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What is the 12 Step Process?

If you have a problem with drugs or alcohol, you are not alone. Alcoholism and drug addiction affect millions people in the United States alone. Fortunately, there are many treatments available to help you. One highly successful treatment is called a 12 step group. During the 12 step process, you will learn how to live ….

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3 Ways a 12 Step Program Helps You Want to Change for the Better

Not everyone who enters treatment or addiction recovery does so because they want to get well. Sometimes, a disgruntled employer or an unhappy spouse reach a point where they need to see a change in your life, or else. For other people, it may be a health scare or an overdose episode that changes things. ….

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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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How Al Anon Meetings Work

Al-anon is a group for family members of alcoholics. Like Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon is similar to community-centered group therapy. Most people who join Al-Anon do so for this support. The only requirement of Al-Anon is that you have a friend or family member that is struggling with alcoholism. The members in the group support each ….

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Can You Take Addiction Medicine While in a 12 Step Program?

Addiction medicines, such as methadone provide a much needed line of treatment in cases of chronic, long-term substance abuse. People recovering from long-term opiate and alcohol addictions often require the types of physical support addiction medicines provide. Throughout the recovery process, 12 Step programs likewise play a critical role within the recovery process. While people ….

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Step 1 – Why Do I Have to Admit I’m an Addict?

For someone considering drug rehab, admitting a loss of control over drug use can be one of the most difficult steps in recovery. More often than not, a person really believes he or she is still in control in spite of the widespread destruction addiction has caused in his or her life. As this central ….

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12 Ways to Make a 12 Step Program Work for You

To some 12 Step programs, seem easy because they have a clear path to recovery. This is not necessarily true. There is no clear path to recovery, recovery is hard work but there are things that you can do to make it a bit easier on yourself during your 12 Step recovery. 1. Learn the ….

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Step 2: A New Beginning

Step 2 – “Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.” If you’ve already made it past Step 1 of the 12 Step program, you already know how hard it is to accept the reality of addiction in your life. Step 1 marks the end of a long, hard ….

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