The 12 Step Way: Putting Down The Drink Isn’t Enough

Sober Is One Thing But Recovery Is Another With millions of people struggling with alcoholism or drug addiction, the topic of recovery is becoming more and more popular. You can find men and women talking about rehab treatment and recovery efforts around the water coolers at work, at the doctor’s office, and on the subway.  [...]

By | February 3rd, 2018|12 Step Recovery, Blog|Comments Off on The 12 Step Way: Putting Down The Drink Isn’t Enough

12 Step Treatment Programs—One May Be What You’re Looking For

12 Step Treatment Programs—One May Be What You’re Looking For 12 Step treatment rehabs for addiction use the 12 Steps of AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) as an integral part of their treatment programs. Since the 12 Steps were created in the 1930’s, they have been widely used in addiction rehab, and ‘borrowed’ by many people affected [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|12 Step Recovery, Blog|Comments Off on 12 Step Treatment Programs—One May Be What You’re Looking For

12 Step Addiction Treatment to Get You on the Road to Recovery

12 Step Addiction Treatment to Get You on the Road to Recovery   When you’re considering a treatment plan, it might seem like you always find a plethora of 12 step addiction treatment programs. Now, you might be wondering why this is the case, or why it seems that so many types of rehab are [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|12 Step Recovery, Blog|Comments Off on 12 Step Addiction Treatment to Get You on the Road to Recovery

5 Ways You Can Be a Good Sponsor in AA

5 Ways You Can Be a Good Sponsor in AA If you’re in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), and you’ve been sober for at least a year, you may want to consider being a sponsor for those who are in the program. Part of the AA philosophy is to give back to the community and as you [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|12 Step Recovery, Blog|Comments Off on 5 Ways You Can Be a Good Sponsor in AA

The 12 Step Recovery Process – You Don’t have to have the Steps Memorized to Benefit

The 12 Step Recovery Process – You Don’t have to have the Steps Memorized to Benefit   Many are afraid of the 12 step recovery process because they think that they are going to have to be tested on their steps. They worry that they will need to memorize all of them or get in [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|12 Step Recovery, Blog|Comments Off on The 12 Step Recovery Process – You Don’t have to have the Steps Memorized to Benefit

The 12 Steps – Building Spirituality and Security

The 12 Steps – Building Spirituality and Security   Many people think of the 12 steps as something to bog them down and lock them into recovery that they aren’t ready for, but for the millions who have successfully used this method to overcome their addictions, a step based program is nothing short of a [...]

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Are You Afraid of 12 Step Programs? This Might Help You

Are You Afraid of 12 Step Programs? This Might Help You Are you afraid of 12 Step programs? If so, you're certainly not alone. Many people are overwhelmed by fear and anxiety about going to 12 Step meetings when they first start out in recovery. The prospect of participating in such a program can be [...]

By | February 19th, 2017|12 Step Recovery, Blog|Comments Off on Are You Afraid of 12 Step Programs? This Might Help You

Considering Spiritual Recovery: What Is It?

Considering Spiritual Recovery When considering spiritual recovery, people often think erroneously of religion. Any one particular religion doesn't have to be a part of recovery. Many people do have God as their Higher Power (HP). For those with religious backgrounds, it's pretty easy to put spirituality in context. For those who don't have religious beliefs [...]

By | January 2nd, 2017|12 Step Recovery, Blog|Comments Off on Considering Spiritual Recovery: What Is It?

Just Because You Can’t List the 12 Steps Now Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Learn

Just Because You Can’t List the 12 Steps Now Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Learn   Can you list the 12 steps of addiction recovery? If you can’t, you’re not alone. Lots of people have no idea right now what any of the steps of recovery are, let alone the order of them, or how to [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|12 Step Recovery, Blog|Comments Off on Just Because You Can’t List the 12 Steps Now Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Learn

Personality and The Traumatic Experience

Personality Development and The Traumatic Experience Personality development is unique to each of us.  We are individuals with our own specific experiences, characteristics, traits, skills, talents, preferences and coping strategies. In fact, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines personality as:  the complex of characteristics that distinguishes an individual… especially: the totality of an individual's behavioral and emotional [...]

By | November 28th, 2016|12 Step Recovery, Blog|Comments Off on Personality and The Traumatic Experience