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4 10, 2017

What it’s Really Like to be an Addiction Counselor

October 4th, 2017|0 Comments

A Career in Addiction Counseling After having the spiritual awakening promised in Step 12, many people dedicate their lives to carrying the message of recovery to the still-suffering addict or alcoholic. These fortunate few are committed to saving the world from the darkness of addiction – one lost soul at a time. For some,

21 08, 2017

12 Step Meeting Directory: Best 12 Step Meetings in Boise, ID

August 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Are you looking for Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, or another Anonymous meeting near Boise, Idaho? Look no further. Addiction and alcoholism treatment isn’t for everyone. For those who do attend, having a solid aftercare plan in place is absolutely necessary. 12 step meetings in Boise, ID help thousands of addicts and alcoholics stay sober on

4 06, 2017

The Scoop: Sober Living Homes and Programs Explained

June 4th, 2017|0 Comments

For many of those who struggle with addiction and are going into recovery, a sober living program can be an important connecting step on the long road to sobriety. We frequently talk about the differences between inpatient and outpatient treatment. Inpatient treatment is a jumping-off point for treatment that gets people through the worst parts

21 04, 2017

NA Meetings vs. AA Meetings in Boise: What Are the Differences

April 21st, 2017|0 Comments

“I have found that the process of discovering who I really am begins with knowing who I really don’t want to be.” ~ Alcoholics Anonymous literature Idaho hosts both Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, but when it comes to NA vs. AA, what are the differences between the two? Nearly everyone has heard of

16 11, 2016

How to Determine if AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) is Right for You

November 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Early in your walk of sobriety, it's important to surround yourself with healthy choices, supportive people, and new activities that positively impact the new you. Because you will be overcoming the negative impact that alcohol and alcoholism has had in your life, it's critical that you determine the best course of action for you. What

12 10, 2016

The 12 Steps of AA Explained

October 12th, 2016|0 Comments

The 12 Steps of AA has changed so much for alcoholics all over the world. It has allowed them to fully embrace the concept of recovering from alcoholism. What’s more, it has given them a supportive group of peers all working toward the same goal. “The feeling of having shared in a common peril

17 03, 2016

Finding Free Addiction Resources in Boise, Idaho

March 17th, 2016|0 Comments

  Like every other city in the United States, Boise, Idaho, is not without drug and alcohol addiction.  Places such as NorthPoint Recovery and Ashwood Recovery offer inpatient and outpatient treatment options for those who are ready to commit to a program for drug and alcohol treatment, but facilities are just one part of the

22 01, 2016

3 Years Post Sobriety: My Life in Recovery

January 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

"Achieving true sobriety goes beyond abstinence. It's also about healing your soul, apologizing for damage you did others, and seeking forgiveness." ~ Lou Gramm, Jukebox Hero: My Five Decades in Rock 'n Roll There was a time where if you put it in front of me, I drink it, smoked it, snorted it, or swallowed

18 11, 2015

5 Ways AA Helped Me

November 18th, 2015|0 Comments

"Our findings are shedding light on how AA helps people recover from addiction over time. The results suggest that social context factors are key; the people who associate with individuals attempting to begin recovery can be crucial to their likelihood of success. AA appears adept at facilitating and supporting those social changes." ~John F. Kelly,

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