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12 steps relapse

The Un-Working of The 12 Steps: The Road to Relapse

How can someone who has completed all 12 steps relapse? The Alcoholics Anonymous: Big Book says, “What we really have is a daily reprieve contingent on the maintenance of our spiritual...
Stages Of Change

Stages Of Change

Why do some people stop using drugs and alcohol when it becomes a problem while others do not? A person’s ability to make important changes in his or her life depends...
Addiction Sobirety And Spirituality

Addiction, Sobirety, And Spirituality

The following article is the continuation of a two part article on the importance of Spirituality in long term recovery which was in our June issue. For those who want to...
Back to the Basics of Recovery - Step Two

Back to the Basics of Recovery – Step Two

Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. In the first article of this series, I presented some of the guidelines that AA sponsors used in...
Addiction Sobriety And Spirituality

Addiction, Sobriety, And Spirituality

The following is a two part article on the importance of spirituality in long term recovery. Since before the advent of Alcoholics Anonymous spirituality, religiosity, or some belief in a higher power...
Back to the Basics of Recovery

Back to the Basics of Recovery: Overview

Back to the Basics of Recovery: As an A.A. archivist and historian, I have had open access to many of the A.A. archival collections throughout the United States and Canada. In...
Window Of Opportunity

The Window Of Opportunity

I had the pleasure of meeting Wally P. a few years ago. I was so impressed by the work he did with people seeking recovery that I wanted to share his...
Spirit, Mind, And Body

Spirit, Mind, And Body (SMB)

It is time to do something radically different in the area of substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, mental health treatment and holistic wellness. The question I continually ask myself is, “are we...
My First Day In Treatment

My First Day In Treatment

Having recently celebrated nine years of sobriety, I’ve been reflecting on my early days in this journey. Although I went to treatment for alcoholism three times in a seven month period...

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