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What to Look for When Choosing a Sponsor in Recovery

Programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are based on the idea that support is a key component in healing from substance abuse. Sponsors are an important part of the program, since serving others is one of its foundations. You can work a 12-Step program without a sponsor, but many people find...
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Why 12 Step Meetings Work for Sobriety

12 Step Meeting Makers Make It! Once you have completed your in-patient addiction treatment at English Mountain Recovery your recovery program is not over. Recovery is a life long event but completed one day at a time. Over the years we have seen that our most successful clients commit to and attend 12 step meetings...
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In Recovery We Came to Believe in a Power Greater than Ourselves

Step Two of the Alcoholics Anonymous 12 Step Program is: “Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.” Excerpt from the A.A. Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions “When we encountered A.A., the fallacy of our defiance was revealed. At no time had we asked what God’s will was for...
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USC Football Coach Sues for Alcoholism Discrimination

Fox News reported that- Steve Sarkisian sued the University of Southern California on Monday, alleging the school breached the football coach’s contract and discriminated against him on the basis of a disability — namely alcoholism — when it fired him this fall. According to Fox News, Sarkisian claims he should have been allowed to seek...
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English Mountain Recovery on Channel 12 News Today!

Dick Kahn (Co-Founder of EMR) & Gary Anderson (Marketing at EMR) were invited and interviewed by Chip Chapman at Channel 12 News today! English Mountain Recovery offers love and acceptance to people as they begin their journey to recovery. English Mountain Recovery treats people who struggle with alcohol and drug addiction. Their outstanding 90 day...
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U.S. Senator Ayotte Introduces Bill Tuesday to Help Pregnant Women Battling Addiction

CONCORD, N.H. —U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte is introducing legislation to improve addiction treatment programs for pregnant women and mothers who have a substance use disorder, including a pilot program that allows funds to help women in non-residential settings. The bill would reauthorize residential treatment programs for pregnant and postpartum women supported by the federal Center...
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Alcoholics Anonymous 75 Years – 1 Day at a Time

AA 75 Years – One Day at a Time from Northern Light Productions on Vimeo.
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Excessive Alcohol Fourth Leading Cause of Death

Contribution of Excessive Alcohol Consumption to Deaths and Years of Potential Life Lost in the United States Mandy Stahre, PhD, MPH; Jim Roeber, MSPH; Dafna Kanny, PhD; Robert D. Brewer, MD, MSPH; Xingyou Zhang, PhD Suggested citation for this article: Stahre M, Roeber J, Kanny D, Brewer RD, Zhang X. Contribution of Excessive Alcohol Consumption...
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AA is Not a Fraud

AA is not a fraud: Why haters are afraid to listen Here’s why the program works, no matter what critics say: It’s really about listening, living, spirituality and joy. I’m beginning to think that the main proof that Alcoholics Anonymous is, as its members claim, “a spiritual program,” is that it is attacked so often...
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