12-Step Recovery

Intensive Outpatient Programs versus AA or NA Meetings: What’s the Difference?

By |October 6th, 2017|

One of the questions we commonly hear in admissions is, “How is an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) different from attending AA meetings?”  Why would I choose [...]

Extended Care Addiction Treatment Programs

By |March 30th, 2017|

Extended Care is a relatively new concept in the addiction treatment field and is largely a result of the growing evidence that more is needed to obtain long-te [...]

Intensive Outpatient Program for Addiction Treatment

By |March 30th, 2017|

Many people think of an intensive outpatient program for addiction treatment as an alternative to inpatient rehab. Unfortunately, failure rates can be high for [...]

How To Get The Most Out of 12 Step Groups

By |January 17th, 2013|

Participation is one of the keys to getting the most out of 12 step groups. 12 Step groups have two types of meetings. Those are speaker meetings and discussion [...]

Is the AA 12 Step Program Really Successful?

By |January 11th, 2013|

How often this program succeeds has seen some debate. Alcoholics Anonymous has stated many times that anyone who follows the 12 steps will succeed. They state t [...]