Group & Meeting Downloads

Downloads related to meeting formats, or running a meeting can be found on our For Facilitators page.

General Downloads (in alphabetical order)

21 Day Course of meditations for recovery  Complete series on as well as the full set of recordings on

Anastasia Stephens – Meditation for Addiction Recovery
Anastasia Stephens is a holistic health consultant, a qualified medical herbalist (BScHons) who also trained in somatic experiencing, a trauma healing technique. She is a member of the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council.

Buddhist Recovery Network – 2009 Conference Program – An insight into the 2009 Inaugural Conference 

David Swick – The Mindful Society: One Moment at a Time
Shambhala Sun, November 2011. 

Doug C. – A Buddhist’s Insight into the 12 Steps of Recovery.

Eight Step RecoveryGuided Meditation Practices for Eight Step Recovery by Valerie Mason-John and Paramabandhu

Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP)
MBRP (Bowen, Chawla and Marlatt, 2010) is a groundbreaking treatment approach by researchers a the University of Washington. Read more here and/or download Clinician Resources

Paul Saintilan – Buddhism and Recovery, an article in Addiction Today from May/June 2005

Paul Simons – Escaping the Karma of Addiction, an article in Insight Journal, Summer 2008

Judith Ragir –  Audio Podcast on the 12 Steps and Buddhism

Rev. Alex Holt – Suggested revisions for ‘How it Works’, draft for comment.
HOW IT WORKS (revised and adapted from AA ‘Big Book’)

Sarpashana Sourcebook  – The Sarpashana Sourcebook is an eclectic collection of essays on addiction covering a wide range of perspectives: scientific, psychoanalytic, Buddhist, AA, and Al Anon.


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