What to expect during AA

Why You Don’t Have to Be Nervous About AA

Millions of people in the United States are diagnosed with or battling an alcohol use disorder (AUD). Completing treatment at an alcohol addiction center is a huge achievement, but recovery does not end there. Attending an Alcoholics Anonymous program is just another step in your sobriety journey. Despite the many benefits, the thought of going to…

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5 Facts and Myths About Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has been a staple in addiction treatment for almost 90 years. Unless you participate, though, it’s a process that is not well understood. Treatment centers like San Antonio Recovery Center (SARC) follow the 12-step philosophy resulting from the original AA program because it provides a solid foundation for recovery. Learn more about…

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What Is the Best Treatment for Alcohol Addiction?

Is there a best alcohol addiction treatment, one that works in all situations? The answer to that is no. Instead, there are various treatment options available, each managing different components of addiction and dependence while also working to rebuild a person’s physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being.  Alcohol addiction treatment can be quite successful when…

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Depression and Alcohol

Alcoholism is a powerful disease that has the potential to take over your life. Even worse, depression and alcohol may become inseparable partners, devastating a person for years. Thankfully, recovery is entirely possible. However, it will require a strong commitment to sobriety and depression treatment. At San Antonio Recovery Center, admission into our dual diagnosis…