With the increase in Drug and Alcohol treatment facilities we see an increase in 12 Step Programs as well. The evidence shows that we need better options as 12 Step Programs do more harm then good.
For many in addiction recovery, saying sorry to our loved ones just won't cut it. They have heard it too many times. A living amends gives us the opportunity to let our actions speak for us.
When Alanon members do their 9th Step amends, they often have to apologize and change their behavior towards the alcoholics in their life, as well as towards friends and family members. It is not as hard as you may...
This topic is intended to be a useful tool in developing a good 6th and 7th Step workshop, group particpation event and not to be in competition of the AA Big Book.
Alcoholism really did make me an inmate locked behind real bars for fifteen soul searching days. By the grace of God, I am free from my adversary.
Overview of living in clean and sober housing run by the Oxford House organization.
The author describes the role of a sponsor in Alcoholics Anonymous.
Confusing these two has resulted in many walking away from recovery. Sad, but true. Hopefully this presents some clarity and keeps you moving forward in your quest to remain sober.
This step is the foundation upon which the rest of recovery is built; without this committment, which is really a committment to change one's life, we are doomed to fail.
What does it take to stay sober? Alcoholics Anonymous believes that one important aspect is learning to be completely honest. Find out how honesty can make a difference, as you strive to maintain a sober lifestyle.