The 12 Steps



The 12 Steps in a Generic Form

Online Meetings



Online meeting Resources

12 Step Fellowships



Summaries of groups in our directory

Largest, most rigorous independent study of A.A.


The largest, most rigorous independent study on Alcoholics Anonymous to date shows that AA can help people get sober, stay sober, drink less, and suffer fewer negative consequences of drinking, all while keeping health care costs down. Watch scientists John Kelly (Harvard/MGH) and Keith Humphreys (Stanford/VA) discuss their findings (published 3/11/20 by the Cochrane Collaborative), with commentary from psychologist Gabrielle Jones.

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12 Step Rap

Enjoy a Rap song about the 12 Steps, from Santa Monica Sam. Gives a catchy overview of all the steps. Peace-In. Peace-Out.

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Fr. Martin

Fr. Joseph C. Martin provides an overview of the A.A. 12 Step program of recovery based on his extensive understanding and experience.

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Sober MD

Dr. Douglas Cook provides an overview of the 12 step program and how it has worked in his own life as well as in his practice as a physician.

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Rehab Center

A brief overview of how the English Mountain Recovery Center uses the 12 Step program to help people build a firm foundation for recovery.

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Mormons

An overview of how the 12 Steps are used within the Church of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) (also known as the Mormon Church).

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Atheists

An addiction counselor, Mark McCarroll, talks about how atheists have used the 12 step program successfully since the beginning.

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How It Works

Sober James explains in one of his YouTube videos how the 12 steps of A.A. and going to meetings have worked for him.

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Therapist

Practical suggestions for the substance abuse counselor, including contributions from both psychology and the 12-Step programs

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Yoga

Tommy Rosen is a Yoga teacher in Los Angeles. He talks here about effectively combining Yoga and the 12 steps for maximum recovery.

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