They key to long term recovery from addiction is working the 12 steps. We suggest finding a sponsor- someone whose recovery you relate to who has worked the steps already- to guide you through this process and hold you accountable.
You will also need two books to help you through the steps:
Here are some directions to help you work each step:
Note: Steps 10, 11, and 12 require regular practice.
Once you finish the 12 steps, the journey isn't over. Go back to step 1 and work through them again and again through your life to ensure long term recovery and the happy, joyous, and free life it brings.