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No Clever Title, Just Revisiting Step # 9.

Step # 9, “We made direct amends to such people whenever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.”

THIS IS NOT ABOUT YOU… 560 more words


A Disease, Points of Law, Fixing Hearts

The disjointed title of this post indicate why this step is so difficult for so many. But is it that disjointed once we look at it? 420 more words

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Gateway Alcohol & Drug Treatment’s Approach to 12-Step Programs

1 in a Series of 4

Gateway Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centers employs evidenced-based practices to create meaningful, individualized treatment programs. We believe there is more than one pathway to recovery so we expose clients to a wide array of treatment methodologies. 288 more words

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Step # 7, A Dividing Point

So far, through the 12 Step Program, we have looked at…
Our addiction (step 1)
Our life (steps 2 & 3)
Ourselves ( steps 4, 5, & 6) 393 more words

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A Rock, a Hammer, a Nail Gun.

Suppose when you were growing up, you had a rock, and only a rock, to pound things. You would become really good at pounding things with a rock. 448 more words

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Stinkin' Thinkin' (Trouble) Part # 2

Continuing the look at stinkin’ thinkin’, it is interesting that these four points have so much in common. Addiction comes with a lot of compartmentalization of our lives. 381 more words


Step # 5, Beginnings

Obviously, the whole 12 Step Program begins with Step # 1, but Step 1 doesn’t hold the only beginning. Step # 5 is the beginning of several things. 444 more words

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