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Twelve-Step Program

Any program modelled after the 12-step self-help-group program used by Alcoholics Anonymous for rehabilitating alcoholics; central to all such programs is the belief in a God, transpersonal spiritual form of energy or superhuman power.

12-step programs have been developed for those with cocaine abuse, emotional lability (Emotions Anonymous), obesity (Overeaters Anonymous), sexual addiction (Sexaholics Anonymous) and others.

Twelve-Step Program

Addiction disorders Any program modeled after the 12-step self-help-group programs used for rehabilitating alcoholics, Alcoholics Anonymous; central to all 12-SPs is the belief in a God, transpersonal spiritual form of energy, or superhuman power
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The 12 Step program identifies critical situations for the addict that trigger addiction, emotional dysregulation and maladaptive responses.
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In addition to the many alternatives listed, there are also faith-based groups for those so inclined, including 12 step programs such as AA ("Trust God, Clean House, Help Others"), Celebrate Recovery programs, and house of worship counseling, if available ("Come Unto Me, all of you who are weary and heavily burdened, and I will give you rest").