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Buddhist Recovery Meetings: United States > Washington


Bainbridge Island


Refuge Recovery B.I. Sunday


Day/time: Sunday  —  4:00pm - 5:30pm


Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

105 Winslow Way W, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, USA   Map


Other info:

Meeting type:

  • English
  • Open
  • Wheelchair Access


Contact: - https://www.facebook.com/groups/refugerecoveryregionone/


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Bainbridge Island


Refuge Recovery


Day/time: Tuesday  —  7:00pm - 8:30pm


Eagle Harbor Congregational Church

105 Winslow Way W, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, USA   Map


Other info:

Meeting type:

  • English
  • Open
  • Wheelchair Access


Contact: Website(s)- https://refugerecoverywashington.org/ - https://www.facebook.com/groups/refugerecoveryregionone/


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Bellevue


  

Please note: People in the area have tried to attend this meeting and reported to us that there was no one at the venue at the time listed below. The Buddhist Recovery Network has attempted to correspond with the contact for this meeting and received no response. As a result, we suspect this group may have stopped meeting. If anyone has any information regarding this meeting; meeting status, new contact information, or other, please contact us at meetings at buddhistrecovery dot org. We will remove this listing from the website after 60 days if we have not received an update. Thank You.

 

Bellevue Lunch Bunch - Eight Step Recovery


Day/time: Tuesdays  —  1 - 2pm


Eastside Center for Family

2025 112th Ave NE #201, Bellevue, WA 98004   Map


Other info:

This hour long lunch time group is a learning group using the book Eight Step Recovery.  We will meditate for 20 minutes, read for 5-10 minutes and share for 30 minutes. All are welcome, not just those with a drug or alcohol related addiction. Addiction is defined as any behavior, substance-related or not, that brings temporary pleasure or relief, a behavior one craves but is unable to stop despite negative consequences. We look forward to growing our group to be a mainstay source of support on the Eastside with expansion to another group in the evening.


Contact: Laura Halford Phone- 425-462-8558    Email- laura@eastsidetherapists.com
Website(s)- www.eastsidecenterforfamily.com


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Bellingham


5th Precept / Mindful Recovery


Day/time: Fridays (weekly)  —  5:30pm - 6:45pm


Red Cedar Dharma Hall

1021 North Forest, Bellingham, WA 98225   Map
(directions: see website)


Other info:

Mindful Recovery is a peer support group that explores the relationship between mindfulness, Buddhist teachings, and the 12-step path to recovery from addictive behavior. Our weekly meetings focus on mindfulness meditation practice and developing insight into the habitual thoughts and patterns that drive our unskillful behaviors.
The format includes silent meditation, readings from Buddhist, mindfulness, and 12-step recovery literature, and discussion and sharing.
Our group is not affiliated with any Buddhist center or 12-step recovery program, and is not a substitute for 12-step meetings or dharma study. We honor the 12-step traditions of anonymity and confidentiality.


Contact: Leigh - Email- leighawirth at gmail dot com


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Bellingham


Refuge Recovery


Day/time: Monday  —  7:00pm - 8:00pm


Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship

1207 Ellsworth St, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA   Map


Other info:

Meeting type:

  • Open


Contact: Website(s)- http://refugerecovery.org - http://refugrecoverywashington.org


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Burien


Refuge Recovery-Hungry Ghosts


Day/time: Thursday  —  7:00pm - 8:30pm


Genesis Global Spiritual Center

233 S 156th St, Burien, WA 98148, USA   Map


Other info:

Meeting type:

  • Open

THIS MEETING IS BEING HELD IN-PERSON AND OBSERVING SOCIAL DISTANCING


Contact: Email- joe.conniff@gmail.com
Website(s)- http://refugerecovery.org - http://www.refugerecoverywashington.org


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Everett


Eight Step Recovery - NO MEETINGS DURING AT LEAST MARCH


Day/time: Sundays (weekly)  —  Meeting Paused (normally 4:30 - 6:00pm)


Unity Center for Positive Living

3231 Colby Ave, Everett, WA 98201   Map
(at 33rd Street)


Other info:

The Eight Step Recovery support group will cover the teachings of Vimalasara Valerie Mason-John and Dr. Paramabandhu Groves from their book “Eight Step Recovery - Using the Buddha's teachings to overcome addiction”.

We have a 3 minute meditation, a 15 minute meditation, and work through the book. All are welcome, not just those with a drug or alcohol related addiction.

Addiction is defined as any behavior, substance-related or not, that brings temporary pleasure or relief, a behavior one craves but is unable to stop despite negative consequences. We hope this group will be a support for you in your recovery and that it will lead you to a happier, more fulfilling way of life.


Contact: Rebekah Phone- 608-207-6569    Email- ctworldchanger79@gmail.com
Website(s)- Unity Center for Positive Living


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Kennewick


Refuge Recovery


Day/time: Tuesday  —  6:45pm - 8:15pm


Center for Positive Living

210 E 3rd Ave, Kennewick, WA 99336, USA   Map


Other info:

Meeting type:

  • Open


Contact: Website(s)- http://refugerecovery.org


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Olympia


Recovery Dharma Olympia - Saturdays


Day/time: Saturdays  —  10 - 11:30am


Online

Online, Olympia, WA 98501   Map


Contact: Email- RecoveryDharmaOlympia@gmail.com
Website(s)- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85626012356?pwd=NWw1NUxNK1BhMDFRbHM4SStncElWZz09


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Olympia


Buddhist 12-Step Study Group


Day/time: Thursdays (weekly)  —  6:30pm - 8:00pm


First Christian Church, Library

ZOOM Video Conference ( Normally at 701 Franklin St. SE, Olympia, WA 98501 )   Map
Meeting in the "Sacred Space"


Other info:

Meeting Online until Further Notice

Email B12Olympia@gmail.com for Zoom Info.

The meeting begins with a 30-minute guided meditation.

The group takes a small tea break before a group reading & discussion of 12-Step Buddhist literature to support participants’ walk down the eight-fold path of recovery. Typically, a new book is read every six to eight months.


Contact: Jim or Steven Email- B12Olympia@gmail.com - stvnald@aol.com


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Olympia


Refuge Recovery- It Takes Two meeting


Day/time: Tuesday  —  7:30pm - 9:00pm


First Christian Church Sacred Space

701 Franklin St SE, Olympia, WA 98501, USA   Map


Other info:

Meeting type:

  • English
  • Open
  • Wheelchair Access

FACILITY CLOSED MEETING MOVED ONLINE MARCH 13 - FOLLOW ZOOM LINK BELOW TO ATTEND


Contact: Email- sproutdog@gmail.com
Website(s)- https://zoom.us/j/433850402?pwd=d0pNU2dvbVhVcmlESGRjSlMrRDdKQT09 - https://www.facebook.com/RefugeRecoveryOly


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Olympia


Recovery Dharma Olympia - Tuesdays


Day/time: Tuesdayd  —  6:30 - 8pm


Online

Online, Olympia, WA 98501   Map


Other info:

  • Meeting ID: 890 9098 3298
  • Password: email facilitator for pass


Contact: Email- RecoveryDharmaOlympia@gmail.com
Website(s)- Zoom Link


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Olympia


Recovery Dharma Olympia - Wednesdays


Day/time: Wednesdays  —  5:30 - 7pm


Online

Online, Olympia, WA 98501   Map


Other info:

  • Meeting ID: 81173883030


Contact: Email- RecoveryDharmaOlympia@gmail.com
Website(s)- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81173883030?pwd=U21vVU9wU2JFRXZJdnl5K2kxUDdKdz09


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Seattle


REFUGE RECOVERY-GUTTER MoNX-


Day/time: Monday  —  8:00pm - 9:30pm


Rebel Saints Meditation Society

1423 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USA   Map
Studio 9. The meeting is down the large wooden ramp at 1423 10th Ave. Go left through the red door...


Other info:

Meeting type:

  • English
  • Open
  • Wheelchair Access


Contact: Email- refugerecoverywashington@gmail.com
Website(s)- http://refugerecoverywashington.org/ - https://www.facebook.com/groups/refugerecoveryregionone/


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Seattle


Mindful Recovery


Day/time: Mondays (weekly)  —  7:30 - 8:30pm


Fremont Recovery Sangha - MEETING ONLINE

3902 Woodland Park Ave N, Fremont, Seattle, WA 98103   Map
Use the gate on Woodland Park Ave N


Other info:

Meeting Online until Further Notice

https://zoom.us/j/260276303

Dial In: 1 253 215 8782
Meeting ID: 260 276 303

20 minutes of mindfulness meditation followed by a short reading Of Buddhist teachings and dharma related to recovery. The meeting will then be open for group and peer share followed by a short closing meditation.

There is plenty of street parking in the area and the MIdnight Cookie Company two doors down! 


Contact: Jeremy - Email- risingsunmindfulness@gmail.com


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Seattle


REFUGE RECOVERY! ALL-STATE BIRTHDAY BOMB!


Day/time: Saturday  —  8:00pm - 9:00pm


Rebel Saints Meditation Society

1423 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USA   Map
Studio 9. The meeting is down the large wooden ramp at 1423 10th Ave. Go left through the red door...


Other info:

Meeting type:

  • English
  • Open
  • Wheelchair Access

This meeting occurs only on the LAST Saturday of the month. NOAH-IT-ALLS MEETING is held all other Saturday nights.


Contact: Email- refugerecoverywashington@gmail.com
Website(s)- http://refugerecoverywashington.org/ - https://www.facebook.com/groups/refugerecoveryregionone/


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Seattle


REFUGE RECOVERY-Noah It Alls


Day/time: Saturday  —  8:00pm - 9:30pm


Rebel Saints Meditation Society

1423 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USA   Map
Studio 9. The meeting is down the large wooden ramp at 1423 10th Ave. Go left through the red door...


Other info:

Meeting type:

  • English
  • Open
  • Wheelchair Access


Contact: Email- refugerecoverywashington@gmail.com
Website(s)- http://refugerecoverywashington.org/ - https://www.facebook.com/groups/refugerecoveryregionone/


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Seattle


Buddhist Meditation Peer Recovery


Day/time: Sundays (weekly)  —  10:00 - 11:15pm


Peer Seattle (Formerly SASG)

1520 Bellevue Ave #100, Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA 98112   Map


Other info:

Peer led support group where you can practice meditation for well being and healing from recovery of any kind.All are Welcome

This group is supported by Northwest Buddhist Recovery www.nwbuddhistrecovery.org.


Contact: Noah - Phone- 206-322-2437    Email- noahdorson at gmail dot com
Website(s)- https://www.peerseattle.org


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Seattle


Buddhism & Recovery peer study group


Day/time: Thursday nights (Weekly)  —  7:30pm - 9:00pm


Peer Seattle (formerly SASG)

1520 Bellevue Ave Ste 100, Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA 98122   Map


Other info:

This is a peer led meditation and discussion group on Buddhism and recovery, founded in Jan. of 2010. The format includes sitting meditation, a reading on Dharma & recovery, and open discussion on the reading and recovery support. We share facilitation within the group by signing up on a calendar, using a “script” of the meeting format. We do not teach meditation, but offer support for those who wish to find further meditation instruction. The group is not affiliated with any specific Buddhist or 12-step recovery fellowship, all are welcome. 1st THURS. EACH MONTH - MEDITATION PRACTICE, STUDY & DISCUSSION MEETING

This peer group is sponsored by Northwest Buddhist Recovery www.nwbuddhistrecovery.org


Contact: Jeremy Email- bleumyst at gmail dot com
Website(s)- https://www.peerseattle.org


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Seattle


Refuge Recovery-Dharma's Not Dead


Day/time: Tuesday  —  12:00pm - 1:30pm


Rebel Saints Meditation Society

1423 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USA   Map
Studio 9. The meeting is down the large wooden ramp at 1423 10th Ave. Go left through the red door...


Other info:

Meeting type:

  • English
  • Open
  • Wheelchair Access

Down the ramp and left through the red door!


Contact: Website(s)- http://refugerecoverywashington.org - http://refugerecovery.org


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Seattle


Movement and Meditation - ** MEETING PAUSED **


Day/time: Tuesdays (weekly)  —  6:00 - 7:15pm


Peer Seattle (Formerly SASG)

1520 Bellevue Ave #100, Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA 98112   Map


Other info:

Peer led support group where you can practice meditation for well being and healing from recovery of any kind.All are Welcome

This group is supported by Northwest Buddhist Recovery www.nwbuddhistrecovery.org.


Contact: Emily - Phone- 206-322-2437    Email- emilyshimada2@gmail.com
Website(s)- https://www.peerseattle.org


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Seattle


REFUGE RECOVERY-NO LOTUSES


Day/time: Wednesday  —  8:00pm - 9:30pm


Rebel Saints Meditation Society

1423 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USA   Map
Studio 9. The meeting is down the large wooden ramp at 1423 10th Ave. Go left through the red door...


Other info:

Meeting type:

  • English
  • Open
  • Wheelchair Access


Contact: Email- refugerecoverywashington@gmail.com
Website(s)- http://refugerecoverywashington.org/ - https://www.facebook.com/groups/refugerecoveryregionone/


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Seattle


Heart of Recovery Group


Day/time: Wednesdays  —  7:00pm - 8:15pm


MEETING ONLINE - (normally at the Seattle Shambhala Center)

3107 E. Harrison Street, Madison Valley, Seattle, WA 98112   Map


Other info:

Until further notice, we are meeting virtually via Zoom.

Please see our website for instructions on how to join us: https://seattle.shambhala.org/heart-of-recovery-group/  

The Heart of Recovery is a group meeting at the Seattle Shambhala annex focused on sharing support while bringing together contemplative practice and a commitment to recovery to addictions of all kinds. Newcomers will learn basic meditation techniques to enhance, not replace, their own recovery program in a familiar and comfortable environment. Experienced meditators will discover new ways to deepen their current practice while supporting the group.

Meeting format includes:

  • Sitting meditation practice
  • A topic offering in the form of brief comments or a reading by the night's facilitator
  • Discussion and exploration by group members
  • Sharing our experience, strength and hope
  • Dedication of merit

 

Open to all who are:

 

  • Buddhist practitioners from any tradition
  • 12 Step practitioners from any program
  • Individuals interested in exploring the relationship of meditation to recovery from addiction and addictive behaviors.

 

The meeting is free to attend, but we ask for a donation of any kind, to help support the center.

 

This group is supported by Northwest Buddhist Recovery www.nwbuddhistrecovery.org.


Contact: Email- heartofrecovery@seattleshambhala.org
Website(s)- seattle.shambhala.org


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Tacoma


Refuge Recovery-Hilltop Sangha


Day/time: Thursday  —  7:30pm - 8:30pm


Tacoma Arts Community Center

1102 S 11th St, Tacoma, WA 98405, USA   Map


Other info:

Meeting type:

  • Open


Contact: Email- jjryan@gmail.com
Website(s)- http://refugerecovery.org


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Vancouver


Refuge Recovery


Day/time: Saturday  —  9:00am - 10:15am


Choice Wellness Center

1009 Officers Row, Vancouver, WA 98661, USA   Map
Room #102


Other info:

Meeting type:

  • English
  • Open
  • Wheelchair Access

This is a topic meeting focused on the Eightfold Path. We will begin with a 20 minute meditation, followed by reading about the path and sharing (if comfortable) about the topic as it relates to your recovery.


Contact: Website(s)- https://www.refugerecoverywashington.org - https://www.facebook.com/groups/refugerecoveryregionone/


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Vancouver


Refuge Recovery


Day/time: Tuesday  —  7:00pm - 8:30pm


PeaceHealth, Education Center

400 NE Mother Joseph Pl, Vancouver, WA 98664, USA   Map
enter through 92nd Ave. from Mill Plain


Other info:

Meeting type:

  • English
  • Open
  • Wheelchair Access


Contact: - https://www.facebook.com/groups/refugerecoveryregionone/


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Woodinville


Buddhist 12 Step Recovery


Day/time: Mondays (weekly)  —  7:30pm - 9:00pm


Sit Happens - Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church

19020 Woodinville Duvall Road, Woodinville, WA 98072   Map
“We meet in portable classroom #2 behind the church.”


Other info:

We start our meeting with a quick check-in. Each person shares what has been going on with them lately. This gives us a chance to get to know each other better. Next, we take turns reading aloud from the current book selection on Buddhism and recovery. Then, we do a 20 minute silent meditation. After meditating, we have an open discussion about the material we read. We close with a 5 minute meditation and dedication of our practice.

This group is supported by Northwest Buddhist Recovery www.nwbuddhistrecovery.org.


Contact: Gary - Email- gary at tomlinsongroup dot net
Website(s)- www.wuuc.org


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