This has become the standard program for recovery for almost all types of addiction.
Those who came up with the idea of Alcoholics Anonymous established these 12-step instructions to guide people who want to break their reliance on alcohol. It gained its popularity from its early successful implementation in beating alcohol abuse that the drug rehab treatment adapted its own version of the 12-step program. Notwithstanding its focus on spirituality, it ended up being used by many mainstream treatment centres. The tone of voice used in Alcoholics Anonymous 12 step program emphasizes the role of God's power and in the intervention regardless of varied interpretations and beliefs on the existence of Supreme Being.
The 12 Step approaches are applied to numerous dependence and obsessive conducts going from Cocaine Anonymous to Debtors Anonymous.
Due to the anonymous nature of the group, our data gathered is not sufficient for a conclusive report. This model is considered to be working as many testimonies have been recorded and it's very widespread.
Those who display sincerity in their attempt to break their reliance on alcohol and drugs receive the needed assistance from the 12-step plan. Many people have recorded success in their struggles with addiction because of the encouragement received from associating with members of the group and the measures put in place to help members of the group.
Recovery from an addiction is a lifelong mission, so there is no right or wrong way to go about the 12 step program, the patient needs to figure out the best way that will work for them. Most participants go over these steps in the process of treatment to refresh memory and to achieve maximum impact of the success of this program.
Take a look at explanation of 12 Alcoholics Anonymous steps:
While the 12 steps is directed to each alcoholic, the 12 traditions is directed to the group. They are defined and described in the "Big Book", the main piece of literature the Alcoholics Anonymous have.
These traditions have been used by some groups that use the 12 steps as part of their method to help people overcome addiction.
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The 12 traditions are:
It is important to make the decision now and take advantage of a therapeutic program that incorporates the 12-step process. You will discover the right program that suits you with more than 50,000 Alcoholics Anonymous groups spread all over the nation (and thousands of other Anonymous groups that work with different substance abuse).