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12 Step Drug Rehab

12 Step Drug Rehab Program

12 step drug rehab helps you take the steps to recovery.

The 12 step drug rehab model outlines a series of steps that guide the recovering addict from their addiction into a spiritual awakening that is said to evoke complete recovery.  These steps were originally developed by Alcoholics Anonymous in the 1930s but today have evolved to help people suffering from a range of addictions including cocaine addiction, narcotics addiction, alcohol addiction and methamphetamine addiction.  There are many different twelve step drug rehab programs today but the most common programs include:

  • Cocaine Anonymous
  • Methamphetamine Anonymous
  • Narcotics Anonymous

12 step drug rehab programs provide those in recovery with a guided series of steps that will take them from the very bottom of addiction all the way to complete recovery in which they utilize the tools and education that they have to help others.  Although there are many different twelve step drug rehab programs, they all use the same general steps and logic simply changing the attributes to a specific drug or substance in the steps.

Many rehab programs and treatment centers incorporate the twelve step treatment model into their routines.   Additionally, twelve step groups can be found throughout cities and towns all over the country and beyond into many different countries around the world.  The twelve step recovery model is one of the most used methods of treatment in the world and has been translated into hundreds of languages to meet the needs of recovering addicts in all parts of the world.

The 12 Steps

  1. We admitted we were powerless over alcohol – that our lives had become unmanageable
  2. Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity
  3. Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him
  4. Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves
  5. Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs
  6. Were entirely ready to have god remove all these defects of character
  7. Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings
  8. Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all
  9. Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others
  10. Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it
  11. Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out
  12. Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics and to practice these principles in all our affairs