Northern California CoDA Mini-Conferences
Thank you to everyone who attended the 2019 Winter Mini Conference!
Welcome to GSACC
The Greater Sacramento Area CoDA Community (GSACC) is a group of men and women who have found value in working the Co-Dependents Anonymous 12 Step Program. This group chooses to do service by supporting recovery meetings in the area extending from Mt. Shasta to Fresno, to the California – Nevada border. More
Comprised of a group of volunteers and representatives from throughout the region, GSACC meets once each month to empower and promote the general welfare of CoDA meetings. GSACC recognizes and seeks to promote the willingness and dedication of volunteers becoming involved; i.e., starting meetings, becoming a sponsor, etc. Become part of a supportive and dynamic service group.
Building an interactive CoDA community is an important element of our mission - thereby encouraging and supporting healthy meetings through the region. Tools include interactive website discussion pages discussing issues and an exchange of ideas between those actively or wanting to be involved in giving back to the community. More
CoDA Recovery Tools
New to CoDA?
Being open to the possibility of being co-dependent is the first step toward finding the courage and willingness to attend a meeting and beginning to work the program. CoDA is a spiritually based program based on the 12 Steps adopted from Alcoholics Anonymous. More
What is Co-Dependency?
Symptoms of co-dependency appear in our lives in various ways and are often not singular or well defined. Being co-dependent is recognized by mental health providers as a significant contributor to various forms of health and psychological distress. More
"Working the program" is a phrase you may hear as you begin to attend meetings. Perhaps the best way to begin your recovery is to start by taking "baby steps," no matter how small.
CoDA is a 'grassroots' organization. Each person participates, at their own pace, in their own personal recovery from co-dependency. Many have shared that meetings are a sacred place to share experience, strength, and hope in a safe environment free from criticism, advice, or cross talk. Find a meeting
Sponsors are people within the CoDA program who help guide us through the Twelve Step recovery process. These people are recovering codependents whose personal recovery is their first priority. They’ve usually walked the road of recovery longer than we have. More
CoDA upholds the principles of the Codependency Recovery 12 Step program by using a suggested meeting format. A CoDA meeting includes at minimum a reading of the Welcome, 12 Steps, 12 Traditions, and The 12 Promises. More