12 And 12 Step 2 Pdf
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Twelve-step programs are mutual aid organizations for the purpose of recovery from substance addictions , behavioral addictions and compulsions. Developed in the s, the first twelve-step program, Alcoholics Anonymous AA , aided its membership to overcome alcoholism. Twelve-step methods have been adapted to address a wide range of alcoholism, substance-abuse and dependency problems. Over self-help organizations—often known as fellowships —with a worldwide membership of millions—now employ twelve-step principles for recovery. Narcotics Anonymous was formed by addicts who did not relate to the specifics of alcohol dependency. Demographic preferences related to the addicts' drug of choice has led to the creation of Cocaine Anonymous , Crystal Meth Anonymous and Marijuana Anonymous. Auxiliary groups such as Al-Anon and Nar-Anon , for friends and family members of alcoholics and addicts, respectively, are part of a response to treating addiction as a disease that is enabled by family systems.
Alcoholics Anonymous AA is an international mutual aid fellowship  with the stated purpose of enabling its members to "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety. Its only membership requirement is a desire to stop drinking. AA was founded in in Akron, Ohio , when one alcoholic, Bill Wilson , talked to another alcoholic, Bob Smith , about the nature of alcoholism and a possible solution. Its title became the name of the organization and is now usually referred to as "The Big Book". The Traditions recommend that members remain anonymous in public media, altruistically help other alcoholics, and that AA groups avoid official affiliations with other organizations.
I love all of the 12 steps of AA, but step two is the one that gives us hope. With step two we learn that we are not alone, and that something greater than ourselves can help to conquer addiction and despair. Becoming a sober person, free of your addictions means a restoration to sanity. All of the words of the 12 steps are very specifically chosen, which is another thing I really love about working with them. The emphasis is not on who or what the power is, but on what the power can do for us.
Essential reading for discussion and sharing:. We will find that this section contains extremely impor-tant information, but that the step itself is a rela-tively simple step. Learn more about the health benefits of the plan and how to follow the DASH eating plan and limit calories and sodium in your daily life. A Guide for Studying Math. They are step study guides with biblical comparisons. We find it important to continue.
A Brief History of Marijuana Anonymous. Who is a Marijuana Addict? The 12 Questions of Marijuana Anonymous. The Story of the Lotus Eaters. Step One We admitted we were powerless over marijuana, that our lives had become unmanageable. Step Two Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. Step Three Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God, as we understood God.
Step One · Step Two · Step Three · Step Four · Step Five · Step Six · Step Seven · Step Eight.
These documents have questions for all of the steps they do not go into as much detail as the Step 4 worksheets, however. These worksheets can be viewed, edited and extended as you have need using any one of many available word processors or spreadsheet applications. These worksheets are primarily a list of questions for each step where you can write out your own personal answers to the questions for a given step. This can give you some framework for working through each of the steps.
In simplest form, the AA program operates when a recovered alcoholic passes along the story of his or her own problem drinking, describes the sobriety he or she has found in AA, and invites people who are new to AA to join the informal Fellowship. The heart of the suggested program of personal recovery is contained in Twelve Steps describing the experience of the earliest members of the Society:. People who are new to AA are not asked to accept or follow these Twelve Steps in their entirety if they feel unwilling or unable to do so.