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Report on 3 Year Study of Childcare for Self Help meetings

At the Addiction Research Foundation, we conducted an online survey that was pushed through social media. We at the point where we started noticing that women and men attended self help meetings at a different rate wehad close to 1000 respondents. Of these respondents close to two thirds were women. While women were more likely to respond to an online survey they were less likely [...]

By | March 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stop Sending People to AA – Steve Moore Executive Director Addiction Research Foundation

  It’s easy to understand why it happened. For the first time, there seemed to be a solution for a seemingly hopeless condition (alcoholism). There were many of us whose lives were saved and there just wasn’t another plan that offered any real hope. Punishment and incarceration had not worked. At least with the 12-step [...]

By | January 17th, 2019|Addiction Research, Addiction Treatment|0 Comments

Survey results of activities outside of self help meetings that support recovery

  % (percentage) Family 53.1 Spirituality 49.4 Friends 43.3 Exercise 30.6 Meditation 23.3 Nutrition 20.4 Leisure 20 Journaling 11.8 Religion 11.8 This Table illustrates the most commonly reported types of activity in order of frequency, with the top three being family, spirituality, and friends that people use to support their recovery outside of self help [...]

Recent Research Supports the Multi Modal Recovery Process (MMRP)

Recent Research Supports the Multi Modal Recovery Process (MMRP)   The best recent news is that a much higher percentage of people with a substance use disorder get better than had been previously thought. People get better. It just doesn’t happen the way we thought. This interesting graph from research performed by the Addiction Research [...]

Inferential Analyses on Questions of Primary Interes

Inferential Analyses on Questions of Primary Interest The impetus for the following analyses was derived from ARF’s interest in capturing the recovery process of those who indicate some level of recovery, but who are not currently in treatment. Question 1. USE of COPING STRATEGIES. The initial question addressed below focused on attempting to capture behaviors [...]

October 14 – 15, 2017 Weekend Workshop with Micheal Naylor

Michael Naylor, M.ED, CCPC, CCS, LADC Faculty Member of the Enneagram Institute Michael Naylor is a Faculty Member of the Enneagram Institute and an Authorized Enneagram Teacher trained by Don Riso and Russ Hudson of the Enneagram Institute, the global leaders of Enneagram education. He has worked in the field of transformation and empowerment, and [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Current Research being conducted by ARF

We wanted to update you on some of the current research that is happening at ARF. 1. Will providing childcare increase female attendance at Self help meetings. We are currently providing childcare at Refuge Recovery 7 pm meeting on Wednesday evenings. We are tracking to see if this will make a meeting friendlier for women [...]

Announcing Addiction Recovery Intensive

What is it? Multi Modal Recovery Process (MMRP) was developed by Steve Moore and is a method utilized by the Moore Institute. Each client has a very individualized plan that is developed specifically for them. It starts with a thorough assessment utilizing our own MMRP system. Then a plan is jointly developed by our team [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Women and Recoery

At the Addiction Research Foundation, we conducted an online survey that was pushed through social media. We at this point had close to 1000 respondents. Of these respondents close to 2/3s were women. While women were more likely to respond to an online survey they were less likely to attend 12 step meetings; 61 percent [...]

Multi Modal Recovery Process to be presented by Steve Moore

President of ARF Steve Moore, LCSW, PIP March 10, 2017 8:30 am -12 pm 3 CEUs for Socail Workers and LPCs This workshop will help you understand the MMRP. The MMRP is a product of research conducted by The Addiction Research Foundation that is based on four (4) principles: 1. Agreement (about the [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments