Meetings Tag

12 step meetings are an important part of most sober individuals’ recovery programs. How many meetings should be attended each week though? Does a successful recovery schedule look any differently for someone that has just gotten sober, versus someone that has been sober for a longer amount of time?

“My name is Derek, and I am an alcoholic.” There has rarely been a day that has gone by since November 17, 2012 where I haven’t repeated that, either to myself or in a meeting. But I didn’t always believe it when I said it, especially at first. Relating to other alcoholics and working steps, in addition to regularly attending a lot of meetings helped me come to terms with that truth. And coming back has helped me in more ways than I even know.