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: Multiple meetings daily with the exception of August when the number of options thins.
Every Saturday 17.00-18.30 at the American Church
62, quai d’Orsay, 75007 Paris
Métro: Invalides or Alma-Marceau; bus 63 (stops in front of the church). Buses 80, 83 and 92 stop nearby.
Every Wednesday 19.00-20.30 and Thursday 12.15-13.45
Scots Kirk (ground floor)
17 rue Bayard, 75008
Métro: Franklin Roosevelt or Champs Elysées Clemenceau, bus 80.
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)
Updated May 2017