“90 meetings in 90 days? – That sounds like every day!”

If you have made a decision that you might benefit from stopping drinking or using addictive substances, and are considering the 12 step programs as a potential solution to your problem, I must say from personal experience you are definitely barking up the right tree.  I made the same decision 20 years ago and have been sober ever since.  The starting point is to begin going to the meetings as soon as possible.  At these meetings you will hear what others have done to achieve successful recovery.  It is also at these meetings that you will begin to develop your […]

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Am I crazy? Try 12 step Program

No Insurance?  A 12 Step Program is free! Given that alcohol and drug addiction is multi-billion dollar a year issue (healthcare, incarceration, etc.), that one in ten alcoholics ever get help, and that two in ten alcoholics who seek help ever get it (availability issue), we have a huge problem in this country that can be at least partially addressed by teaching addicts how to use the free community resource of an NA, CA, or AA 12 Step Program. I work at a private, for-profit, treatment program and when someone finally gets enough courage to call us, if they don’t have […]

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Craving & Relapse video

Bob discusses the difficulty that alcoholics and addicts have accessing treatment if they have no insurance or can’t otherwise afford it, and that the reason he wrote his book “Enough Already!: A Guide to Recovery from Alcohol and Drug Addiction was so those who need help can learn how to get it using the free 12-step community resources. note: this is a YouTube video – the actual DVD sound is perfectly in sync

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