Step 3 of the 12 Steps of Addiction

Step 3 of the 12 Steps of Addiction Treatment

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Heard in a AA meeting: “The problem is Me! The solution is Beyond Me! And the program of action is Let It Be!” “Is the stone heavy? Put it down and rest.” “Rest in just being – rather than doing.” The central affirmative action in Step 3 of the 12 Steps of Addiction Treatment is […]

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Addiction Treatment Programme

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Addiction Treatment that works AA says that alcoholism, and by extension any drug addiction, addiction or acting out, is fundamentally irrational, mad, a form of insanity characterized by denial.  As the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions used in addiction treatment  puts it, “Few indeed are the practicing alcoholics who have any idea how irrational they are, […]

How Recovery Works

How Recovery Works

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How Recovery Works If you want what we have to offer, and are willing to make the effort to get it, then you are ready to take certain steps. Doing the 12 steps is a strategy. It is a way though addiction. It teaches a simple philosophy of living that many, may people would benefit […]

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Addiction recovery versus abstinence

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ADDICTION RECOVERY A common misconception in the recovery community is not using drugs, drinking alcohol or acting out on behaviors equals recovery. This however is simple abstinence. It is not what we call addiction recovery. It is removing the substance and changing none of the behaviour.  For this statement to make more sense, let’s work […]

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Narcotics Anonymous – How NA Works

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HOW NA WORKS AND WHY IT DOES Narcotics Anonymous is a very special programme. The very name evokes many to turn and run screaming “cult” or worse. Yet, the very essence of the programme may be exactly what most people need. Even though how and why NA works will elude many, perhaps to their peril. […]