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The Myth Of The Functional Alcoholic

The term high-functioning alcoholic was popularized by Sarah Allen Benton in her 2009 book, “Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic” and she claims that up to half of alcoholics fit her definition. Her claims support a kind of mythology among alcoholics at large. It’s the myth that has the appeal, not the actual existence of functioning alcoholics. ….

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3 Valuable Benefits from Doing Step 10 NA

Step 10 – “Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.” The 12 steps that make up the 12 Step recovery approach all work together to create a lifestyle capable of sustaining a drug-free life. While much of the hard work has been done by the time you reach Step ….

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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 Top Lessons from The Big Book of AA

There are many resources that provide help to people who are addicted to alcohol. While some people are able to overcome an addiction on their own, others need as much help as they can get. Once a person makes his or her way through a treatment program, they may wish to continue with a similar ….

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Can You Work a 12 Step Program if God Isn’t Your Higher Power?

You know about 12 step programs. A few meet in the basement of your church or at the community center where you take art classes. Maybe you know someone in a 12 step program or are yourself participating in one. There are groups for all kinds of addictions. You can address your drinking, gambling, clutter, ….

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What’s the Point of 12 Step Prayers?

Whether you are religious or not the 12 step prayers may be beneficial to your recovery. Although some may be reluctant to engage in prayer, there are definite benefits to using prayer to help you with prayer to help you with your recovery. These benefits are the point to using 12 step prayers in your ….

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5 Ways to Tell If a 12 Step Program Is Right for You

For many people, the decision to stop using drugs comes with much confusion and heartache. With so many different types of treatment programs to choose from, it can be difficult to determine which one will work best for you. First developed in the 1930s, 12 Step programs exist as the most established drug treatment approach ….

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12 Step Treatment & Recovery in Just 10 Minutes a Day?

Unfortunately, there is no quick and easy solution to treatment or recovery but there are ways you can make it easier for yourself. By taking just 10 minutes a day to do one of these things you can help yourself recover from your addiction. Many of these suggestions are useful in combination with each other. ….

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