At New Origins, we embrace the transformative power of the 12-Step Program in your journey toward lasting recovery. Our commitment to this evidence-based approach is founded on the belief that healing from addiction is possible through connection, support, and personal growth.
Why Choose the 12-Step Program at New Origins?
At New Origins, we recognize the profound impact the 12-Step Program has had on countless lives. This program offers a structured framework for recovery, empowering you to overcome addiction and rebuild your life.
The 12 Steps: Your Path to Recovery
The 12 Steps of Recovery are a set of guiding principles and actions that have been foundational in many addiction recovery programs, most notably Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA). These steps provide a structured framework for individuals seeking recovery from addiction. The steps include:
The first step acknowledges that an individual’s life has become unmanageable due to addiction. It involves recognizing powerlessness over the substance and the impact it has on one’s life.
Step two encourages belief in a higher power, whether it’s a religious deity, the universe, or a concept of personal spirituality. This step doesn’t prescribe a specific faith but fosters the idea that healing requires a power greater than oneself.
In this step, individuals make a conscious decision to surrender their lives and will to the care of their higher power. It signifies a commitment to letting go of control.
Step four involves taking a thorough inventory of one’s past behaviors, actions, and relationships. It encourages self-reflection and an honest assessment of both positive and negative aspects of one’s life.
After identifying areas of moral concern, step five involves admitting these wrongs to oneself, a higher power, and another trusted person, often a sponsor or therapist. It is a step towards accountability and self-forgiveness.
This step emphasizes readiness to have defects of character removed by the higher power, signaling a willingness to change and make amends for past wrongs.
In step seven, individuals humbly ask their higher power to remove character defects and shortcomings. It is an acknowledgment of one’s vulnerability and a request for transformation.
Individuals compile a list of people they have harmed through their addiction or other actions, indicating a commitment to making amends.
Step nine involves actively making amends to those on the list, unless doing so would harm the person or others. This step aims to repair relationships and seek forgiveness.
Step ten calls for ongoing self-reflection and a willingness to promptly admit when one is wrong. It encourages accountability and a commitment to self-improvement.
This step promotes conscious contact with one’s higher power through prayer and meditation. It’s about nurturing the spiritual aspect of recovery.
The final step encourages individuals to carry the message of recovery and offer support to others who are still suffering from addiction. It’s about giving back and fostering a sense of community.
The Purpose and Principles of the 12-Step Program
Admitting the inability to control addiction alone.
Surrender and Spiritual Growth
Encouraging a spiritual journey and surrender to a higher power.
Self-reflection and Amends
Promoting self-awareness, moral inventory, and making amends.
Community and Support
Providing a supportive community of peers who understand and share experiences.
Aiming for lasting recovery and a fulfilling life beyond addiction.
Peer Support and Sponsorship
The 12-Step Program at New Origins encourages peer support and sponsorship, connecting you with individuals who understand the challenges of addiction and can offer guidance and encouragement.
While the 12-Step Program is central to our approach, we also emphasize holistic well-being. We incorporate yoga, meditation, and art therapy to nurture your physical, mental, and emotional health.
Recovery is a lifelong journey, and New Origins is dedicated to helping you maintain your sobriety. We’ll work with you to develop a comprehensive aftercare plan that includes continual support and resources for lasting success.
Recovery Begins Here
Choosing the 12-Step Program at New Origins is a powerful step toward lasting recovery and a brighter future. We believe in your capacity for change and personal growth.
Contact us today to speak with a compassionate member of our team and take the first step toward a life of sobriety, connection, and personal transformation. At New Origins, we’re here to guide you on your journey to lasting recovery. Your transformation begins here.