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General Outline of 12 Step Meetings

One of the most common ways to combat addiction is through the use of the 12 step philosophy. The 12 steps have helped those struggling with addiction for more than 70 years. They have helped millions of people find lasting sobriety. Many addiction treatment facilities offer a 12 step program. Here at Beaches Recovery, we…

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How Does the 12 Step Program Work?

After seeing patients complete treatment for substance abuse, rehab counselors and clinicians send patients out into the world to test their sober wings. If they are fortunate to have received treatment from a premier rehab facility like Beaches Recovery, patients should be heading out with a number of aftercare tools at their disposal. At the…

faith based addiction recovery programs

Faith Based Addiction Recovery Programs

Making it through addiction rehab and gaining strength in recovery is not easy. But if you consider yourself religious or spiritual, turning to faith based addiction recovery programs help you add depth to your sobriety. At least, that is what many Americans still believe today. Pew Research indicates almost 80 percent of US citizens identify…

SMART recovery vs 12 step

The Differences Between Smart Recovery vs 12 Step Recovery

Many people wonder about the benefits of SMART Recovery vs 12 step recovery. Many differences exist between these programs. Some of these differences provide the clearest picture of how one program may work better for you versus the other. About SMART Recovery Most people in addiction know about the 12 steps of AA. After all,…