Does prayer help during recovery from drugs and alcohol?

I am unsure about how I feel when I bring God into my drug and alcohol addictions, is this going to help?

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Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and other faith-based treatment programs often use prayer as means to help people manage their addictions.

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Many people use prayer and religion as means of recovering from drug addiction.

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Alcohol

Though alcohol is a legal substance for those of a certain age, it is a controlled substance and is addictive.

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Alcohol Addiction

Programs like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) use religion as its backbone for recovery.

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There are various paths recovering addicts can take to a successful recovery, and it may be different for every person.

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Drug Recovery

Some recovering drug addicts attribute their sobriety to the help of prayer and religion.


Recovery has nothing to do with 'Religion'. I think that a more apt word would be 'Spirituality'. That being the case, a resounding 'YES' would be the answer. Prayer allows you formulate questions that you need answers for (but don't know how to ask), and lets you ask for guidance from " A Power Greater than Ourselves". This helps us put our lives and the 'Illusion' of control into perspective and enables us to discover the essence of our being.

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