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What Are The Benefits Of Including The 12 Steps In Treatment For Addiction And Alcoholism?

The 12 steps are a way of living: The 12 steps are often described as a “spiritual program for living”. All of the steps in the 12 steps have an attached “spiritual principle” which are considered to be universal. Living by these principles help people learn how to think less of themselves and more for others. The 12 steps can …Read More

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How Do I Quit Drugs and Alcohol?

                  The first step of the twelve steps is the first step in starting to work toward a solution for any problem: admitting that you have one. If you’re reading this article, chances are you’ve started to realize you have a problem with drugs and/or alcohol and that you need to find …Read More

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“Working With Others” Pays Off

                  “Practical experience shows that nothing will so much insure immunity from drinking as intensive work with other alcoholics,” reads The Big Book Of Alcoholics Anonymous in the chapter titled “Working With Others” before describing the twelfth step. The twelfth step of Alcoholics Anonymous reads: Having had a spiritual awakening as the …Read More

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Can Addiction Be Cured?

                Scientists haven’t yet found a cure for cancer. Scientists also haven’t yet found a cure for addiction, or substance use disorder. The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous suspected this would be the case back in 1935 when the book was published. What would a cure for alcoholism look like, exactly? Would it …Read More