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Updated within the last 2 months.

If someone you love suffers because of food, there is help.


If you are reading this, you may have a family member or friend finding recovery in Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA). Or, perhaps, someone you care about is suffering as a result of their relationship to food and you wonder if FA can help.

 

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is based on the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Unlike diet programs which rely on willpower and effort, FA addresses addiction and recovery is rooted in surrender. As a result, members find lasting freedom from cravings and maintain healthy weights for years and even decades.

 

FA members have found that we are addicted not only to foods made with flour and sugar, but to quantities of food as well. Many of us have been obese while others were underweight. Some of us maintained a healthy weight, but struggled constantly with obsession about our bodies. Without a program of recovery, we are unable to consistently make healthy choices about what we eat, regardless of the incredible willpower often evident in other areas of our lives.

 

For a basic understanding of food addiction and the program of Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA), and to read the experience of other family members with loved ones in FA, read the pamphlet To our Families and Friends. Here is a sample from that pamphlet:

We want to reassure you that although the beginnings may be difficult, in our experience, the result of the FA program can be a greater love and understanding of each other than was ever possible in the past. After a time, we thoroughly adjust to our new way of living.

 

We participate in life fully and zestfully, enjoying birthday parties, meals out, holiday celebrations, vacations, and other special times with our family and friends. We come to value our families and loved ones more than ever before, and they tell us that they like the people we have become. If someone you love has just joined FA, we believe that there will be many wonderful times ahead for both of you!

Free

Updated within the last 2 months.

One of our flagship programs started in 1999, this is a prayer and recovery circle for our clients and volunteers that modifies the 12-step programs and allows clients to share, receive positive feedback, and pray for the community.

Dinner is served after The Circle.

All spiritual views are honored and respected at the Circle.

Wednesday: 6:00 PM
Phil Watkins
Katherine Paredes
Updated within the last 4 months.

Heart 2 Heart is a ministry of San Antonio’s First Baptist Church and was founded on two simple principles:

  • We all experience brokenness sometime in our life.
  • There is healing in God’s Word.

Typical Support and Recovery Groups:

Groups typically include those listed below but can vary. Registration is required for each group.

Divorce Care
Will anyone accept you after your divorce? This group will. Take steps toward courage and wholeness with those who know how deeply divorce can cut.

Considering Forgiveness
Does forgiveness mean excusing harmful behavior? Is forgiveness necessary? Explore these difficult questions in a group that won't insult your dignity by minimizing or downplaying the hurt you have known.

Grief Share
Grief is a burden too heavy for anyone’s shoulders to bear alone. In this fellowship, you’ll find a group that stands by one another when the loss you’ve known bends you to the ground.

Men's Freedom Group
(meets year-round on Tuesdays)
We are a Christ-centered, 12-step self-help group providing a safe and confidential setting (apart from other H2H groups) for men recovering from sexual addiction. Our goal is to provide you with the support of fellow recovery travelers with once-weekly meetings year-round.

Journey to Restoration
This caring ministry creates a safe space for those who during childhood were abused, sexually, physically, emotionally, verbally or by neglect.

Cancer Care
Facilitated by those who know cancer firsthand, the cancer support group aims to become a place of welcome, safety, and tenderness for you in a harsh and frightening time.

All groups are open to the community. You do not need to be a member of the church.

Register and see current schedule online here.

Free.

Bryan Richardson Send email
(210) 226-0363 x: 2236
Updated within the last 1 month.

Chrysalis Ministries offers in-house life skill classes for all clients. We also partner with multiple non-profits to help further client's education.

Available classes:

  • Job Readiness and Career Development with two annual job fairs (No fee required)
  • Money Management
  • 12-Step Faith-based Substance Abuse and Recovery (NA & AA)
  • Anger Management Class ($55 fee)
  • Theft Addiction and Recovery
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Seeking Safety: PTSD and Substance Abuse Pastoral Counseling (No fee)
  • Parenting Classes (No cost)
  • Moral Recognition Therapy (No charge)

Click here for program times & dates.

Fees vary

Updated within the last 1 month.

The ARC is a holistic rehabilitation center comprised of religious activities, work therapy, educational classes (spiritual, emotional, financial, life skills, and addiction) as well as recreational therapy. Also work with community resources to assist our participants with any medical needs they may have.

Every potential participant undergoes a comprehensive intake interview to ensure the ARC program is the best possible match for them. If the interview process determines it’s not, we’ll make every effort to refer them to a program that will be.

A long-term commitment of at least six months is required so patterns of poor decision-making can be broken and replaced with positive life choices – changes that will help them become productive citizens of their community.

Free.

Timothy Farrell Send email
(210) 223-6877
Updated within the last 4 months.

Pastor Mooney enjoys telling the story of how he came to Christ and is willing to discuss the Word of God with anyone. Pastor Mooney was ordained as a minister in 1996, devotes his life to the Lord, and welcomes everyone to join the churches activities and services. He strongly believes that “It takes one to know one and show them the way.” Pastor Mooney is a living example that “God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you always have sufficiency in all things, and that you may have an abundance for every good thing” (2 COR 9:8 NKJV).

Our vision is to help the homeless, and those on drugs (crack cocaine, alcohol, downers, uppers, and heroin) and those in gangs. These individuals need a chance to have a job and money to help them start over again with a new life. We see them on our street corners all over the world. We need, as a people, to come together and help feed and clothe these individuals. We, as human beings are complete with body, mind, and spirit.

Sunday worship service: 11 AM Tuesday Bible Study: 6 PM
Henry Mooney
(210) 251-2040
Detra Mooney
(210) 251-2040
Updated within the last 4 months.

The residential area home has been open since 2008 serving the needs of men in the community primarily suffering from drug and alcohol addictions. Men from all walks of life and ages and racial background receive personal and spiritual help following the 12 step Christian approach of Celebrate Recovery. Our Men’s Recovery home is also using a format of house rules and guidelines similar to the Oxford House national program, to help with learning self-governing and requirements of living as one group. We are proudly 501C-3 approved.

This approach includes biblical counseling, life application, parenting, and communication skills to better prepare them for the general society. There is additional focus on anger management, writing skills to assist in future job applications and additional one on one focus in their respective area of need. This program is free of charge to the residents that meet the proper requirements. The men make a commitment to use these tools to overcome the destructive power of alcohol and drug addictions.

Click here to learn more

Updated within the last 1 month.

Pioneer Group San Antonio is a community of people in recovery that honors the biblical roots of the 12-Step movement.  We seek to grow in our recovery and as followers of Jesus through a commitment to the program, sponsorship, fellowship, study, and worship.

All year long, Pioneer hosts a number of weekly meetings and classes for people in recovery. From weekly 12-Step meetings in local churches to multiple class and Bible study offerings at recovery facilities and homeless shelters, Pioneer reaches thousands of lives each year by building and fostering relationships between the recovery community and the faith community.

Click here for a list of meetup times and locations.

Click here to contact us.

  • Heaven for hope

1 Haven For Hope Way, San Antonio, TX 78207

  • Alamo Heights United Methodist Church 

825 E Basse Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209

Tuesday evenings: 7:15 PM-8:30 PM (Heaven for Hope) Friday evenings: 7:15 PM-8:30 PM (Alamo Heights United Methodist Church) Every third Saturday evening: 5:00 PM-7:00 PM (Alamo Heights United Methodist Church)
Chris Estus
Updated within the last 4 months.

A Christ-centered, 12-Step recovery program dealing with hurts, habits and hang-ups.

Free.

Friday: 7:00 PM 7:15 PM (Large Group), 8:15 PM (Small Group) *Child care provided
Mike Sutton
Updated within the last month

Choose to Change Mentoring is a program offered by the Choose to Change Foundation. We work directly with men coming out of prison and struggling with drugs and alcohol. Our self-supporting, Christian-based program meets weekly (one-hour meetings). We believe in the life-changing power of God through faith in Jesus Christ. 

We teach personal development, personal responsibility, and life skills through our meetings and events. Drug and alcohol education is crucial to all our programs, classes & events. Membership is entirely free, but we encourage donations from our members and anyone who believes in what we do. 

Our mentoring program is designed to give people a starting point for a better future. We do not claim to have all the answers, but be assured that we do have answers.

A.C.D.C = Accountability, Consistency, Discipline & Courage. These are the core values at the forefront of our program. People, especially men, will be challenged to become more than they ever thought possible. This will be accomplished through our structured weekly meetings, events, and a “60-day mentoring challenge” available to all members. We believe people need to be inspired, challenged, and equipped to believe in what may seem impossible.
Thank you for taking the time to learn about our program. Please take a few minutes to read through the rest of this page. If you would like a closer look at what we do and why we do it, please give us a call or come by one of our weekly meetings or events.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

SERVICES Sunday: 10:30 AM & 7:00 PM Wednesday: 7:00 PM
Kevin Godley
(210) 863-3340
Updated within the last 2 months.

Celebrate Recovery is a Biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. It is based on the actual words of Jesus rather than psychological theory. We'll be getting to know each other over coffee, and discuss life issues.

During our meetings, we typically praise God in song, pray for each other, have Bible readings, listen to a Recovery-centered message, and go over some of the core principles of Celebrate Recovery.  Irregardless of our uniquely individual "hurts, habits, or hang-ups," Celebrate Recovery is a safe place to seek God's help in our lives.

Free.

Fridays: 6:30 PM
Updated within the last month

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain, or addiction of any kind.

Celebrate Recovery is a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our life.

Click here to learn more.

Live Virtual Recovery Meeting Wednesday 12:00 PST.

Tuesday: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Recovery Meeting Wednesday at 12:00 PST
Updated within the last 2 months.

The Faith Based Institute - House of Discipleship is faith based residential program for men. Our transitional housing program is for men to overcome homelessness, parole, probation and drug addiction in a comfortable and loving home environment. The program ranges from 6 to 12 months, however one may choose to stay longer for further training once the program is completed.

Our goal is to transform the lives of those who are trapped by the deception of drugs and reintegrate them back into society as contributing citizen & disciples for our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ. We welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver the best Faith Based Initiative-service of its kind. 

For more information, contact Pastor Jackson at (210) 842-4969.

Terrell Jackson
(210) 842-4969
Updated within the last 2 months.

The Faith Based Institute - Sarah's House is faith based residential program for women. Our transitional housing program is for women to overcome homelessness, parole, probation and drug addiction in a comfortable and loving home environment. The program ranges from 6 to 12 months, however one may choose to stay longer for further training once the program is completed.

Our goal is to transform the lives of those who are trapped by the deception of drugs and reintegrate them back into society as contributing citizen & disciples for our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ. We welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver the best Faith Based Initiative-service of its kind. 

For more information, contact Tena Jackson at (210) 782-4321.

Tena Jackson
(210) 782-4321
Updated within the last 2 months.

The Opioid Program is a partnership of providers and clinics within University Health’s Family Planning Program that provides medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and counseling to help patients with opioid use disorder (OUD). 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • positive screening for opioid use disorder (OUD) at one of our Family Planning locations;
  • a desire for recovery services;
  • uninsured;
  • male or female of reproduction age (18-64);
  • Texas resident;
  • at or below 250% of the federal poverty level.

Click here to apply.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Diana Campa Del Rosario Send email
(210) 644-2306
Clarissa Reyes Send email
(210) 644-2306
Updated within the last year

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-Centered, 12-Step Program that offers healing and restoration for life's hurts, habits, and hang-ups, including:

  • Drug/Alcohol Dependency
  • Emotional Eating
  • Divorce
  • Anger
  • Control
  • Co-dependency
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Sexual Addictions and Brokenness
  • Grief and Loss
  • Gambling Addictions
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual and Physical Abuse
  • Workaholism

Almost everyone suffers from a hurt, habit or hang-up. Almost anyone can benefit from Celebrate Recovery.

Join us as we work out our recoveries together.

Newcomers are always welcome!  We have a group called Newcomers 101 that will help familiarize you with CR and answer any questions you may have!?

CR is for Adults 18 and older.

Free Childcare for participants with Children and The Church Youth Program meets at the same time as well.

For more information, please contact us at  210-254-7876 or email us.

Wednesday: 6:30 PM (Dinner), 7:00 PM (Group) *FC Bldg 1, All Access Lounge

RR at RKSA is intended to help all those who are suffering from patterns of behavior and/or mental attachments including addiction or any other repetitive behavior that has caused suffering in your life.

RR is a Buddhist based practice to investigate the causes of our individual suffering and to pursue its extinguishment through the practice of The Eightfold Path.

The Refuge Recovery group meets every Monday at 7:00 PM in-person at the Center.

The Rissho Kosei-Kai Buddhist Center of San Antonio offers a variety of in-person and online services to our members and to the community.

All are welcome.

Free donations are welcome

Click here for ways to danate

Monday: 7:00 PM
Updated within the last 2 months.

Grace House is a faith-based residential program to train, support, and give hope to women following incarceration, drug and alcohol addiction, or those amid perilous lifestyles.

The Grace House setting and training allow women to overcome the addictive and destructive lifestyles that have kept them from becoming productive citizens.

Women only.

Applicants must submit an application and be interviewed and evaluated to determine their desire and potential for participating in the Grace House program.

Download the application form here.

Updated within the last 2 months.
Notice

If you need to reach out to someone during this time, call the AA Hotline (210-828-6235) and you will be connected to help.

Click here to find times and other details of all meetings in the greater San Antonio area.

Click here for a list of meetings that are currently being held virtually.

Click here for a list of all Spanish-speaking meetings.

If you need books, chips, etc., please stop by the Bookshop, or call (210) 821-6325 and we will ship.

Closed Meetings are for A.A. members only, or for those who have a drinking problem and have a desire to stop drinking.

Click here for the latest details on this group.

This is a closed in-person group for Women that is held at the Abiding Presence Lutheran Church at the classroom accros the gym.

  • Babysitting Available
  • Closed
  • Discussion
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Wheelchair-Accessible Bathroom
  • Women

There are no dues or fees for AA membership.

Saturday: 10:30 AM (In the Gym)
Updated within the last 1 month.

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-Centered, 12-Step Program that offers healing and restoration for life’s hurts, hang-ups, and habits. Celebrate Recovery is a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our life. It offers practical life application to the sanctification process.

Welcome Newcomer! Here is what you need to know about Celebrate Recovery.

Some of the issues/challenges can include but are not limited to the following:

  • Abuse - Physical/Emotional/Sexual
  • Adult Children of Family Dysfunction
  • Anger
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Co-Dependency
  • Co-Dependent Woman in a relationship with a Sexually Addicted Man
  • Food Addiction and Eating Disorders
  • Love and Relationship Addiction
  • Mental Health
  • Mixed Issues
  • Sexual Addiction

All are welcome; come as you are, not as you think you need to be.

Thursday: 6:30 PM
Brittany Whalen Send email
Updated within the last 5 months.

Phase One

Our Phase One program prepares students to be disciples through a six-month course filled with Bible studies, service work in the community, and volunteer work for other non-profit organizations.  The students also assist in the San Antonio Christian Church community soup kitchen as well as in their food pantry distributions.  

During this phase, we will also help students with ID recovery, if needed, to prepare them for the workplace and so they can transition into our Phase Two work program.  

?The program has a productive daily routine that all must adhere to. Think of it as a Boot Camp for Life. Each day begins with prayer and Bible study.  The remainder of the day keeps residents active and engaged.

Students participate in Hands On Training (HOT), which includes community service, evangelizing, and assisting other ministries.  We train students to be disciples of Jesus Christ through biblical truths.  This experience equips each one to live to the full potential God intended for their lives.

Phase Two

Our Phase Two program helps students find employment.  Participants then contribute 25% of their income toward room and board, as a way of giving back, keep 25% for their personal basic needs, and save 50% to eventually use towards transitioning back home with family or to begin independent living.  

Our requirements:

  • At risk men
  • A referral from a pastor or ministry is preferred
  • To have and maintain the desire to change their life
  • To have and maintain the ability to surrender

Phase 1: Nothing.
Phase 2: 25% of income.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: 4:00 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

Fabian Ybarra Send email
Updated within the last 2 months.

Pierced Heart Ministry’s purpose is to bring people together who have loved ones suffering from addiction. Sharing strategies for coping with the addicted one's behavior, your concerns, prayers, tears, and hopes in a safe, loving, confidential, Christ-centered setting.

An open gathering, where people can come and share their feeling and frustrations. A safe non-judgmental environment to express their fears, worries and their concerns. An accepting and loving place to know they are not alone in their struggles with their loved ones dealing with addiction.

The Pierced Heart Ministry demonstrates, through prayer, listening, and caring for one another, that they are not alone on this journey. Christ is always with them. God’s love will be revealed to them as healing takes place. Create bonds with one another through prayer and sharing.

Click here for more information or if you or someone you know, could benefit from Pierced Heart Ministry.

Please contact Pat Lamoureaux at (210) 323-1812 or [email protected] if you have any questions about this ministry.

Pat Lamoureaux Send email
(210) 323-1812
Updated within the last 4 months.

Please know that you don’t have to do your recovery journey alone. CR is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with a hurt, habit, or hang-up. Whether you want to work on issues related to trust, anger, pornography, food, codependency, abuse, or have a loved one struggling with addiction, CR is for you.

CR is a safe place to find community and freedom from issues that are controlling us. We offer topic and gender-specific small groups to help you on your journey to freedom.

Open to anyone over 18 years of age. Childcare available through registration.

Free.

Friday, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Gold Canyon Campus
Jeanie Postell Send email
(210) 253-5971
Updated within the last month

Celebrate Recovery is a program designed to help those struggling with hurts, hang-ups, and habits by showing them the loving power of Jesus Christ through the recovery process.

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. It is based on the actual words of Jesus rather than psychological theory.

During our meetings, we typically praise God in song, pray for each other, have Bible readings, listen to a Recovery-centered message, recite the "Serenity Prayer", and recount the twelve steps of AA or the eight principles of Celebrate Recovery. Irregardless of our uniquely individual "hurts, habits, or hang-ups," Celebrate Recovery is a safe place to seek God's help in our lives.

A meal is served at 5:45 PM if you want to arrive early.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Worship Services: Sun 9:30am Sun Bible Class 10:30am Wed 7:00pm
Updated within the last 2 months.
Notice

If you need to reach out to someone during this time, call the AA Hotline (210-828-6235) and you will be connected to help.

Click here to find times and other details of all meetings in the greater San Antonio area.

Click here for a list of meetings that are currently being held virtually.

Click here for a list of all Spanish-speaking meetings.

If you need books, chips, etc., please stop by the Bookshop, or call (210) 821-6325 and we will ship.

Closed meetings are for A.A. members only, or for those who have a drinking problem and "have a desire to stop drinking."

Click here for the latest details on this group.

This group meets in person in Building 2, Room 220. There is no elevator.

  • Closed
  • Discussion
  • Women
Monday: 7:00 PM
Updated within the last 2 months.

We are a Christ-centered self-help group providing a safe and confidential setting for men recovering from sexual addiction.

Men

Sunday: 6:30 PM - Room 106
Updated within the last 4 months.

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain, or addiction of any kind.

Celebrate Recovery is a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues controlling our lives.

Thursday: 7:00 PM
Updated within the last 2 months.

The heart of New Beginnings is to be a faith-based recovery program designed to help people overcome their addiction, alcoholism, or any other life-controlling issues by finding their true identity in Christ. 

New Beginnings meetings are 1 hour long. We go over a short biblically based recovery topic and have a time of open share.

Whether you’re wanting to get sober for the first time or want to continue in your sobriety, New Beginnings is for you.

New Beginnings short-term vision involves:

  • Weekly Support Group meetings
  • Bible Studies
  • Discipleship Connection
  • Referrals to short/long-term recovery

Free

Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
Brian Kraft Send email
Updated within the last 2 months.

Starlite’s Journey Program is a faith-based approach to rehab, designed specifically for those who desire a Christian perspective on the recovery process. This non-denominational program provides a certified Christian counselor to help clients build and strengthen their faith throughout their time at Starlite.

The Journey Program is open to anyone wishing to participate. Clients join weekly process groups that combine Christian beliefs with evidence-based, psychological principles to treat the whole person, emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

Activities include:

  • Daily journaling
  • Bible study
  • Twelve Step group meetings
  • Meetings with chaplains
  • Meditation
  • Celebrate Recovery meetings

Ages 18+.

Click here for more information.

Click here or call to contact us.

At Starlite Recovery Center, we understand that many extenuating circumstances, such as financial worries, can impact your decision to seek help for an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. At Starlite, we aim to alleviate such concerns so that you can access the care you need at this crossroads in your life.

Payment Options

If you choose to pay for your care out-of-pocket, we are able to work with you to devise a financial plan that can suit your needs.

Insurances accepted include:

  • Aetna
  • Beacon
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid - Community First
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • and many more
24/7
Updated within the last week

We offer optional programming for those who desire to incorporate Christian beliefs into their recovery.

Many Christians struggle alone with chemical dependency for fear of rejection. At La Hacienda, we recognize addiction as a serious disease, rather than moral inadequacy, that affects the mind, body, and spirit. For those who desire to incorporate their Christian faith into their recovery, group and individual counseling is provided which includes recognition of the transforming power of the Holy Spirit.

Those patients who desire to participate in the Christian focus groups do so in addition to all other programming. Our clinical staff includes a minister who facilitates five groups each week.

These special counseling groups explore:

  • Biblical scripture and the relationship to the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous
  • The spiritual nature of human relationships
  • The importance of forgiveness in healing
  • Other essential components of spirituality in recovery
  • Gaining insight about the important aspects of recovery, and learning how it interrelates with Christian faith, helps our patients experience renewed hope from their core beliefs.

Visitation time is reserved for those wishing to visit with a pastor or priest. Our staff minister is available for individual counseling and assistance for patients, family members, and area pastors, as requested.

At La Hacienda we recognize addiction as a serious disease that affects the mind, body and spirit – rather than moral inadequacy.

We accept most major insurances.

Click here to verify insurance.

Art VanDivier
(830) 995-8048
Dr. James Boone, MD
Updated within the last 2 months.