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The Kalamazoo, Michigan Stake offers Twelve Step meetings throughout Southwest Michigan. We also include meeting information for several other stakes in Michigan. Many meetings have a phone-in option, so that participants can call in from any location to join our meetings, and we have callers from across the US and other countries. Meetings are open to anyone who would like to participate. Callers can read and/or share, or they are welcome to call and silently listen until they feel comfortable with greater participation.

The Addiction Recovery Program (ARP) is a Twelve-Step program that incorporates gospel principles and the power of the Atonement to foster recovery and healing from all types of addiction. The power of the Twelve Step approach is the way it orders gospel principles and helps us more effectively apply them and feel the gift and power of the Atonement of Jesus Christ in our lives every day. The Steps help us learn how to trust our Heavenly Father, find strength for our own healing, and begin to heal our relationships with others. In addition to the regular ARP meetings, we offer pornography specific groups (PARG) that focus on overcoming pornography addiction.

Our Family Support Groups (FSG) use Healing Through Christ, which is a Twelve-Step program that offers help, hope, and healing for those who have a loved one struggling with addiction, health problems, relationship issues, and other life challenges. If you wish you could fix or change someone else; if you are negatively affected by someone else’s choices; if you carry painful emotional scars from the past or present; or if you simply want to be a wiser friend, parent, and disciple; Healing Through Christ provides insight and hope. We may not be able to  fix our family members or life situation, but we begin to learn what we can do–we can use our agency to find healing and recovery for ourselves and learn to interact with our loved ones in a healthier manner.

This website provides meeting information for Addiction Recovery Program meetings, Family Support Group meetings for men and women, Family Support Group meetings for women only, and Pornography Addiction Recovery Group meetings. Most of the meetings listed here have a phone-in option, which makes meetings more accessible and provide a degree of anonymity not possible in face-to-face meetings. You can also access current and past copies of The Arbor, the Kalamazoo Stake Twelve Step newsletter, which provides first-person accounts of experiences with the Twelve Steps of ARP and Healing Through Christ.

This is not an official website of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Contact us at thearborkalamazoo@gmail.com. Website is maintained by Meghan D.

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