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Can 12 Step Meetings help with Relationship Problems?

Yes, 12 step meetings can help with relationship problems. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 12 step programs are easy to integrate into addiction treatment. A part of the 12 steps is to make amends to those you hurt. Drug and alcohol abuse can cause serious problems in relationships between friends and family. ….

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Why Is the Fellowship So Important in AA?

When people talk about AA, NA, and other 12 step groups, they’ll often mention the fellowship. But what is the fellowship? And how do you become a part of it? The 12 Step Fellowship When it comes to 12 step meetings and programs, there are two different aspects to consider. There’s the program, including the ….

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3 Action Steps That Make Step 5 NA Worthwhile

Step 5 – “Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.” Step 4 and Step 5 of the 12 Step process act as tag-team steps, where a person writes out past wrongs committed and then turns around and admits these wrongs to another person. If you’ve completed ….

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12 Step Program For Food Addiction

While the debates rage on about whether there should be a clinical, “official” diagnosis of food addiction, those who can’t control their eating aren’t waiting. They’ve found other resources, besides surgery and weight-loss clinics. Perhaps it’s summed up best by one statement, “My weight isn’t the problem, that’s a symptom of the real problem, my ….

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4 Myths About The Elderly And Substance Abuse

When someone tries to picture what a person with substance abuse looks like, most think of someone who is young, possibly even a teenager. Rarely do people think that the elderly would be associated with substance abuse, but it can be quite common. The NCBI states that substance abuse is becoming more and more prevalent ….

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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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4 Signs That A Coworker Is A Drug Addict

There are no strict boundaries for drug addiction: it can be found anywhere, and with anyone. Sometimes, instead of a family member or close friend, addiction may take hold of a coworker. Surprisingly, data gathered by the NIDA states that almost 70% of all adult users of illegal drugs are employed either full or part ….

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