What Are the 12-Steps

What Are the 12-Steps?

The 12-steps to addiction recovery were initially formulated by the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous as a process for beating alcohol addiction. These addiction recovery steps achieved enough success and popularity that other addiction treatment programs adopted the methodology. While the 12-steps are based on spirituality and religious principles, they remain general enough that people of…

person in field greeting the sun showing freedom from addiction

Freedom from Addiction

Counselors specializing in addiction treatment are confronted daily with men and women who resemble prisoners. Some hide behind hunched shoulders, averted eyes, and mumbled or evasive answers. By contrast, others vigorously defend, deny, rationalize, and excuse the behavior that brought them here to Sante Center for Healing. Whether they are engaging in flight or fight,…

Sustained Recovery and Susan B. Anthony

The Susan B. Anthony coin was issued to meet a specific currency need – a dollar currency more enduring than the paper dollar bill. Therefore, the coin was produced for that particular purpose. However, after the coin was released, it was poorly received by the American populace who did not widely accept and use the…