For decades, recovery was synonymous with Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous. This changed through a series of events: the development of 11th Step groups, other 12-Step groups, and a long series of religious, spiritual, and secular alternatives to mainstream 12-Step groups. The images contained in this album highlight those growing varieties of recovery mutual aid experience.
Sources: White, W. & Kurtz, E. (2006). The varieties of recovery experience. International Journal of Self Help and Self Care
, 3(1-2), 21-61; White, W. (2019). A Chronology of addiction recovery mutual aid groups in the United States, posted here