Why Does the 12-Step Program Still Work?
The 12-step program has been around for 100 years or so. Not exactly 100 years but it was created in the year 1939 by Alcoholic Anonymous. This first started out in the form of a book which showcases that the 12-steps were for alcohol addiction. But like all things, the 12-step program also started to evolve with the times. Then…Read More »
How to Recover Financially from Drug or Alcohol Addiction
Substance abuse exacts a $442 billion toll on society every year, according to the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health. (That is the total cost to society in terms of healthcare, lost productivity, and criminal justice.) On an individual level, too, the financial impact of a drug or alcohol addiction can be devastating. As anyone who has ever…Read More »