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Beyond the 12 Steps: The Benefits of Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Did you know that there are more Non 12 Step rehabs now than ever before? According to the American Addiction Centers website, approximately 26% of residential rehab programs in the US today are non-12 step or 12 step alternatives of some kind.

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The Toxic Mix of Shame and Addiction

According to the popular poem “My Name Is Toxic Shame” by Leo Booth and John Bradsh'/aw, shame is the “voracious hole that fuels all addictions.” Shame and addiction go hand-in-hand. But shame is not a good motivator; when people are shamed, they shut down and their personal growth stalls.

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Not All Non 12 Step Recovery Programs are Created Equal

While 12 Step addiction treatment programs are still the most common approach today, there are an increasing number of alternative options available. According to the American Addiction Centers website, approximately 26% of residential rehab programs in the US today are non 12 step or 12 step alternatives of some kind.

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12 Steps vs Non 12 Step Rehab: Making the Right Choice in Residential Treatment

If you’ve been looking into residential rehab programs for any length of time, you already know that 12 Step rehabs are the most prevalent. But there are alternatives, and these are showing promising results and becoming the preferred option for an increasing number of people. Here's an unbiased comparison of 12 Steps vs non 12 Step rehab and treatment centers.

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Another Look at 12 Steps Step 12 (Step 12 of the 12-Steps Program)



Here's the 12th and final in our series on a different perspective with the 12-Steps addiction treatment program and how each step compares with a 12 Steps alternative approach.

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Another Look at 12 Steps Step 11 (Step 11 of the 12-Steps Program)


Here's the 11th in our series on a different perspective with the 12-Steps addiction treatment program and how each step compares with a 12 Steps alternative approach.

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Another Look 12 Steps Step 10 (Step 10 of the 12-Steps Program)

 

This is the 10th in our series of reviews of the 12-Steps addiction treatment program and how each step compares with a 12 Steps alternative approach. We understand the 12 Steps have helped many, many people over the years, and we respect that success.

We also recognize that the approach does not work for everyone. The main purpose of this series is to present some potential limitations with the 12 Steps that you may not have considered. We want to make it easy for you to understand the differences as you go through your addiction treatment research.

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Another Look at 12 Steps Step 9 (Step 9 of the 12-Steps Program)

12 Steps Step 9: Forgiveness or Disempowerment?

This is the 9th in our series of reviews of the 12-Steps addiction treatment program and how each step compares with a 12 Steps alternative approach. We understand the 12 Steps have helped many, many people over the years, and we respect that success. We also recognize that the approach does not work for everyone. The main purpose of this series is to present some potential limitations with the 12 Steps that you may not have considered. We want to make it easy for you to understand the differences as you go through your addiction treatment research.

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Another Look at 12 Steps Step 8 (Step 8 of the 12-Steps Program)

 

This is the 8th in our series of reviews of the 12-Steps addiction treatment program and how each step compares with a 12 Steps alternative approach. We understand the 12 Steps have helped many, many people over the years, and we respect that success.

We also recognize that the approach does not work for everyone. The main purpose of this series is to present some potential limitations with the 12 Steps that you may not have considered.

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Another Look at 12 Steps Step 7 (Step 7 of the 12 Steps Program)

This is the 7th in our series of reviews of the 12-Steps addiction treatment program and how each step compares with a 12 Steps alternative approach.

We understand the 12 Steps have helped many, many people over the years, and we respect that success. We also recognize that the approach does not work for everyone.

The main purpose of this series is to present some potential limitations with the 12 Steps that you may not have considered.

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