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  • Referral To 12-Step Groups

    A randomized controlled
    trial of intensive referral to
    12-step self-help groups:
    One-year outcomes.
    Abstract Objective; This
    study implemented and
    evaluated procedures to
    help clinicians make
    effective referrals to 12-
    step self-help groups
    (SHGs). Methods; In this
    randomized controlled trial,
    individuals with substance
    use disorders (SUDs)
    entering a new outpatient
    treatment episode (N =
    345; 96% had previous
    SUD treatment) were
    randomly assigned to a
    standard referral or an
    intensive referral-to-self-
    help condition and provided
    self-reports of 12-step
    group attendance and
    involvement and substance
    use at baseline and at six-
    month and one-year
    follow-ups (93%). In
    standard referral, patients
    received a schedule for
    local 12-step SHG meetings
    and were encouraged to
    attend. Intensive referral
    had the

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    The Twelve-step Recovery Model of Alcoholics Anonymous

    Analysts describe the AA recovery program as complex, implicitly grounded in sound psychological principles, and more sophisticated than is typically understood.

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    Mutual-help Groups

    Mutual-help Groups (MHGs) for alcohol use disorders Despite developments in medications and behavioral therapies, MHGs remain the most commonly sought source of help for alcohol use disorders in the United States. MHGs are groups of two or more people who share a problem and come together to provide problem-specific help and support to one another. …∞

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    Treatment and AA Attendance

    7-year trajectories of Alcoholics Anonymous attendance and associations with treatment Although many members of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) are introduced to AA during treatment, the relationship between treatment and AA attendance over time is unknown. This paper describes four latent classes of AA attendance among 586 dependent alcoholics interviewed by telephone 1, 3, 5 and 7 …∞

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    AA and Professional Treatment

    AA’s impact on professional treatment cannot be underestimated.

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    Mutual Aid Groups in Psychiatry and Substance Misuse.

    In general mutual aid group membership was repeatedly associated with positive benefits.

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    AA Membership

    Results suggest stability in the representation of women and minorities among the AA membership

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    12 Step Involvement and Peer Helping

    This study compares peer helping and 12-step involvement among participants receiving chemical dependency treatment at day hospital (N = 503) and residential (N = 230) programs, and examines relationships between both variables and outcomes. Findings show that residential (vs. day hospital) participants reported significantly more peer helping and 12-step involvement during treatment, and marginally more …∞

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    Working With Mutual / Self-help Support Groups

      Mutual Support: For Professionals This article at Faces and Voices of Recovery details some of the issues in working with mutual and self-help fellowships for recovery from various substance abuse issues. Subjects include; A. Problems and Pitfalls in Working With Mutual Support Groups Taking Over the Peer Helper Role Over identification with Resistance Problems …∞

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