The common arguments against 12 step programs – and their counters – here.
Many 12-step recovery programs imbed spirituality within its constructs, but how important is spirituality or religion in recovery? Insight into the trends and recent research here.
An exploration of some of the most effective alternatives to A.A. here, with a section at the end for your questions.
January is National Mentor Month! How can you help Mentor someone in addiction recovery(apart from the 12 Steps)? An interesting look into how addiction treatment alumni can “pay it forward” through Mentorship. More here!
A clear plan to help you support and encourage your husband’s sobriety.
12 step support groups believe that total abstinence is the only means to complete recovery. But, can this notion be more harmful than beneficial for some individuals in recovery? More on why no one should be stigmatized for their drug replacement and maintenance, here.
Aftercare is important to help recovering addicts stay sober. In fact, having a program in place after formal treatment can help prevent relapse when treatment end. Learn more, here.
How can you move BEYOND the unconscious patterns determined by early childhood and the development of the ego? A look at what’s on the other side of duality here.
Catch the small problems in your recovery before they turn into big ones. In this article, learn how you can identify and react to these risks, in order to sustain a long-term recovery.
Are you a therapist looking for a practical handbook on working with groups? Check out this workbook for real-life methods and techniques for treating substance abuse. More on why we like this new title from Guildford Press here.