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Hitting Rock Bottom

What does it take to create real change? Well, for alcoholics and drug addicts, it’s usually the pain of using becoming more than the pain of not using. For each it is different. There is no “one size fits all” for rock bottom. In the most extreme case, some addicts never hit it at all. ….

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12 Step Treatment & Recovery in Just 10 Minutes a Day?

Unfortunately, there is no quick and easy solution to treatment or recovery but there are ways you can make it easier for yourself. By taking just 10 minutes a day to do one of these things you can help yourself recover from your addiction. Many of these suggestions are useful in combination with each other. ….

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7 Alternatives to 12 Step Treatment

12 Step programs are often seen as cult like or more spiritual than many other types of drug and alcohol treatment. Although a 12 step program is good for some, some others might disagree with their belief in a higher power or other philosophies. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, there are many ….

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Explaining your 12 step program to your family

After you admit that you are an alcoholic or have a serious problem with alcohol, you might find yourself explaining yourself to your friends and family. This can be difficult to do depending on your family history or what happened while you were drinking heavily. According to the National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, ….

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Is there a 12 Step Program for Food Addiction?

Yes there is a 12 step program for food addiction. There are 12 step programs for just about every addiction out there. The 12 step concept is one that appears to help addicts of all varieties. According to the National Library of Medicine, 12 step programs work when combined with other forms of therapy. With ….

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AA Sayings

Alcoholics Anonymous has been around for more than 75 years (it was started shortly after Prohibition was repealed). In that time a great deal of wisdom has accumulated. Much of it is captured in the sayings, or slogans of AA. There are five sayings that are considered “original”. Easy Does It. First Things First. Think, Think, ….

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