How to Stop Drinking Alcohol: 5 Tips

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Are you looking for how to stop drinking alcohol tips? Great!  Because… Stopping drinking alcohol when you’re an alcoholic is the most important thing you can do to improve your quality of life. What follows are tips on how to quit drinking based on the experience, strength and hope of others that have successfully started…

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Step 2 in Twelve Step Programs: Finding Hope at a Drug & Alcohol Rehab Centre

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In the Twelve Steps, Step 2 reads “Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.” The wording of the step is truly important to the individual struggling with addiction, particularly if he or she is feeling broken at the prospect of getting well. By the time we have entered…

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Signs That Your Life Has Become Unmanageable Due To Alcoholism and Addiction

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Step One in the 12 step program of AA (which is also used, in modified form, for almost all other 12-step fellowships and programs) is actually a two-part step. The first part of Step 1 is an admission of powerlessness over the drug of choice. Though there is much debate about what constitutes ‘powerlessness’, one…

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How to Forgive Yourself and Others in Recovery

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Have you ever asked yourself, “How do I forgive myself and others now that I’m clean and sober?” Well, this post was written to help you answer that question and that’s why we named it, “How to Forgive Yourself and Others in Recovery” Before you read on, watch the powerful video below: At first, life…

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How to Do Step 8: Paving the Way to Set Right the Past

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When we come into recovery through a drug addiction and alcohol treatment centres or by way of a 12-Step program, one of the many thoughts rattling around in our heads is ‘How am I going to face the wreckage of my past?’ Even when the future looks bright and hopeful, most alcoholics and addicts have…

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Help and Support Groups for Families of Alcoholics and Addicts

Renascent Family Program Helps the Family Heal When someone who is struggling with drug and alcohol addiction makes the decision to seek help, it can feel overwhelming to face the damage that has occurred in their lives. As the fog of substance abuse lifts, what’s often apparent is that much rebuilding will be necessary –…

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