More than 3,000 people from churches around the world attended Saddleback Church’s Celebrate Recovery Summit and helped commemorate the 20th year of the Christ-centered program for addictions, which originated at the Southern California church. The program incorporates Biblical principles into the 12 steps of recovery found in Alcoholics Anonymous and specifies the belief that Jesus …∞
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Some methods A.A. members have used for not drinking About that title… Even the words “stay sober” -let alone live sober-offended many of us when we first heard such advice. Although we had done a lot of drinking, many of us never felt drunk, and were sure we almost never appeared or sounded drunk. Many …∞
By using the processes in this manual you can start and give ongoing support to a person on the road to recovery from alcoholism.
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Recovery Characteristics and Practices of Alcoholics Anonymous Sponsors – research Objectives: Sponsoring another member of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is associated with improved substance use outcomes, but little research examines who is asked (and agrees) to sponsor another member. The objective of this exploratory study is to describe the recovery-related characteristics and practices associated with AA …∞
Russians Warily Turn to Alcoholics Anonymous in Battle With Alcohol One-time Russian prisoner Andrei tried to quit drinking 22 times, going for cures that lasted from one to six months. But each time, he went back to the bottle. Then 14 years ago, the 58-year-old tried Alcoholics Anonymous, attracted by the different approach, which was …∞
Hazelden: New ‘Sober24′ Online Community for People in Recovery. See full details at Recovery Is Sexy – Related articles The Role of AA Sponsors (twelvestepfacilitation.com) AA’s Twelve Steps teach people to live without resentment (recoveryissexy.com) Wellbriety Recovery for Native Americans (recoveryissexy.com) A New Day, A New Life (recoveryissexy.com) Related Reading: Subscribe to Alcoholism Coach.com by …∞
Know What To Ask The goal of drug abuse treatment is to stop drug use and allow people to lead active lives in the family, workplace, and community. One continual challenge, however, is keeping patients in treatment long enough for them to achieve this goal. That is why finding the right treatment for a person’s …∞
“The entire purpose of my life had been to see my father sober but even after I had succeeded, I couldn’t be happy. My life was void of meaning. Other people couldn’t understand it. Honestly, neither could I. I used to think that some sick part of me wanted my father to keep drinking so …∞
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Rabbi Shais Taub: Judaism and Addiction Recovery. The entirety of the 12-Steps is a spiritual system for living. It’s not just that “Higher Power” thing most people have seen in movies where someone goes to AA. The whole program is a guide for how to live a life of God-consciousness. Why is the program of …∞
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The Twelve Steps for Christians The Twelve Steps for Christians This revised edition is a powerful resource for merging the practical wisdom of the Twelve Steps with the spiritual truths of the Bible. My husband and I previously read this book and were very impressed. We are both in recovery and were avid believers …∞