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Non-12 Step

Twelve-step alternatives can offer a multitude of other therapies for addiction that do not focus on the guiding principles of the Big Book nor rely on the concept of a Higher Power. We cover various types and aspects of non-12 step recovery to keep you informed in your path.

Understanding the Non 12-Step Perspective

By Nina Bradshaw No content available.

There are a number of approaches that are not 12-step in orientation, but do offer group support. Continue Reading

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3 Life Skills to Look for in a Teen Support Group

By M. Lujan No content available.

When looking for a proper teen support group, keep the following three life skills in mind. Your teen will need them to ensure ... Continue Reading

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3 Areas Celebrate Recovery Improved at My Church

By Heather Adams No content available.

To say that Celebrate Recovery started a revolution in my church might sound too dramatic, but it has rejuvenated our gathering... Continue Reading


Have You Heard of the Eight-Step Recovery?

By Nina Bradshaw No content available.

Eight-Step Recovery is a 3-year-old Buddhist-based recovery program and book co-founded by Dr. Valerie Mason-John and Dr. Param... Continue Reading

The 12-Step Program Isn’t For Everybody and That’s Okay

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

Our cognitions, feelings and lifestyles are as diverse as our cultures, languages, races and religions. Therefore, we simply do... Continue Reading

How to Host a Celebrate Recovery Program at Your Church

By Heather Adams No content available.

If you have been part of CR and seen its benefits, you may feel a call to host the program in your own church. However, in this... Continue Reading

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7 Popular Alternatives to Alcoholics Anonymous

By Nina Bradshaw No content available.

If your heart simply isn’t in AA, here are a number of other alternatives in which you may find the support you need for your j... Continue Reading

SMART Recovery: An Overview

By Nina Bradshaw No content available.

SMART Recovery is a secular alternative for those looking for assistance in managing their addictive behavior. Learn more about... Continue Reading

SMART vs. AA: 8 Major Differences

By Nina Bradshaw No content available.

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

Addiction Support Group Information

By Angel W. Abott No content available.

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

12 Step Alternatives

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer No content available.

Although Alcoholics Anonymous and the other 12 Step groups like Narcotics Anonymous and Cocaine Anonymous are the best known re... Continue Reading

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