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Homelessness and Substance Abuse Addiction Treatment Programs

Homelessness and Addiction – Risks, Causes and Treatment Options Although different organizations count the number of the homeless differently,2 the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) estimated that there were over a half a billion homeless people in the USA in 2019.1 Needless to say, that number is disturbingly high, especially keeping in […]

What Is Step 2 of Alcoholics Anonymous?

Step 2 AA – 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of individuals who work together to address their alcohol use disorders (AUDs). It has no membership fees, no education requirements, and no age restrictions. Anyone who wishes to overcome their AUD is welcome to join AA and enroll in their […]

What Is Step 1 Of The 12-step Program?

Step 1 AA – 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is one of the most renowned and respected addiction treatment programs for people recovering from alcoholism, founded in 1935. The program’s purpose is to help those struggling with alcohol use stay sober and help others to recover from alcoholism. AA meetings are held […]

Florida’s Marchman Act: A Provision of Involuntary Addiction Treatment

What Is the Marchman Act? The Marchman Act, named after Hal S. Marchman, a well-known pastor from Volusia County, Florida, was introduced by Florida lawmakers in 1993. The act addressed the issues of people struggling with substance abuse, primarily aiming to direct them to appropriate treatment. The Marchman Act encouraged people suffering from addiction to […]