Self-Help & Twelve Step Groups

  • Self-Help Groups and The Twelve Step Program

  • Getting a Home Group – Getting a Sponsor – Working the Twelve Steps

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Self-Help Groups and The Twelve Step Program (pages: Subject 6-62 – 6-73)
Positive Beginning; Attending Meetings; The History of Alcoholics Anonymous; Not Me – Other People May Need AA, But I Don’t; First, Change Your Thinking About Meetings; Second, Change Your Behavior; Importance of Twelve Step Meetings; The Purpose of Twelve Step Meetings; “Friends of Bill W.”; Recovery for Families: Al-Anon and Alateen; National Alliance for The Mentally Ill (NAMI); Modified Twelve Step Meetings; Double Trouble in Recovery; Twelve Step Groups Are The Most Recommended Self-Help Groups; Membership of Twelve Step Program World-Wide; Community Socializing Opportunities; Why It Works – A Sense of Family; Meeting Formats; Where To Find Meetings; Going to Ninety Meetings in Ninety Days or “90 in 90”; How Long Do I Have To Go?; Anonymity; Speaking at Meetings; Cross Talk; Medications and The Twelve Step Program; What to Talk About in Meetings; Spirituality of The Twelve Step Program; Why People Go to Meetings; Group Discussions; Lessons From Geese” Inspirational Handout; Positive Closure

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Getting a Home Group – Getting a Sponsor – Working the Twelve Steps (pages: Subject 6-73 – 6-81)
Positive Beginning; Getting a Home Group; Getting a Sponsor; The Basics About a Sponsor; What is a sponsor?; What are characteristics of a sponsor ?; What does a sponsor do?; How do you get a sponsor?; Choosing a sponsor; How do I make the decision to get a sponsor?; Should my sponsor be a man or woman?; How do I use a sponsor?; What if they say no?; Working the Twelve Steps; Rewards of the Twelve Steps; Recovery Slogans Offer Mottos to Live By; Slogans Are Simple, Yet Have Profound Meanings; Slogans Help People Stay on The Path; Reading Inspirational Literature; Service to Others; “Getting a Sponsor” Exercise; “The Journey” Inspirational Handout; Positive Closure

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