Who we are

Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families (ACA/DF) is a Twelve StepTwelve Tradition programme of people who grew up in dysfunctional homes.

The Laundry List– 14 traits we seem to have in common.

How we recover together

ACA provides a safe, nonjudgmental environment that allows us to grieve our childhoods and conduct an honest inventory of ourselves and our family—so we may (i) identify and heal core trauma, (ii) experience freedom from shame and abandonment, and (iii) become our own loving parents.

We meet together to share our experience of growing up in an environment where abuse, neglect and trauma infected us. This affects us today and influences how we deal with all aspects of our lives.

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Find a meeting via the meetings listings page ACA/DF worldwide (Select New Zealand or online)

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