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Do the twelve steps of recovery work for alcoholics?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeff Blixt
Addiction Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: 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 cure. People who listen to others go to lots of meeting, 90 in 90 days, do the steps and get a sponsor have amazing results. Its not the only answer and others find excellent recovery in other ways this is true, but it does work. Its also free!

In brief: 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 cure. People who listen to others go to lots of meeting, 90 in 90 days, do the steps and get a sponsor have amazing results. Its not the only answer and others find excellent recovery in other ways this is true, but it does work. Its also free!
Dr. Jeff Blixt
Dr. Jeff Blixt
Thank
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Alcoholics anonymous works if you work it.
Consider attending six meetings before you decide whether it might work for you, or attending six meetings of al-anon if you are a friend or family member of an alcoholic.

In brief: Yes

Alcoholics anonymous works if you work it.
Consider attending six meetings before you decide whether it might work for you, or attending six meetings of al-anon if you are a friend or family member of an alcoholic.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Thank
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