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Content What Does it Mean to Say You’re Powerless Over Drugs and Alcohol? “There is the obsession that somehow, someday, they will beat the game.” (Big Book, Page Alcoholism contributes to many physical and mental health issues, and even death. Insurance Can Cover Up To Step 1: The First Step Toward a Solution What is Step 1 in AA? Being born and raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland, it was always a dream for James to start a program where he began his own recovery journey. Having faced addiction in his own life, and having worked through recovery, James truly understands what it takes to get sober and stay sober. James now has the opportunity to do what he loves and help others achieve long-term recovery. James […]

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Content Is Life Better Without Alcohol? 7 Benefits of Living Alcohol-Free Examples of Powerlessness in Sobriety Where to start: 1st step prayer Step One of AA: The Journey Begins When you admit that you are powerless over alcohol, you’re accepting that alcohol should not even be in your life anymore. You are admitting that having one drink could lead to disastrous consequences that you don’t intend to happen. You are honest and strong enough to recognize that the only way you’ll win over powerless over alcohol alcohol is by not letting it be a part of you any longer. As a part of treatment at MARR, our clients complete a First Step Inventory, which includes examples of powerlessness and unmanageability from various areas of life. […]

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Content What Is Powerlessness? Examples of Powerlessness in Sobriety What is powerlessness? Have A Call With One Of Our Treatment Advisors Meet The Team >> At one time, our number one priority was to stay sober. Today with the understanding of powerless, our number one priority is our relationship with our creator and how we can best serve. Admitting powerlessness meant that no amount of trying or practicing or self-control was going to change the way that drugs and alcohol affect my brain. This concept is about accepting what is and what is not. Step one was a gateway to freedom and a proclamation of progress. I began moving from a lack of awareness into a new awareness and into the possibility of change. This […]

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