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The Role of Service in Addiction

When it comes to AA and other 12 step groups, there are a lot of expectations. You’ve got to remain sober. You must attend meetings. You need to work the steps. Make amends. Ask for forgiveness. And be of service. But what does it mean to be of service and how the heck are you …

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Is AA Safe for Early Recovery?

AA alone isn’t enough of a treatment program for someone in the early stages of recovery. But when a person can attend meetings and utilize the 12-step method as a part of professional rehab, AA can be very beneficial for those just starting to recover from addiction. Why Isn’t AA Alone Safe for Those Early …

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Is AA for Life?

AA is a support program for addicts that you can attend for as long as it is helpful to you. Call to find rehab centers that can help you recover from substance abuse and addiction and that utilize different treatment options, including regular AA meetings. AA is a Flexible Program AA’s inherent flexibility for members …

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How Do I Make Amends While in Residential Care?

Step 9 of the 12 steps states that one must make direct amends to all the people they have harmed through their substance abuse. But how do you make amends while you are in a residential treatment program? If you have been abusing drugs or alcohol and need help, call now to find rehab centers …

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Ask AA: When Should I Get a Pet in Recovery?

Many recovering individuals wonder when it is a safe time to get a pet. AA has a philosophy on the subject, but it is always important to remember that every individual has their own healing process. If you are looking for addiction treatment, call to find safe, reliable rehab centers that can help you. The …

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Making Your Moral Inventory During Inpatient Care

The fourth step of AA asks members to make a searching and fearless moral inventory of their lives. Doing so can be an extremely difficult task, but during inpatient care is one of the best times to do it. Call to find safe, reliable rehab centers that also utilize the 12-step method in their treatment …

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