Recovery support groups provide tangible benefits, but are 12-step groups and A.A. the only way? No! There are many other paths to recovery! Learn more about alternatives to A.A. here.
12 step groups
The common arguments against 12 step programs – and their counters – here.
Looking for a sober New Year’s celebration? Here’s are 7 ideas for making the party rock without the need for a drink.
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 discussion of the transformation that occurs when you apply Twelve Step Programs honestly to your life. More on how effective The 12 Steps can be here.
How can a phone app help you in recovery? We talk with someone who’s trying to make 12 step meetings accessible to all…no matter location or timing. More on how technology can help addicts in recovery here.
A bit of experience, strength, and hope when it comes to people NOT accepting amends. More on the 9th step in the 12 step program here.
If you’re in a 12 step program and are practising its principles, how can you cope with triggers of depression during the holidays? Fran Simone has some ideas here.