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Do 12 Step Programs Work?

Twelve-step programs have become an integral part of the addictions treatment process, from detox treatment on through to the post-treatment stages of recovery. Unlike treatment services administered through rehab facilities, 12 Step programs take an informal approach in terms of relying on group members to support and guide one another through the ups and downs ….

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Are the 12 Steps of Al-Anon the Same as the Others?

The basic concepts behind the 12 steps are the same as other 12 step meetings. Each Al-Anon group is separate from the organization. The 12 traditions explain how this works. Most 12 step programs change the wording of the 12 steps but not the meaning behind them. Although Al-Anon mirrors the 12 step concept, it ….

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Steriod Addiction

Hi, today we are going to address steriod addiction. Nowadays many men and women use steriods to compete in body building competitions or just to look more “buff” these days and don’t realize how deadly steriods can be on the body. Have you ever observed people who work out and have lean muscles but not the ….

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Nicotine Addiction

Hi today I am going to write about nicotine addiction due to a recent reader who sent me her case scenario, we will call her Ms. A: I am 33 & have been smoking daily since i was 16. Over the years i gave up for 1 year only but started again (stupidly). Had a ….

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Marijuana Addiction

For today’s topic I’d like to discuss marijuana addiction. Many people start using marijuana as teenagers due to peer pressure, “fitting in,” and wanting to “experiment like everyone does” at this age. Another excuse I have heard is that it is “natural…it’s not like other hard-core drugs.”  Even in “pure form” like companies that give ….

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Addiction To Food

I am worried about a male friend of mine, you see he has a problem, he eats all day long, whenever he is happy or sad and finds every excuse in the book to buy food or make food, to keep eating it. He is handsome guy and one of my oldest, dearest friends but ….

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Addiction And Recovery – Presentation Version

Just thought I’d give you all a voice to keep in mind. Something as insignificant as hearing someone’s voice can make all the difference in your recovery. Sound quality came out kind of poor on this one, but will be better on future videos….I promise!

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Addiction And Recovery

For my first post I’d like to discuss some reasons why people might consider addiction counseling or drug alcohol counseling and mention some ways of how they can recover from an addiction. People think that only a particular social economic group are more prone to addiction, but that could not be further from the truth. ….

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Steroid Addiction

Hi, today we are going to address steroid addiction. Nowadays many men and women use steroids to compete in body building competitions or just to look more “buff” these days and don’t realize how deadly steroids can be on the body. Have you ever observed people who work out and have lean muscles but not the ….

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Alcohol Addiction

Hi, today I came across a comment on my blog and I would like to address it , in hopes of helping others in this situation, I will call this teenager, miss B: I’m just a teenager in high school but i know i’m an alcoholic… been having a lot of issues with friends, in ….

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