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Twelve Steps

Our collection of 12 step articles is a series of content published by members of the Lakeview Health alumni team. Each Alumni team member is in long-term recovery. They have also completed Certified Recovery Coach training with CCAR.

They share their personal experience with each step in hopes of helping someone that is seeking long-term recovery themselves.

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Turn the Wheel Over to God

“We thought well before taking this step making sure we were ready; that we ...

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Step Three: Trust the Process

The spiritual principle behind Step Three is faith, and that word can be a struggle ...

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Step Three in Recovery: Time For Action!

Step three in recovery calls us to ACTION!  It requires us to do a few things, ...

Step Two of Alcoholics Anonymous

Step Two: What Do You Have to Lose?

What is my biggest piece of advice to those struggling with Step Two? Think ...

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Came to Believe? Not Exactly

This Will Not Be One of Those “I Then Came to Believe” Stories When ...

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Step Two: My Experience

In Step Two, we come to believe our sanity can be restored by a ...

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An Overview of Step Two

Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. ...

Learning Step One the Hard Way

The first time I heard about the 12 Steps was the first time I ...

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My Experience with Step One

Step one is the only step that I have to work perfectly, every single ...