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Gateway Alcohol & Drug Treatment’s Approach to 12-Step Programs

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Gateway Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centers employs evidenced-based practices to create meaningful, individualized treatment programs. We believe there is more than one pathway to recovery so we expose clients to a wide array of treatment methodologies. 288 more words

Help For Substance Abuse

True Believers

Let me say at the outset that I am a firm believer in AA, NA and the other 12-step fellowships (just in case you hadn’t noticed). 442 more words


The "Serenity Prayer"

Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

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Why Wait A Year?

by Bill

As newcomers to recovery we want to feel safe, and perhaps a bit cared for.  Some of us may have been longing for those feelings for most of our lives.   580 more words


...The One Less Traveled By...

I used to tell people that I had no choice about getting sober — that I knew if I didn’t I was going to die.  But that’s not really true; I did have a choice. 315 more words



Doing some yard work,

listening to a variety of music I have on my I-pod.

From Nirvana to Ray Charles, AC/DC to Dylan, Matchbox 20 to Peter, Paul and Mary. 399 more words


I Know A Few Myself...

Eighty years ago today, a proctologist in Akron, Ohio, took his last drink of booze.  As a result of his having gotten sober with the help of another drunk, a businessman from New York, Alcoholics Anonymous was born.  79 more words