program, we have extensive prevention and transitional/aftercare  services.

Eating Disorders Resources

Park NIcollet - Melrose Center
Your recovery comes first at Melrose Center. We support you in body,  mind and spirit. That’s why we offer a variety of treatment options for  eating disorders for men, women and children. With 30 years of  experience, we’re here to help you heal your eating disorder and get  back to a healthier you.

Overeaters Anonymous - Unity Intergroup
Overeaters Anonymous (OA) is a fellowship of men and women who, through  shared experience, strength, and hope, are recovering from compulsive  eating in all its forms: anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, purging,  overexercising, restricting and overeating. We welcome everyone who  wants to stop eating compulsively.

Gambling Resources

Minnesota Gamblers Anonymous
Call our 24-hour help line:  855-222-5542
If gambling is a growing and continuing concern in  your life, then you may be a compulsive gambler. GA offers 20 questions  to help you decide.

Sexual Behavior Resource  

A 12-step anonymous recovery program for people whose lives have been affected by compulsive sexual behaviors;  provides meeting and program information.

Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA)
(800) 477-8191 Useful "Find a Meeting" tool
As a fellowship of recovering addicts, Sex Addicts Anonymous offers a message of hope to anyone who suffers from sex addiction.
Through long and painful experience, we came to realize that we were  powerless over our sexual thoughts and behaviors and that our  preoccupation with sex was causing progressively severe adverse  consequences for us, our families, and our friends. Despite many failed  promises to ourselves and attempts to change, we discovered that we were  unable to stop acting out sexually by ourselves.

Debt Resources  

Debtors Anonymous Minnesota Intergroup
If you are having problems with money or debt, we can help. We are a  free, Twelve Steps-based fellowship with one purpose: to help people  struggling with compulsive debting, compulsive spending, and/or under  earning. We invite you to attend a meeting or event to learn more.

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