Category: 12 Step

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Comparing SMART Recovery and the 12-step Model

For over 80 years, the 12-step program has helped millions of people achieve sobriety. However, there have long been questions about the efficacy of the 12-step model, as well as the deep entrenchment of spirituality within the program. One of …

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co-occurring disorders

What Are Co-Occurring Disorders?

There has long been speculation on which came first: the chicken or the egg? The answer in that argument had little practical application, as it neither impacted the existence of chickens nor eggs. The same could be considered true of …

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Being the Boss of Our Recovery

Being the Boss of Our Recovery

The idea of giving up complete control of our lives and submitting to a set program that was created for everyone, even though we are not all the same, is just really unappealing. But treatment has been changing. Now, not …

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Putting the “Power” in “Empowerment”

There is a saying that goes “If you keep doing the same things you have always done, you will keep getting the same things you have always gotten.” This applies to our thinking, as well. The thought processes we used …

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12 Step Alternatives

Our Alternative to 12-Step Recovery in Addiction Treatment

The 12 Steps – America’s Most Common Addiction Treatment Model The 12-Step philosophy is deeply rooted in the addiction recovery movement across the U.S. In fact, most rehabilitation facilities in the United States focus solely on the 12-Step model of …

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Doing What Works

Doing What Works

One aspect of treatment at the AToN Center that sets us apart from other centers is that we value SMART Recovery, 12 Step and other approaches of community support.  AToN Center takes a unique approach by offering residents the opportunity …

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I walk down the street…

AToN Center specializes in the treatment of substance abuse, dual-diagnosis and co-occuring disorders.  The program offers medically supervised detox, SMART Recovery, Non-12 Step education, holistic addiction treatment, chemical dependency counseling, individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy. The definition of …

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Do I Have a Problem with Addiction?

It can be difficult to look in the mirror and admit it.  How do you admit that you’ve got a problem that seems so overwhelming? The stigma of the word, “addiction,” is enough to bury your head in the sand. …

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Fear Blocks Acceptance

For most people needing recovery, coming to accept that they are having difficulties due to their substance misuse is often a terrifying process. To the dismay of family, friends, and employers the person misusing substances often looks as though he/she …

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There Are No Addicts

One can easily argue that this country’s drug problem is as bad today as it’s ever been. The number of Americans with a diagnosable Substance Use Disorder (SUDs) now exceeds 24 million. As the opiate scourge continues to spread, the …

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