Barbara Theodosiou

The Addict's Mom 911

Barbara Theodosiou

  • Episode 6 Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 – What Happens at a 12 step Meeting (support group) Anyway?

Episode 6 Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 – What Happens at a 12 step Meeting (support group) Anyway?

Thursday 17th October 2013

Discover what happens at a 12-step meeting with hosts Denise and Barbara, who debunk myths and share personal stories.
50 minutes

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Barbara Theodosiou
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Stepping into Recovery: Understanding 12-Step Meetings

Going to a men's meeting there's no distractions and it's just guys sharing about men and sobriety, and that works for me.
Feeling a bit anxious about attending a 12-step meeting? You’re not alone. In this episode of 'The Addict's Mom 911', hosts Denise and Barbara shed light on what really happens at these gatherings, aiming to demystify the process and ease your concerns. They tackle the common questions and misconceptions that often deter people from seeking this form of support. Whether you're curious about Al-anon, Nar-anon, NA, or AA, this episode has got you covered.
The hosts also share their own personal stories, highlighting the sense of community and non-judgmental environment that these meetings offer. You'll learn practical tips on how to find meetings in your area and what to expect when you walk through those doors. By the end of the episode, you'll have a clearer understanding of how 12-step meetings can be a vital part of the recovery journey, not just for addicts but also for their families.
With a blend of expert advice and heartfelt anecdotes, this episode serves as a comforting guide for anyone considering taking that first step towards recovery.