Addiction Recovery

Online resources for addiction

The following online resources provide more information about various forms of addiction and treatment options. Alcoholics Anonymous Main website: www.aa.org Southeastern Pennsylvania website: www.aasepia.org Narcotics Anonymous www.na.org Pornography and Sex Addiction US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), “Create in Me a Clean Heart”: www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/pornography/index.cfm saa-recovery.org Overeaters Anonymous www.oa.org Gamblers Anonymous www.gamblersanonymous.org Shopping Addiction http://shopping-addiction.supportgroups.com Internet Addiction […]

The Calix Society: Enhancing our 12-step programs with Christ and His Church

By Amy N. In his pastoral booklet “Let the Oppressed Go Free,” Cardinal Justin Rigali outlines six key elements in a Catholic response to addiction: an understanding of the disease state, the Catholic teaching on grace and virtue, attention to human isolation, healing within the sacramental life of the Church, prayer life in recovery, and […]

12 Step Process

Step 1: We admitted we were powerless over our addiction, that our lives had become unmanageable. Step 2: Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. Step 3: Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood God. Step […]

Addiction Recovery

12 Step Process The Calix Society: Enhancing our 12-step programs with Christ and His Church Web resources for addiction