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Where Did The 12 Steps Originate

The History of the Famous Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Program   What Is the 12 Step Program? The 12 Step Program is a program used in substance abuse recovery groups, primarily AA (Alcoholics Anonymous). It was originally designed to help those struggling with alcoholism, and is now a building block toward sobriety. There are several versions…

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The Effects of Gambling

What Impact Does Excessive Gambling Have on the Gambler?  Gambling, on one hand, can be a fun and harmless pastime. On the other, it can be a dangerous addiction that takes over lives. Gambling addiction, which has been classified as an impulse-control disorder, comes with its own set of serious side effects.   Types of…