Webinar on Addictions

This is a webinar by members of the UU Addictions Ministry Team on addictions that can be used to understand addictions and how they arise and are treated:


Making Lemonade by Rev. Nancy Holden, UU Society of River Falls, Wisconsin, 2011

Double Trouble by Rev. Barbara F. Meyers, Mission Peak UU Congregation, Fremont, CA, May 23, 2010

Sermon on Alcoholism and AA by George H Anderson, First Parish Church Unitarian Universalist, Duxbury, MA. September 23, 2012

UU Books

Addictions Ministry Handbook by Denis Meacham, Skinner House Books. Tools to launch a congregation-based program for members affected by drug and alcohol addiction.

This Day in Recovery – 365 Meditations edited by Lane Campbell and Katie Kanderian-Morris, Skinner House Books, 2021> Offers a short, daily experience to help bring readers back to their spiritual center in the daily moments of struggle and questioning.


Congregational Policy on Alcohol Use – GA 2011

Co-Occurring Disorders – GA 2011

UU Principles On-line Recovery Meetings

We are very pleased to announce the formation of the UU Principles Recovery Meeting! For those in recovery from compulsive use of substances or behaviors or their family effects, and who wish to appreciate and employ the principles of Unitarian Universalism in their recovery, join us! We honor all recovery paths and support self-definition of recovery. The first of our monthly meetings in is one week, August 15th, 2021 at 4 ET/1 PT, at

National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month, a national observance that educates Americans on the fact that addiction treatment and mental health services can enable those with a substance use disorder and/or mental health problem to live a healthy and rewarding life.