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Nova Scotia Alcohol and Drug related Support Group Meetings (AA, NA, Al-Anon, etc.)


AA - Alcoholics Anonymous (main site is
CA - Cocaine Anonymous (main site is
CODA - Co-Dependents Anonymous (main site is
NA - Narcotics Anonymous (main site is


Alano Clubs - a place for recovering people to meet and socialize in a clean and sober environment before and after 12 step meetings.

Al-Anon / Alateen- a twelve-step program of recovery for friends and family members of individuals who misuse or are addicted to alcohol. Al-Anon is for adults within the program whereas Alateen is for youth (ages 12 to 20).

Co-Dependents Anonymous -  a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and fulfilling relationships. Many participants are raised in families where addictions existed - some are not.

Intergroup - centralized offices (typically AA) that operate independently of the worldwide service structure. Intergroups are established to carry out certain functions (i.e. maintaining lists of meetings) that are best handled by a centralized office within a geographic region. Intergroups are maintained, supervised, and supported by Intergroup members. There are more than 600 Intergroup offices functioning through the world performing AA services.

LifeRing - a secular mutual support group that broke away from another secular mutual support group, SOS, in 1999. LifeRing is abstinence-based.

Nar-Anon - a twelve-step program of recovery for friends and family members of individuals who misuse or are addicted to drugs.

SMART RecoveryŽ - is a secular mutual support group. SMART RecoveryŽ views addictive behavior as a maladaptive habit, rather than as a disease.

AL-ANON & ALATEEN          

International Site

Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters
1600 Corporate Landing Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5617
Toll-free: (888)425-2666  

Provincial Sites

Al-Anon Maritimes
PO Box 153
Dartmouth NS B2Y 3Y3
Phone: (902)466-7077
Phone: (902)564-5188 (for District 9)

District 04 - Antigonish, Glendale, Monastery, Port Hawkesbury
District 06 - New Glasgow, Pictou, Trenton, Truro, Westville
District 07 - Dartmouth, Eastern Passage, Elmsdale, Enfield,
District 08 - Canning, Centreville, Ellershouse, Greenwood, Hantsport, Kingston, Windsor, Wolfville
District 09 - Baddeck Bay, Bras d'Or, Glace Bay, New Waterford, Sydney, Sydney River
District 11 - Bedford, Halifax, Lower Sackville, Sackville
District 12 - Annapolis Royal, Church Point, Digby, Yarmouth
District 13 - Bridgewater, Shelburne County
District 16 - Amherst, River Hebert
District 17 - Cheticamp, Ingonish Beach


Online Meetings

Online Al-Anon Outreach

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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS (AA)                 


International Site

Alcoholics Anonymous World Services
P.O. Box 459
New York NY 10163
Phone: (212)870-3400.

Provincial Sites

Area 82 Alcoholics Anonymous

Regional Sites

District 1 & 2 
Phone: (902)461-1119
Note: meetings for Halifax Region.

Annapolis Valley District 3 AA
Phone: (902)691-2825
Note: Meetings for Annapolis Royal, Berwick, Centerville, Greenwood, Kentville, Kingston, Windsor and Wolfville.

District 04
Note: meetings for Digby, Yarmouth.

District 05
Note: meetings for Amherst, Oxford, Parrsboro, Pugwash, River Hebert, Springhill, Wallace, Wentworth

District 06
Phone: (902)895-4169
Note: meetings for Truro Region including Bible Hill, Great Village, Millbrook, Shubenacadie, Tatamagouche.

District 07
Note: meetings for Antigonish, Guysborough, New Glasgow, Pictou, Port Hawkesbury, Stellarton

District 08
Note: meetings for Baddeck, Cheticamp, Ingonish, Inverness, Neil's Harbour.

District 09
Note: meetings for Dominion, East Bay, Eskasoni, Glace Bay, Louisbourg, Membertou, New Aberdeen, New Waterford, North Sydney, Sydney, Sydney Mines, Sydney River, Westmount.

District 10
Note: meetings for Bridgewater, Chester, Clarks Harbour, Liverpool, Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, Shelburne.

Gay Alcoholics Anonymous
Halifax NS
Phone: (902)461-1119

Online Meetings

Lamplighters Group of Alcoholics Anonymous

Online Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous  

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COCAINE ANONYMOUS                         

International Site

Cocaine Anonymous World Services Organization (CAWSO) 3740 Overland Ave. Suite C
Los Angeles CA 90034
Toll-free: (800)347-8998

Provincial Sites

Cocaine Anonymous Canadian Maritimes
Phone: (902)429-1562

Online Meetings

Cocaine Anonymous Online Service Area


International Site

Nar-Anon Family Groups World Services
22527 Crenshaw Blvd #200B
Torrance, CA
90505 USA
Phone: (310)534-8188
Toll-free: (800) 477-6291

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International Site

Narcotics Anonymous World Services
PO Box 9999
Van Nuys CA 91409
Phone: (818)773-9999
Note: You must select "Canada" in Country section in order to have the provinces listed.  

Canadian Site


Canadian Assembly of Narcotics Anonymous
PO Box 25073 RPO West Kildonan Winnipeg MB R2V 4C7   Regional Sites  

Provincial Site

Canadian Atlantic Region of Narcotics Anonymous
PO Box 26025
Saint John NB E2J 4M3
Toll-free: (800)205-8402
Note: for meetings in Amherst, Cape Breton, Dartmouth, Digby, Halifax, Kentville, Kingston, Liverpool, Lunenburg, Middleton, New Waterford, Sackville, Springhill, Trenton, Truro, Wolfville and Yarmouth.

Regional Sites

Annapolis Valley Area of NA
Note: for meetings in Kentville, Kingston, Middleton and Wolfville.

Central Nova Area NA
Note: for meetings in Halifax, Dartmouth, Sackville, Bridgewater, Lunenburg, Truro, Antigonish and Cape Breton.

Online Meetings

Narcotics Anonymous Chat and Online Meetings



Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACoA)
PO Box 3216
Torrance, CA 90510 USA
Phone: (562) 595-7831 (US)
E-Mail: Use form on "Contact WSO" Page
Note: ACoA is a Twelve Step program of women and men who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes. Participants meet with in a mutually respectful, safe environment and acknowledge common experiences. For meetings in Canada please use the meetings page to find out if there are meetings in your area.

Christians in Recovery
E-Mail: Use form on "Contact us" page
Note: There online meetings and local meetings. Check to see what is available in your area.

Co-Dependents Recovery Society
PO Box 306, Stn. Main
Surrey, BC V3T 5B6
Phone: (604) 239-1042
Toll-Free: 1(888) 675-8325
E-Mail: Use form on "contact us" page
Note: Has a list of CODA meetings for every province in Canada. Based out of Surrey, BC. For more information visit the website.

SMART Recovery
7304 Mentor Ave., Suite F
Mentor, OH, USA 44060
Phone: (440) 951-5357
Toll-Free: 1(866) 951-5357
Fax: (440) 951-5358
E-Mail: Please use form on their site - click here contact us
Note: Please check the website to see if there are meetings in the area.

SOS - Secular Organizations for Sobriety
4773 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027 USA
Phone: (323) 666-4295 (US)
Fax: (323) 526-1257 (US)
Note: Please check the website to see if there are meetings in your area.

Women for Sobriety
Sydney, NS
Phone: (215) 536-8026 (U.S.)
Fax: (215) 538-9026
Note: This is a female only support group. Please email or call to find out the current local moderator in this area.

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