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Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) doesn’t fit for everyone.

What do you do if AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) isn't for you?

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Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) was, for a long time, the only game in town for substance abuse treatment. Founded in 1935, it is still the best-known treatment option, and for many, it is synonymous with rehabilitation.  It helped many people, but it doesn’t work for everyone.  Luckily, there are alternatives available for those for whom AA doesn’t work.

Why does AA work for some people and not others?  

People have different beliefs and different needs, and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) just doesn’t fit for everyone.

Some people love the camaraderie that AA offers and believe that their long-term sobriety depends on going to AA meetings for the rest of their life.  Other people find AA meetings depressing or monotonous, and the thought of having to go to meetings forever is horrifying.

Some people believe, and AA teaches, that addiction is a disease that is not curable.  Other people believe and hope that their addiction is not only treatable but curable.  For those people, the thought of having to identify with their addiction by forever saying, “I’m Mary and I’m an alcoholic,” or “I’m Seth and I’m an addict,” even after years of sobriety doesn’t ring true. 

The main goal for anyone with addiction is to become free of their addiction and to live a good and happy life. 

For that to occur they need to find the treatment option that works best for them, one that fits their belief system.

Fortunately, AA is not the only solution!

Speak with an alternative addiction expert now!
Call (855) 433-4480

For those for whom Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) doesn’t work, a holistic treatment program may be a better option.

A holistic treatment program treats the whole person and not just their addiction. Using multiple approaches, the overall health of the individual is the focus.

Medically supervised detoxification is often the first step in the holistic treatment program. Under medical supervision, detoxification can be much more comfortable and much less frightening.

Holistic treatment includes learning about addiction and recovery but also includes things like exercise, spa treatments, nutrition, neurofeedback, individual and group counseling. Some programs include art therapy, yoga, music, meditation and other options that promote overall health and wellness.

Gulf Breeze Recovery is a holistic treatment program that helps people recover, not just be in recovery for life.

Gulf Breeze Recovery does not have mandatory meeting requirements following completion of their treatment program but does offer meeting options for those who choose to attend. They also offer individual continuing education scheduled to meet the needs of the individual, as well as other post-treatment support.

If you agree that Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) doesn’t fit for everyone the alternative is Gulf Breeze Recovery. Many people who had tried AA multiple times without achieving recovery, say that Gulf Breeze Recovery was the perfect fit for their recovery needs.

Have you or a loved one tried AA and not been successful?

Gulf Breeze Recovery is changing the future of addiction treatment with the THRIVE® program focused on overcoming chronic relapse. For more information about our program or to speak with an Addiction's expert call (855) 433-4480  or contact us!

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) doesn’t fit for everyone.

image of alcoholics anonymous book w coinsAlcoholics Anonymous (AA) was, for a long time, the only game in town for substance abuse treatment. Founded in 1935, it is still the best-known treatment option, and for many, it is synonymous with rehabilitation.  It helped many people, but it doesn’t work for everyone.  Luckily, there are alternatives available for those for whom AA doesn’t work.

Why does AA work for some people and not others?  

People have different beliefs and different needs, and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) just doesn’t fit for everyone.

Some people love the camaraderie that AA offers and believe that their long-term sobriety depends on going to AA meetings for the rest of their life.  Other people find AA meetings depressing or monotonous, and the thought of having to go to meetings forever is horrifying.

Some people believe, and AA teaches, that addiction is a disease that is not curable.  Other people believe and hope that their addiction is not only treatable but curable.  For those people, the thought of having to identify with their addiction by forever saying, “I’m Mary and I’m an alcoholic,” or “I’m Seth and I’m an addict,” even after years of sobriety doesn’t ring true. 

The main goal for anyone with addiction is to become free of their addiction and to live a good and happy life. 

For that to occur they need to find the treatment option that works best for them, one that fits their belief system.

Fortunately, AA is not the only solution!

Speak with an alternative addiction expert now!
Call (855) 433-4480

For those for whom Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) doesn’t work, a holistic treatment program may be a better option.

A holistic treatment program treats the whole person and not just their addiction. Using multiple approaches, the overall health of the individual is the focus.

Medically supervised detoxification is often the first step in the holistic treatment program. Under medical supervision, detoxification can be much more comfortable and much less frightening.

Holistic treatment includes learning about addiction and recovery but also includes things like exercise, spa treatments, nutrition, neurofeedback, individual and group counseling. Some programs include art therapy, yoga, music, meditation and other options that promote overall health and wellness.

Gulf Breeze Recovery is a holistic treatment program that helps people recover, not just be in recovery for life.

Gulf Breeze Recovery does not have mandatory meeting requirements following completion of their treatment program but does offer meeting options for those who choose to attend. They also offer individual continuing education scheduled to meet the needs of the individual, as well as other post-treatment support.

If you agree that Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) doesn’t fit for everyone the alternative is Gulf Breeze Recovery. Many people who had tried AA multiple times without achieving recovery, say that Gulf Breeze Recovery was the perfect fit for their recovery needs.

Have you or a loved one tried AA and not been successful? 

Gulf Breeze Recovery is changing the future of addiction treatment with the THRIVE® program focused on overcoming chronic relapse. For more information about our program or to speak with an Addiction's expert call (855) 433-4480  or contact us!

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