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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
If u work the progra: It is effective provide you work the program.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not very many: By straight statistics less than 10% of all attendees really get long term benefit. However, as an adjunct to either medication assisted abstinence ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
Totally: It works if you work it.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience Internal Medicine
411 or go online: There are meetings everywhere and all the time....
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
Mostly: They are similar in the recognition that one feels powerless over the addiction, that a higher power (understood as god, or the 12-step fellowship, or ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience Clinical Psychology
12 Step programs: Don't exclude anyone from joining. The issue for many people is the emphasis on being "powerless" & requiring a "higher power" for successful recover ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
23 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes, absolutely: Why else would people be hanging out in those rooms for over 70 years, it works without a doubt. It takes a lot of work though, 1-2 meeting is not a c ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Front
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
AA & the 12 Steps: The 12 steps are the program outlined and recommended by alcoholics anonymous. So aa is the organization, and the 12 steps are the method it offers i ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
Grief stages: The kübler-ross model, commonly known as the five stages of grief, includes denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. This applies to su ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
Mutual support helps: Yes. 12 step programs are a well developed model for mutual support.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Sort of: Aa believes in a "higher power, " but they are not per se a religious organization nor does one have to be religious to benefit from the program.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
12 step program: As long as you are consistent with it, it works well, based on testimonies from attendees.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Receiving or giving?: If you want to donate your eggs it's a personal decision, but it can bring great joy to another woman struggling with infertility. If you are consider ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Positive 12 steps: You can start a neutral program - positive 12 step program. You can find either local library or town/ church to give you space. Try to have weekly me ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Online 12 step progr: Check online http://positive12steps.Org.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Always good: To have plans for potential home based disasters. Talk about ways to prevent these & plan escape routes. Good resources should exist on line.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Ducate
Specializes in Psychiatry
Medications not same: Suboxone is a mixed medication with both opiate like effects and blockage of opiate receptors. It is effective in reducing cravings and preventing a h ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Bausek
41 years experience Psychiatry
Resources: Books on cognitive-behavioral therapy by aaron beck or david burns, specifically to treat phobias and anxiety disorders. You need grounding in the cog ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Wow - generalization: Alcoholics anonymous is a program that incorporates spirituality (not religion). Although there are some alcohol dependent individuals who also have s ... Read More
A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Most all very serious, long standing or non-curable, genetic, even uncommon conditions have support groups and links for help. Are we not blessed and ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Alanon? Therapy?: Many discover that there is little we can do to change others. It is hard enough to change ourselves! You can find possible support at an Alanon meeti ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: This would depend the type of people on the site. Drug use and experimentation is influenced by peer pressure. You need to know what sites your child ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Lado
31 years experience Psychiatry
Hypomania and spendi: In bipolar illnes Risk-taking behaviors during hypomanic states are recognised, however the high-risk nature of some behaviours-including the potentia ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
The "Why"s in Life: Unfortunately this is not a medical problem or anything that we can answer here on this simple app. The 'why' type of questions are often unanswerable ... Read More

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