Groups -- Addictions

Compulsive Overeating

Champaign

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

Overeaters Anonymous (OA) - Champaign County (1960 A,L)
This 12-step, self-help group is for compulsive overeaters and people with anorexia or bulimia.
Call: (888) 216-8458 for local meetings (automated message) or (505) 891-2664 for national office
Email:
National Website: oa.org
Write: Overeaters Anonymous, P.O. Box 44020, Rio Rancho, NM 87174

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) - East Central Illinois (1948 A,L)
This group's mission is to support members as they take and keep off pounds sensibly. TOPS Club, Inc. is a nonprofit, noncommercial weight-loss support organization, with chapters located worldwide. Its two-fold objective is to encourage healthy lifestyles through weight management support groups and by sponsoring obesity research. TOPS publishes educational materials to help its members understand the dynamics of behavior change, good nutrition, and increased activity in developing a healthy new lifestyle. Annual membership, which includes a member magazine, is $32 plus nominal chapter fees to cover operating expenses – usually less than $5 per month. There are meetings in Coles, DeWitt, Douglas, Iroquois, McLean, Piatt, and Vermilion counties. For meeting information, check the website, e-mail, or call. To start a chapter near you, gather four people, a scale, and have a place to meet, then call Sharon Dines and she will help get you started.
Call: Sharon Dines (815) 698-2098
Email:
National Website: www.tops.org
Write: Sharon Dines, 2353 N. 1250 East Rd., Danforth, IL 60930

Vermilion

Rescue Us Addiction Program (2015 A,L/P)
This group provides support for all addictions, drugs, food, pornography, etc., and is an outreach ministry to functioning addicts and adult family members, bringing them to the local New Testament church for help and support. It is also a strong discipleship program for the churched and unchurched. Transportation and childcare can be arranged. Meets Fridays 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 201 Frazier St., just behind First Church of Christ, Georgetown.
Call: Dan Gocken (217) 274-0333 or Stephen Hughes (217) 474-2306

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) - Vermilion (1948 A,L)
This group's mission is to support members as they take and keep off pounds sensibly. TOPS Club, Inc. is a nonprofit, noncommercial weight-loss support organization, with chapters located worldwide. Its two-fold objective is to encourage healthy lifestyles through weight management support groups and by sponsoring obesity research. Annual membership, which includes a member magazine, is $28 plus nominal chapter fees to cover operating expenses – usually less than $5 per month. There are several weekly meetings in Vermilion County. For meeting information, check the website, e-mail, or call.
Call: Area Captain, Tuck Miller (217) 497-4506 or Coordinator, Sharon Dines (815) 698-2098
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National Website: www.tops.org
Write: TOPS, 807 Franklin, Danville, IL 61832