12 Step

Discover 12 Step programs and the power of engaging in support networks to strengthen your recovery.

Alumni Picks: 10 Podcasts For Recovery And Wellness

Mountainside alumni have curated a list of 10 podcasts on sobriety and wellness that you should know about for continuing your journey in recovery.

Glossary of AA: Important 12 Step Terminology to Know

Going to your first AA meeting can be overwhelming. Feel more confident and prepared with the help of this beginner's guide to AA terms.

What to Expect at Your First AA Meeting

Here's a fun fact: I was six years old when I went to my very first Alcoholics Anonymous meeting.

How 12 Step Fellowship Helps You Stay in Recovery

Forming your own support circle to help you overcome any challenge that comes your way is crucial. This is how 12 Step can help you find the support and understanding you need to succeed.

Getting the Most Out of Your First AA Meeting

If you have never attended a 12 Step meeting before, the idea of walking into a room full of strangers and sharing your story can be intimidating. To make your first meeting a bit easier, here are some tips from others in recovery.

How to Find the Right Support Group for You

Whether it is 12 Step-based or one of the many alternatives, a support group can greatly impact your recovery. Find the right support group for you.

Don’t Gamble with Addiction: Build a Support Network through SMART Recovery

While many find success in 12 Step based support groups, there are alternatives for those who prefer a more science-based approach. SMART Recovery is one of those options.

Working the 12 Steps. Working Your Recovery.

Overcoming addiction is possible, but behavioral changes do not happen overnight. Learn how the 12 Step program can strengthen recovery and change lives.

12 Misconceptions About 12 Step Meetings

False assumptions about 12 Step meetings are common. Discover myths about the program and how it actually benefits those recovering from addiction.

The Importance of 12 Step in Recovery

Recovery is not straightforward. Discover how the 12 Step program provides the structure necessary for a sober life by promoting self-discovery and fellowship.
Addiction Treatment

Does 12 Step Work?

Evidence-supported addiction treatment is often considered more valuable than other methods. Discover alternate treatment options that produce positive results.

5 Apps to Help You Stay Sober

Phone apps are helpful tools used for a variety of purposes. Learn how they can also be used to record and strengthen a person’s recovery journey.