Alcohol and Drug Treatment

Alcohol and Drug Treatment

The Twelve Steps are More than Just a Guide to the Good Life

Originally, the Twelve Steps were proposed in Alcoholics Anonymous. They were created as a method of recovery from alcoholism, but they have been adapted and have become the foundation of other programs, such as Narcotics Anonymous, Cocaine Anonymous, Crystal Meth Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous, Co-Dependents Anonymous, and even groups like Debtors Anonymous. Today, there are over 200 'self-help' organizations who use the twelve steps as a basis for their existence.

A Whole Host of "Now What's?" that can Follow from an Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center

When last I left you, I had been telling you that I went out on the night before being coined-out of my first alcohol and drug treatment program. Although, as I stated before, we were allowed to go out on pass, the three of us made a judgment call to hit a restaurant/bar. I went out with two other patients I'd been in treatment with, one of whom I was attracted to and we'd gotten together.

The three of us drank.

Facing your Addiction | Taking a Step: An Orange County Drug Rehab

I think one of the most powerful and positive actions we can take when facing our addiction is to admit we are powerless, and another one is seeking help in a rehab like our Orange County drug rehab. This admission is not about being powerless, a victim of society, or that we don't have a say in what happens in our life. It's about saying, "Hey, this drinking and drugging doesn't work for me.

Alcohol Drug Treatment | Finding Treatment That Works

There are many decisions to be made around alcohol drug treatment programs, and finding the right type of facility is paramount in you or your loved ones success.
However you arrive at the decision that an alcohol drug treatment facility is needed in order to move forward is, in my opinion, irrelevant. The decision to seek treatment is one of the toughest choices and it really doesn’t matter how you got there. The choice can be a frightening time; a world of the unknown, but it is the most courageous step of all.

28 Days in Alcohol and Drug Treatment is Not a Cure

I was ‘surfing the web,’ a totally passé expression, the other day, and since I seem to be on a kick of checking out celebrities who have pursued admission into drug treatment programs I thought I’d just do a search entitled ‘drug addicted celebrities’ to see what would appear. The amount of hits I got back? In a word: Endless.

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