Predictors of engagement in the Alcoholics Anonymous
group or to psychotherapy among Brazilian alcoholics: A six-month follow-up study.
With a protocol established, participants began to see how the Alcoholics Anonymous
slogan "progress, not perfection" represented the tasks they were working out in their therapy groups:
Step 1 of the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous
- "We admitted we were powerless over alcohol - that our lives had become unmanageable" - is the foundation of recovery, for alcoholics trying to get well through the AA program (AA World Services, 1976; Chappel, 1992; Covington, 1994; Kurtz, 1979).
Comments on the Cochrane Review on Alcoholics Anonymous
District Court, Bergin argued that the state medical board had violated his First Amendment rights when it ordered him to enroll in a substance abuse treatment program that followed the tenets of Alcoholics Anonymous
However, by the time I turned 11 years old, both of my parents were sobering up in the program of Alcoholics Anonymous
The author, who is a teacher, a licensed professional counselor and a columnist for the Annals of the American Psychotherapy Association, focuses here on the spiritual experience in Alcoholics Anonymous
(AA), establishing spirituality as a core element of illness and recovery.
Far from offering 'spirituality lite' to its members, or encouraging self-indulgent navel gazing--as I sometimes see 12-Step programs caricatured in the media--I have found that AA fosters a solid and selfless spirituality," writes Sister Molly Monahan (a pseudonym) in Seeds of Grace: Reflections on the Spirituality of Alcoholics Anonymous
is reminding drinkers of the evils of booze - by advertising on bottle banks.
The last quarter of Lewin's article is about "Natalie, 17, a senior at a Brooklyn private school who attends Alcoholics Anonymous
Since entering Alcoholics Anonymous
, Morris hasn't touched alcohol.
The inmate objected to the Nu Way Drug Treatment Program, which is operated by a private provider, and is modeled on the 12 step program of Alcoholics Anonymous
and Narcotics Anonymous.