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How Is a 12-Step Meeting Conducted?

Most 12-Step programs are modeled on the format of Alcoholics Anonymous, or AA, which is a fellowship of men and women who struggle with alcohol abuse and/or addiction and wish to remain sober. AA is…

The Benefits of Having a Sponsor/Sponsee Relationship in Recovery

Founding member Bill W. struggled with his initial efforts to maintain sobriety and got the idea that he needed the support of another alcoholic who needed his support as well….

What Are the 12 Steps of Addiction Recovery?

Addiction is a complex brain disease that impacts people emotionally, physically, socially, financially, behaviorally, and personally. Families and loved ones are negatively affected as well. Addiction recovery is aided by…

12-Step Recovery Program: How It Works & Benefits

In recent years, there has been some controversy surrounding the effectiveness of 12-Step programs and their ability to help people who are struggling with addiction. There are those who say…