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Finding Accountability partner help?
By bestgmever
8/24/2014 7:26:40 AM
Step 1 - Action Step — Admit the problem; seek help; attend meetings
I am traveling long term and recently decided that I need help staying clean.

I don't have easy access to accountability partners. This is all new to me.

Are there online groups for accountability? I'd prefer something where I can check and speak, like on Skype or Google Hangouts. A live chat session might work too. Resources?

Comments:

Yes    
"There are online groups. You can find these for whatever addiction you have Yahoo has several groups for addiction recovery."
posted at 07:38:21 on August 24, 2014 by Anonymous
ARPSupport.org    
"I haven't tried this, but I'm considering it. If anyone else has any experience with this group, I'd appreciate the feedback.

http://www.arpsupport.org/"
posted at 09:12:13 on August 25, 2014 by Anonymous
LDS Online Group/Partner    
"You can find group meetings and accountability partners through heart-t-heart.org. It is a mormon addiction recovery site. There is a place where you can get set up with an accountability partner"
posted at 22:14:28 on August 25, 2014 by Anonymous
Thanks    
"The heart-t-heart.org group looks like the right fit. Thanks for the help!"
posted at 01:12:30 on August 26, 2014 by bestgmever
my personal experience    
"BESTGMEVER,
I have had some success with the arp support group. I think that having the accountability is so very critical in making the lasting changes that we want to make in our lives. I have a small group of people who I can call now when I get worried or concerned rather than turning to my addiction which is a major first step. Good luck and God bless you in your efforts"
posted at 10:12:30 on August 27, 2014 by sjanderson


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