Website Resources:

Al-Anon – 12-step based fellowship for family members of recovering alcoholics but a strong network for anyone seeking help in understanding addiction’s impact on the family

Alcoholics Anonymous -group to help people recover from alcoholism through sharing experiences and accountability

Allender Center – provides training for counseling professionals and lay workers in trauma and abuse therapy

Bethesda Workshops –  to encourage sexual wholeness by ministering to those damaged by sexual abuse, sin, and addiction

Celebrate Recovery – Christ-centered 12-step program for any addiction.  Known programs in Charlotte offered at: Providence Road Church of Christ, Calvary and Forest Hill

Christian Recovery International – coalition of ministries dedicated to helping the Christian community become a safe and helpful place for people recovering from addiction, abuse or trauma

Co-Dependents Anonymous – fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships

Divorce Care (and DC for Kids too*) – help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce.  Known Programs in Charlotte: Church at Charlotte, Calvary*, Forest Hill*, Central Church of God*

Faithful and True Ministries – three day events of teaching and small group interaction designed to help men break free from compulsive sexual behavior

L.I.F.E. Ministries – Christ-centered ministry that works through the local church to provide people with resources and relationships for healthy sexuality

New Way Ministries – Larry Crabb’s ministry on spiritual formation and authentic community

S-ANON – groups of the relatives and friends of sexually addicted people who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems

Sex Addicts Anonymous – standard 12-step recovery program for men or women striving to overcome compulsive sexual behavior

Sexaholics Anonymous – standard 12-step recovery program for men or women striving to overcome compulsive sexual behavior

Charlotte Emergency Phone Numbers:

Adult Protective Services – 704-336-CARE (704-336-2273)

Emergency Room Counselor – 704-444-2400

Mobile Crisis – 704-566-3410 (they come to you)

Presbyterian 24 hour hotline – 704-384-4255

Rape Crisis – 704-375-0602

Suicide Hotline – 1-800-784-2433

Richmond Emergency Phone Numbers and Resources:

Chesterfield Emergency Mental Health   804-748-6356

Hanover Emergency Mental Health         804-365-4200

Henrico Emergency Mental Health          804-727-8484

Pregnancy Resource Center—      804-673-2020 or 800-395-HELP

Program for divorce care—First Baptist Richmond      804-358-5458

Safe Harbor—Sexual and Domestic Violence   804-287-7877

VA Child Abuse Hotline     804-786-8536

YWCA Sexual Violence Hotline (Rape Hotline)            804-643-0888

Alcoholics Anonymous—

Northstar Community—800.908.2377—provides a Christ-centered approach to recovery where hurting individuals and families can receive encouragement, education and support in their recovery process.


Recommended Sermons/Talks:

Brene Brown – The Power of Vulnerability

Brene Brown – Listening to Shame

Palmer Trice – Blessed in My Mess

Tim Keller – Confession, Disciplines of Grace (Psalm 32:1-11)

Tim Keller – Job – A Path Through Suffering

Tim Keller – Marriage as Ministry Power

Tim Keller – The Healing of Anger

Tim Keller – Sex, Singleness & Marriage series

Tim Keller – The Questions of Suffering