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Twelve-step recovery aims to provide every individual with a successful and fulfilling life after addiction. Read about the guiding principles that has helped thousands recover their lives.

REBUTTAL to The Atlantic Article: AA Can't Just Be Written Off

By Rudolph Hatfield

Presenting a more balanced point of view on the functions of AA. Continue Reading

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12 Good Things About AA That Can't Be Overlooked

By Rudolph Hatfield

AA has gotten some flak over the years but continues to thrive. Here are 12 possible reasons why the program remains successful. Continue Reading

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How to Approach AA If You're Not Religious

By Liemann Valdimar

There are ways to navigate the program without compromising your beliefs. Continue Reading

SMART vs. AA: 8 Major Differences

By Nina Bradshaw

Breaking down the elements of each program to help you make an informed decision. Continue Reading

Privacy in AA: Is It Really Possible?

By Liemann Valdimar

In an age where privacy is of paramount concern, just how private are the communications between program members? Continue Reading

The Serenity Prayer Explained

By Dominica Applegate

We take a look at the entire Serenity Prayer and see just why millions of men and women recite it as often as they do. Continue Reading

4 Things to Look for in Your Sponsor Match

By Dominica Applegate

Putting down the booze or abstaining from drug use is a huge achievement in itself. The first step is tough but now comes the h... Continue Reading

Addiction Support Group Information

By Angel W. Abott

AA may be the most well-known but there are other support groups that we help break down. Continue Reading

Dry Drunk Syndrome

What is Dry Drunk Syndrome?

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

If you notice attitudes and patterns that are known to indicate Dry Drunk Syndrome, pay close attention to the possibility of r... Continue Reading

Alcoholics Anonymous for Wives of Addicts

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

With few exceptions, our Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) book thus far has spoken of men. But what we have said applies to women as w... Continue Reading

There Is a Solution: An Excerpt from the Big Book

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Revisit this excerpt from the most important text of Alcoholics Anonymous. Continue Reading

Alcoholics Anonymous: The Preamble

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of women and men who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they m... Continue Reading

The 12 Steps to Sobriety

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Within the 12-step programs, all addictions are considered a disease. Making addiction treatable and something that can be over... Continue Reading

Drug Rehab and Narcotics Anonymous

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Narcotics Anonymous can provide resources for early recovery through many channels. The structure provided in NA meetings has b... Continue Reading

Alcoholics Anonymous: Bill's Story

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

An in-depth excerpt from the original manuscript of Alcoholics Anonymous, published in 1938. Continue Reading

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