Teen Addiction Anonymous

a 12 step program generated by teens for teens with teens
To date, there have been over 20,000 times a teen has opted to attend meetings for support and outreach.
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May 2017

Certification was awarded to Native American leader Shawn Namoki, whose dedication to Native Youth has provided MPOWRD meetings within the support of the Hopi Foundation.

March 2017

The first training in Holyoak, Massachusetts was held under the Mass Mutual grant. Five schools in Hampden County, Massachusetts will be offering the MPOWRD Leadership Program in the Fall.

November 2016

Teen AA's MPOWRD Leadership Program was awarded grants by Mass Mutual Community Impact Grant and Orange County to provide MPOWRD scholarship opportunities in both Massachusetts and California.

October 2016

The Bashas' Art Gallery hosted a private showing to help Teen AA raise funds for MPOWRD scholarships for Native Youth organizations. The celebration included honoring the advocacy of Michael Allison as a proponent of Native Youth support.  

August 2016

MPOWRD facilitator training program was held in Flagstaff for respresentatives who wanted to support our Native Youth.

June 2016

MPOWRD Teen Ambassadors were invited to adress Flagstaff, Arizona community members who were interested in investing in supporting our Native Youth.

AJDC awarded Teen AA's MPOWRD Leadership Program with their 2016 Outstanding Community Partner Award.

March 2016

Michael Allison, Native American Liaison for the Arizona Department of Health, and the Cultural Competency Directors met to discuss the MPOWRD program for Native teen outreach.

Michael Allison, Native American Liaison for the Arizona Dept of Health

Teen Ambassadors from Millenium High School led a panel presentation to Native Health Representatives.

January 2016

Arizona State University and Teen AA commit to evidence-based research of MPOWRD Leadership and Prevention Program

November 2015

Argosy University completes evidence-based research at Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

October 2015

Teen AA rebrands meetings to MPOWRD

Health curriculum completed

August 2015

Conference on Behalf of Native American Teens

February 2015

Read here about Dr. Covey recognizing four Arizona teens as Teen AA Ambassadors.


Soctial Venture Partner Award winner -

  • Judges Award
  • Audience Award
  • YouTube Speech


Arizona Department of Juvenile Correctios invests in Teen AA - trains staff and utelizes programs in their facilities


AA World Services has no objections to Teen AA's modified 12 steps as used within the context of its program

Lobbied in Washington DC to earn endorsement of program by Congressman Brian Baird (WA) and Congressman John Shadegg (AZ)