The Cybernetics of AlcoholicsAnonymousby
has always been that alcoholism and drug addiction are diseases of the body and obsessions of the mind.
When the shocking... of “therapeutic surrender.” It is crucial to everything that follows. It is the stage in their lives when addicts...
Stages of Changeby
sequence of stages involved in the process of behavioral change. In laymen’s terms, it’s a model that helps us understand how people make changes in their lives. The model predicts that there are five stages that people...
The Courage to Changeby
over the previous two & a half months.
This is my third attempt at AlcoholicsAnonymous but this is the first time...
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things...
Mechanisms of change in AAby
Jason Schwartz, LMSW
Addiction Research and Theory published a review of mechanisms of behavior change in AA.
Here's... among alcohol and other drug addicted individuals and not as popular among those suffering from other kinds...
is the principle behind the Ninth Step of AlcoholicsAnonymous.
I heard early on in recovery that nothing changes if nothing changes. It took a little while for this to sink in, but now I get it.