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4 Ways NA 12 Steps Can Help You Crave a Drug-Free Life

Anyone who’s struggled with drug abuse and addiction well knows the pain and frustration this way of life brings. While it may start out as fun and games at the beginning, with each passing day it gets harder to get “high.” It also gets harder to stop using. By the time a person realizes he ….

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How Can Daily Reflection Help Me Stay Sober?

Daily reflection can be a vital key component in maintaining lifelong sobriety, especially when you participate in Alcoholics Anonymous or another 12-step recovery program to overcome addiction. Reflecting can help you identify things you’re doing correctly in your life, as well as things you can improve on to make your life better. When executed properly, ….

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Are there Non Religious AA Meetings?

Yes, there are non-religious AA meetings. Although it is a commonly held belief that AA is a religious based organization, it does not have to be. 12 step, AA meetings are often modified for those who do not want a religious form of treatment. The popular criticism of AA being strictly religions is untrue. What ….

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Why do Courts Order 12 Step Programs?

Since the beginning of the “war on drugs”, the number of incarcerations related to drug offenses has increased sharply. In fact, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, nearly half of all inmates are serving time for drug related offenses. In addition to this, many drug users, who are committing a crime just by using, ….

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The 5 Stages Of Change

How people move from one entrenched behavior to another has fascinated psychologists for a long time. The question is also important in addiction treatment, where the change sought is breaking a powerful habit. The question, “How can I help someone change their ways?” turns out to be best answered by looking at where someone is ….

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5 Things You Should Know About the AA 12 Steps Process

Someone who’s made multiple attempts to stop drinking well knows how overwhelming the urge to drink can be. Before long, it’s not uncommon for feelings of helplessness and hopelessness to build with each failed attempt. The effects of alcohol addiction don’t happen overnight, but rather evolve over months or years of excess drinking. In like ….

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