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How Does Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Work

How Does Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Work

At the most basic level, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a large network of small groups who use the 12 steps as a guide to overcome alcoholism and live sober, happy lives. There seems to be a lot of mystery around what Alcoholics Anonymous is, what it isn’t, and how AA works.

Explaining Addiction To A Non Addict

Explaining Addiction To A Non Addict

For someone who has battled addiction, talking to a family member or loved one about the addiction can be difficult and emotionally draining. This article will provide some points to keep in mind when explaining addiction to someone to a non-addict.

How to Find a Sponsor in AA

How to Find a Sponsor in AA

Getting a sponsor in AA is nearly synonymous with the 12-steps. What’s interesting, though, is that the 12 steps nor the Big Book mention sponsorship explicitly, even though both provide detailed instructions on nearly every other aspect of recovery. To help you out, here are five tips to help you find a sponsor in AA.

Is Marijuana More Addictive Than Alcohol

Is Marijuana More Addictive Than Alcohol

With the legalization of marijuana coming to fruition in another 2 states (Michigan and Illinois), 11 states plus Washington D.C. have now legalized adult use of marijuana. More and more states and their constituents are voting to legalize weed, in part because many argue that smoking herb is less addictive (and safer) than alcohol.

What Does Ayahuasca Do?

What Does Ayahuasca Do?

Ayahuasca is a strong psychoactive mixture that has been used for centuries by indigenous tribes of the Amazon rain forest. More recently, people all over the world have sought out the potent brew to spur healing from past traumas, addictions, depression, anxieties, and other mental health issues.

What Is Codeine Used to Treat?

What Is Codeine Used to Treat?

When prescribed Codeine is used to help relieve mild to moderate pain. It sounds innocent enough, Codeine is used to treat pain. However, codeine has a darker side; a legacy that’s defined by addiction and overdose.