10 Benefits of Sponsorship

Sponsorship, as recommended in AA and NA, is a vital component of a 12-step program. The benefits of a good sponsor are crucial to someone new in recovery. While a sponsor is not required for sobriety, experience has proven that people who find a sponsor and follow suggestions have a greater chance of staying sober.…


Trauma and Step Four

The 4th step says to recover, we must take a “resentment inventory” of where we are to blame. But what if you’re a victim of domestic or child abuse?I came to 12-step recovery with a lengthy trauma history, and research says I’m not alone. Studies have found that between 50 and 96%of substance abusers seeking…