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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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Non 12 Step Recovery Programs

For various reasons, some alcoholics and addicts shy away from 12 step programs. Sometimes it’s the structure or the reliance on spiritual principles. For others, they fear a group setting or they’ve heard about medications and other treatments not available in the 12 step community. I’ve even heard some complain about the lack of anonymity ….

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12 Step Bible

Although some AA members will refer to the AA Big Book as the “Bible” for their program, the Holy Bible has much to offer those in treatment. One excellent list of verses matched with the AA program — a 12 step bible — can be found at the Christian 12 step program site, Alcoholics Victorious. ….

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Step 7 of the 12 Steps

Step 7 of the 12 steps states, “We humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.” But what does this step entail and why is it important to practice it? Call now to find rehab centers where you can recover safely from addiction and begin your journey through the 12-step process. What Does Step 7 Mean? ….

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Why Is Addiction A Disease?

Addiction is a disease in a similar way to type 2 diabetes is a disease. To make the analogy, we should look at type 2, or adult onset, diabetes. First, we know there is a genetic component. We also know that not everyone with the propensity for type 2 diabetes will get the disease. They ….

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What Can I Learn from the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) affects approximately 16.3 million adults in America.  Over 600,000 adolescents have been identified as drinking to excess.  Further, over 88,000 deaths globally have contributed directly to alcohol abuse.  The statistics are clear.  Alcohol is a problem for many. In the 1930’s one man ventured unwittingly upon a desperate quest to stop ….

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