Friday October 31st 2014

support groups

How to create a gratitude list

Gratitude = positive attitude. How can you start to incorporate gratefulness every day? Learn how to make a gratitude list in 7 easy steps here.

Sober summer activities

Some ideas for fun-in-the-sun activities..without the hangover!

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Is the anonymity of A.A. outdated?

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.

Top 5 Al-Anon alternatives

Al-Anon just doesn’t work for everyone who is close to an addict or alcoholic. What are some alternatives? We explore here.

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Documentary on Bill W.(Wilson)

A.A. is not the most transparent of organizations on which to base a film or story. But the new documentary on Bill W. is excellent. Here’s why.

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5 alternatives to AA 12 step meetings

ISO alcoholism support group options? We introduce five (5) reputable alternatives to 12 step meetings here. As always, we invite comments and feedback about alcoholism treatment alternatives at the end.

SMART Recovery meetings: What to expect

Looking to attend one of your first SMART Recovery® meetings? SMART Recovery Facilitator Patrick Garnett describes what happens during meetings here.

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AA founder’s original message

What did AA founders believe about alcoholism? The founders of AA believed that addiction is a curable disease. More here.

Working the 12 steps of AA – A lifelong effort or not?

Are addicts and alcoholics ever cured of addiction? And is working the 12 steps of AA something you have to do for the rest of your life? More from Rabbi Taub on why working a 12 step program is important to recovery here.

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PTSD support groups

Here we outline the Top 3 places to find PTSD support: either in major cities, online or by starting your own PTSD support group. Learn more about PTSD support groups here.

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