12 step

12 Step Programs

This can be a slightly confusing term for some people.

It originates from the organisation Alcoholics Anonymous, which developed a recovery program based around 12 specific steps, which are really statements of experience of what the early members of AA did in order to get sober.

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What are the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous?

soberAlcoholics Anonymous is often referred to as a 12 step program. People often talk about the 12 steps, or one of the steps individually such as step three or step four.

The whole idea of a 12 step fellowship is quite unique to  AA and other recovery organisations, and can seem either quite confusing or a bit of a subculture.

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