If you have started a Buddhist Recovery meeting and would like it listed here, please
register your meeting here.
Facilitator Guide – This document describes a sample meeting format, plus the roles and responsibilities of the group facilitator. [Facilitator Guidebook – Sept 2017].
Note this does not include meeting formats for Recovery Dharma and Refuge Recovery Meetings
Buddhism/Twelve Step Group Guidelines by Kevin Griffin- This PDF is located on the Buddhist Recovery Network website and was created for those wishing to begin a new group. It covers group intention, leadership, membership, and form and content, as well as examples of other groups.
NWBR facilitator guidebook by Debra Greenfield – This workbook was compiled for our 2013 facilitator workshop, to support new facilitators in establishing and running a Buddhist recovery meeting. (PDF format)
Buddhist Recovery meeting workbook by Vince Cullen – Topics suitable for discussion in Buddhist recovery groups from the 5th precept “sit and share” groups (PDF format)
From-Hungry-Ghost-to-Being-Human-(Taking-Sajja-Beyond-Thamkrabok) – by Vince Cullen This booklet is used as a study guide for 5th precept “sit and share” meetings. It is based on the teachings of the Thamkrabok Monastery in Thailand that emphasize a strict adherence to the 5th precept, and a vow of abstinence from intoxicants. (PDF format)