Resources related to the intersection of Buddhism and Recovery.

Online Programs and Communities

Bill K.’s blog  on the 12 Steps and Zen koans, and more
Buddhist Recovery (on Reddit)
Buddhist Recovery Circle 
Eight Step Recovery
Fifth Precept Sangha 
Dave Smith Dharma
Recovery Dharma 
Recovery Resource Hub 
Refuge Recovery 
The 12-fold path 
The 83 Problems 

Recovery Podcasts

BRN Podcasts
The 12-Step Buddhist Podcast –
Alcohol Free Recovery Podcasts
The Secular Buddhist – BRN Founding member Paul Saintilan talks about his involvement in the Buddhist Recovery Network and the use of Buddhist practice in recovering from addiction) 

Links related to book review commentary

Kevin Griffin – 
Bradford Hatcher – 
Noah Levine / Dharma Punx – 
Judith Ragir – 
Laura S. / 12 Steps on Buddha’s Path – 
Claude Anshin Thomas / At Hell’s Gate –
Naikan – natural approach to mental wellness, based on Japanese Psychology –

Other miscellaneous links on Buddhism and Recovery

AA Agnostica (A space for AA agnostics, atheists and freethinkers worldwide) – 
Addiction Recovery Through Yoga  –
Auckland Buddhist Centre – Buddhist Recovery – 
Balanced Holistic Weight Management – 
East-West Detox is a British charity dedicated to offering a holistic alternative treatment and support of substance misusers; using herbal detoxification at Thamkrabok Monastery, combined with meditation and mindfulness for relapse prevention, life coaching and skill building to enable full recovery and re-integration into society – East-West Detox Facebook
Integrating Psychology and Spirituality for the relief of personal suffering –
Scott Kiloby – 
Lisa Dale Miller (Awakened Presence Psychotherapy) –
Mindful Solutions for Addiction and Relapse Prevention (Drs. Elisha and Stefanie Goldstein) – 
UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center –
Mindfulness for Recovery (Buddhist Based Practices for Abstinence & Recovery from Alcohol and Other Drug Addictions) –
New Life Foundation – 
Northwest Buddhist recovery – 
One Mind Dharma – 
Paul Hedderman (A Zen slap to your mind…) – 
Paul Trafford (A dissertation on avoiding pamada and the 5th Precept) – Thesis 
ProTalk (A community) – Is Mindfulness an Emerging Treatment for Addiction? 
Sacred Connections (Unifying Principles of the 12 Steps of A.A. in the Wisdom Traditions) – 
San Francisco Zen Center – Meditation in Recovery 
Signs of Mental Health Disorders – 
Refuge Recovery – A Buddhist Path to Recovering from Addiction 
The 83 Problems – the83problems 
The Mindful Addict (Tom Catton talks about his book The Mindful Addict in a YouTube video) – The Mindful Addict 

The Smart Buddhist (Modern Psychology applied with Buddhist Philosophy for lasting recovery from dependence) –
The Spiritual Self-Schema development program (Integrating psychology and spirituality for the relief of personal suffering) –
Thamkrabok Monastery Detox and Rehab

The Twelve Steps of Liberation –
Vipassana Meditation Courses in Prisons – 
Wildmind (Meditation resources) – 
Yes, We’re Buddhists Too –  Jan Willis examines the subtle—and not so subtle—racism that exists in American Buddhism. –
ZenBitchSlap – 


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