Groups -- Addictions

Codependency / Dysfunctional Families and Behaviors

Champaign

Adult Children of Alcoholics (2016 A,L)
This is a 12-step recovery group that is for and facilitated by adult children of alcoholics. Meets Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 602 W. Green St., Urbana.
Call: (217) 841-7119
Email:
National Website: adultchildren.org

Al-Anon Family Group (Champaign) (1983 A,L)
This group is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics. Teens and adults share their experiences, strengths, and hopes for overcoming their common problems with alcoholism.
Call: Al-Anon (866) 794-8515
Email:
Local Website: siafg.org
National Website: al-anon.org
Write: AFG-District 12, P.O. Box 12, Champaign, IL 61820

Celebrate Recovery (Windsor Road Christian Church) (2009 A,L)
This 12-step, Christ-centered, recovery program addresses all types of habits, hurts, and inhibitions. It is based on the fellowship of a caring community. It includes large-group sharing and small, separate-gender groups related to chemical dependency, and men's and women's issues. Meets Fri., 5:45-6:15 for fellowship and dinner and 6:15-8:00 p.m. for the meeting, Windsor Road Christian Church, 2501 Windsor Rd., Champaign.
Call: Windsor Road Christian Church (217) 359-2122
Email:
National Website: celebraterecovery.com
Write: Windsor Road Christian Church, 2501 Windsor Rd., Champaign, IL 61822

Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) (2005 A,L)
This 12-step fellowship is for men and women whose common purpose is to recover from codependence and to develop and maintain healthy relationships. Group literature is available. Donations are requested to cover literature and expenses. Meets in Champaign Mon., 7:00-8:00 p.m., The Pavilion, Lecture Rm., 809 W. Church St.; and in Rantoul Wed., 7:00 p.m., Serenity Shack, 117 Ohio St.
Call: Kathy for Champaign (217) 979-2847 or Lou for Rantoul (217) 898-2847
Email: -
National Website: coda.org

No Longer Bound (1998 F,L)
This Christian support group is for people, ages 18 and older, who want to learn new behavior patterns for any unwanted habits. The group uses biblical principles and emphasizes self-understanding and the unchanging love of God for all humanity. It offers tools to restore the fruit of the Spirit, provides a workable formula for confronting the past, provides a model for surrendering one's life to God, reaffirms God's right and power to rule over all of life, and emphasizes the relationship between the 12 steps and the practices of Christian living. The group includes discussion, learning, self-awareness, and sharing of life experiences. Call Evangelist Eloris Nash for schedule, information, and preregistration.
Call: Evangelist Eloris Nash (217) 352-9527 or (217) 390-2813
Email:

Restore (The Vineyard Church) (1999 A,L)
This program is based on the teachings of Jesus Christ and is loosely based on a 12-step program. It is for people who are building healthy relationships and finding hope, strength, and freedom from hurts, habits, and inhibitions. Meets Tues., 6:45-9:00 p.m., The Vineyard Hope Center, 1802 N. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.
Call: Eddie Lutz or Dan Putman (217) 384-3070
Email:
Local Website: thevineyardchurch.us
Write: Daniel Putman, The Vineyard Church, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave., Urbana, IL 61801

Macon

Al-Anon Family Group (Macon) (1952 A,L)
This group provides aid to family members of alcoholics and is open to everyone. Child care is available for Sun. and Tues. meetings. Meets in Decatur Sun., 6:00 p.m.; Tues., 7:00 p.m.; Thurs., 10:00 a.m.; Fri 7:00 p.m.; and in Mt. Zion Thurs., 8:00 p.m. Call for meeting locations.
Call: Hotline (217) 423-8214
National Website: al-anon.org