logo

THIS IS THE NEW SERVER - WE ARE STILL TWEAKING IT
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
NerdWellness, stapwahjnd02, jkovach, LindaT999, Aki
57730 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57,730 Registered Members
417 Forums
115,283 Topics
819,794 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
"Rosie" 417
Nancy Roussy 364
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 136
Mona - Astronomy 133
Sheryl T 74
Deanna - New Age 72
Korie - California Editor 50
Susan - Meditation Editor 40
Lestie4containergardens 29
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 28
Ad Income Supports Charity
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#670967 - 03/17/11 09:15 AM 12 Step Recovery
Angela J. Shirley Offline
Tiger

Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 6412
Hi Everyone:

Do you think a "12 Step Recovery" plan helps with various addictions?

I think YES, but the person has to want to do the steps and of course continue to stay away from their "addiction"...

Your thoughts?
_________________________
fishMy Blog: How To Survive Unemploymentfish

Top
#671994 - 03/21/11 11:18 PM Re: 12 Step Recovery [Re: Angela J. Shirley]
meganjo Offline
Newbie

Registered: 02/17/11
Posts: 12
12 step recovery process is a basic and more fundamental one for addiction recovery(whatever may be the addiction whether it is alcohol or drug). Many persons who are addicted have gone through the recover process successfully by this 12 step recovery.


Edited by Jeanne Egbosiuba Ukwendu (03/23/11 10:21 AM)

Top
#671997 - 03/21/11 11:24 PM Re: 12 Step Recovery [Re: meganjo]
Kaycee Will Offline
Shark

Registered: 01/25/11
Posts: 235
What is exactly and how it is done, Can someone explain in short?

Top
#672106 - 03/22/11 10:33 AM Re: 12 Step Recovery [Re: Kaycee Will]
Angela J. Shirley Offline
Tiger

Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 6412
Hi Kaycee Will:

From what I understand, it is a list of steps that a program has each participant complete.

I am hoping the editor for this site will respond soon as I am sure they would know more details.

Until you hear something, you may want to do a Google search or visit a site like AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) to see an example of their "Steps"...

Have an AWESOME day/night smile
_________________________
fishMy Blog: How To Survive Unemploymentfish

Top
#672400 - 03/23/11 12:16 PM Re: 12 Step Recovery [Re: Angela J. Shirley]
Kathy - 12 Step Recovery Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Jellyfish

Registered: 03/18/07
Posts: 172
Loc: Scottsdale, AZ
The steps are "suggestions" written by Bill W. and Dr. Bill to help people recovery from alcohol. Since that time, the same 12 steps are the foundation for every 12 step recovery group that exists (and there are a lot of them). Recovery from any addiction is not only about the steps. Yes, the steps MUST be worked but it is also going to meetings, getting a sponsor, being of service, and the willingness to do anything it takes. The steps work but you have to work them. You can read the steps of AA online but remember that the steps are only a portion of healthy recovery. And, no one...NO ONE can recovery from an addiction on their own. Read the articles I have written on this site. I cover all of the steps and more!

Hope this helps.

Blessings,

Kathy L.
12 Step Recovery Editor

Top
#672541 - 03/24/11 06:18 AM Re: 12 Step Recovery [Re: Kathy - 12 Step Recovery]
Angela J. Shirley Offline
Tiger

Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 6412
Thanks Kathy smile
_________________________
fishMy Blog: How To Survive Unemploymentfish

Top
#733381 - 12/23/11 08:19 AM Re: 12 Step Recovery [Re: Kathy - 12 Step Recovery]
Evan M. Offline
Newbie

Registered: 12/02/11
Posts: 2
Loc: North Carolina
I do agree with Kathy. I personally am a member of one of the other 12 step fellowships that AA gave birth and I do attend AA as well. Were as AA deals primary with alcohol the program of NA deals with the disease of addiction which is fueled by two key components obsession and compulsion and how they manifest themselves in any area of ones life. For identification purposes the literature talks about the most obvious form of the disease drugs but the drugs are just the most apparent symptom of the disease. So if one can simply replace the word drug or understand that it is referring to your particular manifestation this literature will be quit helpful as well as the "IT WORKS HOW AND WHY" AND THE " NA STEP WORKING GUILD" It works if you work it so work it an live. Evan M. Grateful Recovering Addict

Top
#738416 - 01/05/12 07:00 PM Re: 12 Step Recovery [Re: Angela J. Shirley]
Gramzie Offline
Newbie

Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 1
I also go to AA meetings. I find that doing the steps has helped with my addition. I am an alcoholic, I can not stop once I have taken that first drink. Accepting that I am powerless and give myself over to my high power I have not had a drink since Dec 28, 2010. It is one day at a time.

Top
#738500 - 01/06/12 05:43 AM Re: 12 Step Recovery [Re: Gramzie]
Angela J. Shirley Offline
Tiger

Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 6412
Congrats Gramzie easter


Originally Posted By: Gramzie
I also go to AA meetings. I find that doing the steps has helped with my addition. I am an alcoholic, I can not stop once I have taken that first drink. Accepting that I am powerless and give myself over to my high power I have not had a drink since Dec 28, 2010. It is one day at a time.
_________________________
fishMy Blog: How To Survive Unemploymentfish

Top
#738501 - 01/06/12 05:43 AM Re: 12 Step Recovery [Re: Evan M.]
Angela J. Shirley Offline
Tiger

Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 6412
Congrats Evan M. king

Originally Posted By: Evan M.
I do agree with Kathy. I personally am a member of one of the other 12 step fellowships that AA gave birth and I do attend AA as well. Were as AA deals primary with alcohol the program of NA deals with the disease of addiction which is fueled by two key components obsession and compulsion and how they manifest themselves in any area of ones life. For identification purposes the literature talks about the most obvious form of the disease drugs but the drugs are just the most apparent symptom of the disease. So if one can simply replace the word drug or understand that it is referring to your particular manifestation this literature will be quit helpful as well as the "IT WORKS HOW AND WHY" AND THE " NA STEP WORKING GUILD" It works if you work it so work it an live.


Evan M.
Grateful Recovering Addict
_________________________
fishMy Blog: How To Survive Unemploymentfish

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >

Moderator:  Kathy - 12 Step Recovery 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
What is your stress level today?
by Nancy Roussy
Stress Management
Yesterday at 11:58 PM
Pluto - it's a whole new story now
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Yesterday at 11:24 PM
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Nancy Roussy
Inspiration
Yesterday at 10:51 PM
What will you do today?
by Nancy Roussy
Inspiration
Yesterday at 10:48 PM
What's your Typical Daily Menu?
by Nancy Roussy
Low Carb
Yesterday at 10:46 PM
What did you dream about last night?
by Nancy Roussy
Dreams
Yesterday at 10:41 PM
There's a "blue moon" on Friday
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Yesterday at 09:31 PM
Heading to the Hospital for the Baby’s Birth
by Deanna - Adoption Editor
Adoption
Yesterday at 02:27 PM
Antonio Banderas New Film/Trailer
by Angela - Drama Movies
Drama Movies
Yesterday at 02:14 PM
Starch intolerance
by Sheree-Allergies
Allergies & Colds
Yesterday at 12:07 PM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
1 registered (Izeigo), 54 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.