Alcohol & Addiction

Printer-friendly versionSend by email
Alcohol & Addiction - Recovery Ministry
Find a Recovery Community
addiction hope.png

The mission of this Recovery Ministry is to work with our St. Francis community members who are moving in the direction of healing and wholeness. Is substance abuse and addiction a problem? You and your loved one's can find hope.  Help is available for you and for them. The community of St. Francis cares. Call with confidence to the Parish Health Ministry number, 734-821-2115 for a caring referral to a St. Francis Parish Recovery Community contact person. Strict confidentiality will be respected.

Do you have a desire to stop drinking?  Do you find that once you start, you can't stop?
You are not alone. There are over 300 weekly meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous in the Washtenaw County area. Stop by. Learn how hundreds of alcoholics have found the ability to not drink, one day at a time.

Are You Connected to a Recovery Community?
Are you familiar with Alcoholics Anonymous or other 12 step drug addiction support groups and the recovery community for people trying to be sober?  You can help other members of St. Francis find the recovery community.  Learn how by contacting the Parish Social Ministry Office swright [at] stfrancisa2 [dot] org or 734-821-2121.

Resources and Links
Alcoholics Anonymous, 734-482-5700

Alcoholics Anonymous 24-Hour Helpline, 1-800-711-6375

Lansing Bishop's Council on Alcohol & Other Drugs 1-877-342-2513

Huron Valley Alcoholics Anonymous

Recovery Support groups in Washtenaw County

Lansing Bishop's Council on Alcohol & Other Drugs

Promote understanding of the disease of alcoholism


The Addict Saint, St. Mark Ji Tianxiang was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 2001. Two details distinguish him from every other saint on our calendar: 1. He was a notorious opium addict; and  2) He hadn’t received Communion in 30 years.  Read more!