Good news folks. Don’t think that just because you have made the move to France that there isn’t a support system for you. There are a number of 12 step programs with a presence in Paris; some even have English language options. Here’s where to find a meeting near you:
English language meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous: Up to six meetings daily with the exception of August when the number of options thins.
Al Anon and Alateen: Four meetings weekly in English.
Saturday, 5-6:30 pm
62, quai d’Orsay, 75007 Paris
Métro: Invalides or Alma-Marceau
Monday, 8-9:00 pm
Wednesday, 7-8:30 pm
Thursday, 12:15-1:45 pm
17bis, rue Bayard, 75008 Paris
Métro: Franklin D. Roosevelt
Gamblers Anonymous: One meeting weekly
Tuesday at 8:00 pm
46 rue Galilée, 75016 Paris
(just ask at the counter, they will show you the meeting room)
Métro: Etoile or Kleber
English language meetings of Narcotics Anonymous: One meeting weekly.
Monday at 8:00 pm
St. Georges Anglican Church
7, rue Auguste Vacquerie, 75016 Paris
Métro : Kleber or Etoile
Overeaters Anonymous: At least one meeting daily.
Directory of 12 step groups in Paris (in French)