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How To Let Go And Let God

A fundamental principle of AA and NA is the recognition that we do not have power over our addiction and outside help is needed to maintain sobriety. The second and third steps of each program talk about this: Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. Made a decision to ….

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Cracking the 12 Step Treatment Code

The secret to cracking the 12 Step treatment code is that there is no secret. 12 Step programs give you a step by step process to stopping an addiction. According to the Alcoholics Anonymous website, the 12 Step process relies on both understanding and working the steps. Each of the steps can be broken down ….

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What are 12 Step Programs for Teens Like?

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, overall substance abuse rates have declined slightly in teens over the past few years. However, the rates are still far too high. Also, that doesn’t answer what to do for teens that are already using drugs or alcohol. For them, one of the most successful treatment options ….

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12 Step Alcohol Program

Prohibition was a social experiment in the United States that ran for 13 years. An amendment to the US Constitution put it in place, making alcohol largely illegal outside of medical use, and another amendment repealed it. But the problem of alcoholism that led to Prohibition in the first place, remained. How to fight the disease ….

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3 Ways a 12 Step Program Helps You Want to Change for the Better

Not everyone who enters treatment or addiction recovery does so because they want to get well. Sometimes, a disgruntled employer or an unhappy spouse reach a point where they need to see a change in your life, or else. For other people, it may be a health scare or an overdose episode that changes things. ….

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The History of Alcoholics Anonymous

Most everyone knows that an A.A. meeting is due to the mention in movies, TV shows, books, and more. According to the NCBI, Alcoholics Anonymous began in 1935 and has grown to become the most popular self-help organization in the world. But where did it start and how did it become what it is today? ….

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