An exploration of some of the most effective alternatives to A.A. here, with a section at the end for your questions.
A call to treat people where they are at. Are you ready to look at addiction from another angle? How Step 1 can influence the way that we view the disease model of addiction. Plus, more thoughts here.
Are you or a loved one in addiction recovery? We have just experienced a coloring book that can help you relax! Read our product review and a history of coloring therapy here.
No! We can all use the Serenity Prayer. How? More on what the Serenity Prayer is used for here… especially when you are ready to stop enabling a loved one.
First, you have to admit you have a problem. Then, how can you process and be honest about how your life has spun out of control? Taking A.A.’s Step 1. More explained here.
Descriptions of speaker meetings, Big Book study vs. step studies, and topic/discussion meetings. Plus, a description of specific A.A. groups and their functions here.
The best way to determine if you are alcoholic is to try to go without alcohol for 30 days. Abstaining for this long can manifest symptoms of psychological dependence on alcohol. More on where to get help for alcohol problems and how to assess substance use disorders here.
Many addiction recovery advocates are speaking out for recovery. So, is anonmyity helpful or hurtful? We ask questions about anonymity and invite your feedback here.
A step-by-step instructional guide for creating a daily practice of gratitude.
Living awake, aware and God conscious is a sure path to spiritual awakening and sober recovery. In this article, danny j schwarzhoff, author of “Real Meditation for Real Alcoholics,” presents the case for meditation in recovery and points toward answering the question of why and how to establish and improve conscious contact with God.