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Alcoholics Anonymous: 3 Reasons AA Meetings Don’t Work by Kodjoworkout Posted Sat 15 Sep 2012 11:30am Alcoholics Anonymous is one of the best resources for people struggling to overcome alcohol abuse. The nonprofit organization has setup over 110,000 groups all over the world. Millions of people have used Alcoholics Anonymous to treat their substance abuse issues. Is it real ... Read on »
Is it Time to Stop the God Bashing in Alcoholics Anonymous? One in Recovery Responds by Dr. Rob Dobrenski Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sat 31 Mar 2012 4:15pm For years, I was never a fan of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). I never knew much about it, other than my sister had tried it and said it sucked, and when you lose a sibling to addiction it’s remarkably easy to point the finger at anyone and anything that didn’t fix the problem. But as time went on and I got to know more people who were successful ... Read on »
Spirituality May Boost Success for Alcoholics Anonymous by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 15 Dec 2010 6:47pm From Health Day : The new study included more than 1,500 adult alcoholics who were followed through their recovery process for 15 months. The researchers found a strong association between more frequent attendance of AA meetings, increased spirituality and decreased frequency and intensity of alcohol use. The findings are published on ... Read on »
Deaf AA Meetings App: An Idea Waiting to Happen by Candace A. McCullough Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 01 Sep 2011 9:45am Deaf People Seeking Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings: Whether you are a Deaf person who has been sober for many years or one who is struggling to take steps toward sobriety, you are probably more than aware that Deaf-friendly and accessible AA meetings are difficult to find. Many Deaf people rely on individual therapy sessions for regular ... Read on »
Spiritual awakening predicts improved recovery outcomes by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Jan 2014 8:18am An interesting study from a friend of ours: Abstract PURPOSE: This study examined concurrent and longitudinal associations between two dimensions of affiliation in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)-attendance and spiritual awakening-and drinking outcomes among adult patients who were in treatment for alcohol dependence in Warsaw, Poland. I ... Read on »
Spirituality May Boost Success for Alcoholics Anonymous by Medline Plus Posted Tue 14 Dec 2010 4:00pm Religious aspect plus social, psychological support seems to help beat addiction, study suggests By Robert Preidt Tuesday, December 14, 2010 TUESDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings appears to increase participants' spirituality, which may help reduce their alco ... Read on »
AA May Help Stem Alcohol Abuse in Female Convicts by Medline Plus Posted Wed 15 Dec 2010 12:00pm Study finds that weekly meeting boosts recovery success for 'hazardous' drinkers By Robert Preidt Wednesday, December 15, 2010 WEDNESDAY, Dec. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings at least once a week increases the likelihood that jailed women and those ... Read on »
Al-Anon Online Meeting Friday by Joe M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:55am This post has a couple of messages; First and foremost, the Al-Anon Online Weekend Meeting starts tomorrow Friday! I must admit I am excited. Am I excited about helping others? Is this my codependency coming through? Nope. It's OK to help others. In the helping of others I am finding that I am helping myself and learning more and more about ... Read on »
Desperate to Train Hard (& My first AA meeting!) by Raechelle Posted Thu 03 Sep 2009 12:00am Well, I'll start with the meeting! I have to say, I was a tad nervous about going for several reasons. One is that though I've been telling the world about my problem, it's all been via internet and phone conversations. This was going to be face to face with real people-that's scary! Second, it's a small town and I was concerned about "what if ... Read on »
Tribes of the Recovering Community by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Nov 2013 6:30am This week’s tribe is  International Doctors In Alcoholics Anonymous : IDAA is a group of approximately 6000 recovering health care professionals of doctorate level who help one another achieve and maintain sobriety from addictions. IDAA strongly supports mainstream AA as the basis for everyone’s recovery program and that needs to be ... Read on »