Common Misconceptions About Religion and 12-Step Programs

Common Misconceptions About Religion and 12-Step Programs

Many people tend to relate religion to 12-Step programs. While religion may factor into some, these programs are much more spiritual than they are religious.  12-Step programs involve surrendering and admitting your powerlessness over your addiction and your need for external help. Although there have been many misconceptions regarding 12-Step programs, they can be beneficial…

Why The Twelve Steps Work When Other Programs Fail

Why The Twelve Steps Work When Other Programs Fail

Why The Twelve Steps Work When Other Programs Fail Few rehabilitation methods can compare to the success of 12-Step programs. Research has shown that a 12-Step approach offers significant benefits for people recovering from substance use disorder (SUD). According to Social Work in Public Health, “[Alcoholics Anonymous] and [Narcotics Anonymous] participation is associated with a…