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How Long Is Inpatient Alcohol Rehab?

Inpatient alcohol rehab is an approach to treating alcohol use disorder that involves a residential stay at an addiction treatment facility. People’s first question about this mode of treatment is often, “How long is inpatient alcohol rehab?” Most addiction treatment providers, Gulf Breeze Recovery included, offer inpatient alcohol rehab with program lengths involving 30 days,…

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Benefits of Non-12 Step Therapy

Addiction to drugs or alcohol is a problem facing many Americans. Just as each person’s path to addiction is different, so too are the treatment options for addiction. There is no one-size-fits-all approach, but it can certainly seem like the traditional 12-step approach is the only way. For many Americans, including right here in Florida,…

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12-Step Programs Are Not for Everyone

Many get sober through 12-step programs. These are self-help programs based on attending meetings that are peer supported and peer lead. Individuals “work” the 12-steps to find sobriety and have a sponsor, someone more advanced in their own recovery, who helps them through the recovery process.

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Non-12-Step Approach to Rehab

Non-12-step rehab shares a few common characteristics with its AA predecessor. To begin, both ideas promote abstinence from the abused substances. It should also be noted that, like traditional twelve-step programs, there is no unified non-12 step approach. Some versions feature elements of spirituality, while others do not.