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NA Just For Today Daily Meditations

One of the problems addicts face in recovery is a kind of “toxic mind.” They find that thinking about not using leads them to focus on drugs and this brings up cravings to use. For some addicts, this can seem like an inescapable trap because it springs from their own mind. Narcotics Anonymous, the AA ….

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Benefits of an Online 12 Step Program

When it comes to addiction treatment, there is no denying the fact that 12 step programs have been useful for many years. There are many types of 12 step programs, with some of the most popular including: Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), and Cocaine Anonymous (CA). Once your time in rehab comes to an ….

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HAMS an Alternative to 12 Step Programs?

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, no one specific treatment works for every person addicted to a substance. Although 12 Step programs are one of the most popular community based programs available, there are alternatives for those who do not subscribe to the 12 Step philosophies. One of these is the HAMS harm ….

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The Last Three Steps Explained

Everyone knows that 12 step programs have been a successful component of substance abuse and addiction treatment since the 1930s. The 12 steps themselves are the reason that these programs have been so successful, and continue to be used today. The first four steps are about dealing with the present, while steps five through nine ….

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Does Science Really Lay the Foundation for 12 Step Recovery?

In modern times, science is king and most people evaluate their health decision based upon the latest scientific findings. In many ways, these scientific findings have intense societal impacts, as well as personal ones. Just look at the effect of the polio vaccine, introduced in 1952. Polio remains relatively rare in the United States, while ….

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What About Non 12 Step Recovery Programs?

12-step recovery programs have been available for many years and have helped numerous individuals in their journey of recovery. Still, the 12-step method isn’t for everyone, which is why non-12-step recovery programs do exist. Barriers to the 12-step Program Some individuals encounter barriers when attempting to use the 12-step program as a part of their ….

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How Can You Submit to a Higher Power If You Are Not Religious?

One of the first things that come to mind when people think about 12-step programs, like Alcoholics Anonymous, is that God and religion often play a large role. Unfortunately, it can make things difficult for those who are seeking treatment but are not religious in any sense. However, believing in a higher power doesn’t necessarily ….

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How 12 Step Programs Deal with Recovery and Relapse

Anyone who’s been through drug treatment has likely encountered the 12 Step program approach in one form or another. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 12 Step support groups work in much the same way as group therapy in terms of offering needed social supports while helping addicts develop healthy coping skills for ….

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