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How Does AA Help Those With an Alcohol Addiction?

Alcoholics Anonymous or AA has been around for nearly a century and is still one of the most important ways to help people suffering from alcohol addiction. But how does AA help with alcohol abuse? That’s a question that we at The Right Step can answer. We believe in the power of AA and use it when…

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Ways to Get Involved During National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month, sponsored and recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), was created with the mission to educate Americans that substance abuse treatment and mental health services can empower those with mental and substance use disorders to live a healthy and rewarding life. Over the past 30 years, the recognition…

Positive Recovery – The Best of Both Worlds

The recovery movement—Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and all the groups that have subsequently adopted AA’s model—has been helping people get sober since the 1930s. Positive psychology, while a young field within psychology, has been highly influential in treating substance addictions as well as many other illnesses since the late 1990s. Finding ways to blend the best…