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Non-12 Step

Twelve-step alternatives can offer a multitude of other therapies for addiction that do not focus on the guiding principles of the Big Book nor rely on the concept of a Higher Power. We cover various types and aspects of non-12 step recovery to keep you informed in your path.

Understanding the Non 12-Step Perspective

By Nina Bradshaw

There are a number of approaches that are not 12-step in orientation, but do offer group support. Continue Reading

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3 Life Skills to Look for in a Teen Support Group

By M. Lujan

When looking for a proper teen support group, keep the following three life skills in mind. Continue Reading

Faith-based recovery can help the entire congregation

3 Areas Celebrate Recovery Improved at My Church

By Heather Adams

Celebrate Recovery has improved these 3 areas at my church, creating an outward “ripple effect” that has blessed our congregati... Continue Reading


Have You Heard of the Eight-Step Recovery?

By Nina Bradshaw

Eight-Step Recovery is a 5-year-old Buddhist-based recovery program and book co-founded by Dr. Valerie Mason-John and Dr. Param... Continue Reading

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The 12-Step Program Isn’t For Everybody and That’s Okay

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

In recovery, we simply do not adhere to or align with the same methods of healing and recovery. Continue Reading

How to Host a Celebrate Recovery Program at Your Church

By Heather Adams

If you have been part of CR and seen its benefits, you may feel a call to host the program in your own church. However, in this... Continue Reading

SMART Recovery: An Overview

By Nina Bradshaw

SMART Recovery is a secular alternative for those looking for assistance in managing their addictive behavior. Learn more about... Continue Reading

SMART vs. AA: 8 Major Differences

By Nina Bradshaw

Breaking down the elements of each program to help you make an informed decision. Continue Reading

Addiction Support Group Information

By Angel W. Abott

AA may be the most well-known but there are other support groups that we help break down. Continue Reading

12 Step Alternatives

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Although Alcoholics Anonymous and the other 12 Step groups like Narcotics Anonymous and Cocaine Anonymous are the best known re... Continue Reading

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