Archive for October, 2017

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Resources 3

USA AA Meeting Directory – GSO   by State   Alabama / North West Florida Alaska Arizona Arkansas California ( Southern) California ( Northern Coastal ) California ( Northern Interior ) California ( Imperial / San Diego ) California ( Mid Southern ) Colorado Columbia Connecticut Delaware Florida ( North ) Florida ( South ) […]

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Resources 2

List of AA meetings worldwide ( growing !!)   Afghanistan – English Speaking Albania – English Speaking Austria – English Speaking Costa Rica – English Speaking USA

Resources Directory - 12 Step Meetings

Resources Directory – 12 Step Meetings

This is a directory of 12 step meetings of different fellowships, throughout the world. Please note that it is continually being updated, and if you have any links you would like to be included please email me db(at)arehab.org ( replacing at with at sign ) It is always a good idea to to check details […]

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What is a Christian Rehab ?

Anyone looking for a Christian rehab will generally be doing so for one of two reasons. The first reason is that they want a rehab that is purely faith-based or Bible based, the second reason is that they want a more traditional rehab, but one that is focused on spirituality and/or a Christian based approach […]

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What Staff Does a Rehab Have ?

A rehab or treatment center should employ a wide range of different health care professionals, who have extensive clinical experience in dealing with alcoholism and addiction. If the rehab is basing some of its therapeutic treatments on the twelve step progarm of Alcoholics Anonymous, then it is usually helpful if some of the staff are […]

What Programs does a Drug and Alcohol Rehab offer?

What Programs does a Drug and Alcohol Rehab offer?

Traditionally, a rehab program or treatment center would help treat people through two specific routes.The first would be a medical detox if needed, followed by a fairly intensive therapeutic process based around the first five steps of the twelve step program of Alcoholics Anonymous. This would mainly be done in a mix of group discussion, […]

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Alcohol and Drugs Rehab Drugs List

Most rehabs will offer to treat addiction to alcohol and a wide range of drugs, as well as possibly other addictions. The website of the rehab should list the names of the drugs that it offers treatment for the addiction to. It is likely that the recovery process in the rehab will focus on the […]

Addictions Treated in Alcohol and Drug Rehab

Addictions Treated in Alcohol and Drug Rehab

Rehabs are probably best know for dealing with two types of addiction, people who are addicted to alcohol, alcoholics, and people who are addicted to drugs, either prescribed or not. People who are addicted to both alcohol and drugs are commonly referred to as dual addicted. Some rehabs have broadened their scope of what they […]

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Alcohol and Drug Rehab Accreditation and Licensing

Most rehabs recommend, and most people follow, that anyone entering rehab goes to one that is a significant distance away from where they live, either in another state or in another country. The logic behind this is that rehab is something of a bubble for a period of time, and it is better for the […]

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Quotes

  Pray as you can, not as you can’t ……. Dom John Chapman OSB, Downside ‘Before AA, I judged myself by my intentions, while the world was judging me by my actions’ Alcoholics Anonymous, p418, 4ed. ‘The crucial lesson throughout my work is how to hold, contain and sustain people who have suffered immense atrocity […]

Rehab / Health Insurance Terminology

Rehab / Health Insurance Terminology

Addiction / Addictive Personality Most people are aware in a general sense of what addiction means. In the context of rehab and recovery it takes on a deeper meaning. The term addictive personality is a hotly disputed term, and is sometimes used by rehabs as a hook to treat an individul, with their addiction being […]

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Health Insurance and the Cost of Drug and Alcohol Rehab

For some people, the cost of rehab and finding out whether or not their health insurance will pay for it is one of the most stressful aspects of early recovery, both detox and after. Most rehabs are notoriously cagey anout how much they charge – they like you to ring first and talk to them […]

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What is Emotional Sobriety ?

Emotional Sobriety is the title of an article written in the journal of Alcoholics Anonymous, known as the AA Grapevine, by one of its co-founders Bill W. In the article, he writes at length about the need to address many of the underlying emotional drives that fuelled his alcoholism, and implied that this was in […]

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What is a Drug Rehab ?

A drug rehab will have treatment programs that should offer help and support if you or someone you know has a dug problem or addiction. Learn more here about the different types of help available. Often people looking for a drug rehab will be slightly confused by the terminology and language of a rehab or […]

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What is Alcoholics Anonymous ?

Many people will have heard of AA, and will associate it with people being able to stop drinking. Some of the most common questions people have about AA include :  – How do you define an alcoholic ?  – Is AA religious ?  – What are the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous ?  – What […]