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To recover, the addict must recognize the irrationality and insanity of the addictive life. The characters of "the 12 Steps describe their realizations, such as the young geneticist. Jennifer, who in this program explains: "I went home, got drunk, did stupid things, went to bed and woke up feeling horrible. The next night I went home, got drunk, did stupid things, went to bed and woke up feeling I horrible. And on and on. That was my life. About the Series: The first broadcast-quality video series based on the process originated by Alcoholics Anonymous* and used in other recovery programs such as Al-Anon (Families of Alcoholics), Narcotics Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous and Gambler's Anonymous. This revolutionary 12 Step process has helped millions of people overcome the addictions that interfered with, or even threatened, their lives. Each episode teaches one of the 12 Steps, using the stories of real-life recovering addicts (told by professional actors to protect anonymity). The series also offers the advice of the most renowned experts in addiction treatment from prominent rehabs. It reflects the most up-to-date thinking on the subject, stressing the benefits of recovery, not the horror of failure. The result is an uplifting and motivating solution to the problem faced by an estimated 13 million North Americans. This series provides a way for those who are on the fence about seeking help, or for the loved ones and colleagues who are affected by an addict, to find out about the most effective way ever discovered to kick the habit: one step at a time. There is. deliberately, no "religtous" side to the A.A. and similar recovery programs. no adherence to any organ organized religious principles. In addition to the half-hour explorations of each of the twelve steps, there is a thirteenth episode on relapse. The series 1.. co-produced by Jim Hanle and Sleeping Giant Productions, Inc. and Manitoba Television Network.