New Step Pakistan Welfare Organization

We believe "saving one life is saving many lives"

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Introduction:-

New Step Pakistan Organisation registered with Social Welfare Department registration No.PCSW {S} 1795, which is a Not-for-Profit organization working to rehabilitate drug-addicts usually having from the down trodden sections of the society to make them useful members of the society again. For the last year or so, we have been working with a small number of in-house patients at a time from the limited resources we have funded through sponsors contributions as well as from asistance from well-to-do friends and families. We have seen dramatic improvement with most of the recovering patients with the amazing hidden abilities and skills which has increased their standard of living. With their addiction treatment the program also provides patients to freely express themselves in order to develop their confidence, along with training on time management, disclipline & self-management by specialists. We have seen measurable success and we are now seeking to expand our program with an additional of vocational training centre within next two years to address the needs of the most of addicts at risk in our society New Step has over 15 patients currently under treatment from different backgrounds and age brackets. The objective of our program is to help people recover from drug addiction and become a responsible member of the society. We believe “saving one life is saving many lives" as most of the drug-addicts were at one time the sole bread winner for their families.

Understanding 12 steps substance abuse recovery programs

“We admitted we were powerless over alcohol – that our lives had become unmanageable”

Alcohol can be disastrous when consumed and it leads to addiction, where one has no control over life. Managing personal life, professional life as well as social life can be miserable. To start new beginning first step towards breaking alcoholism is to be honest. Honesty has power to solve even impossible task. Eradication of alcoholism can be very easy just be honest to yourself, your family, relatives, and friends and most important believe in God. Beginning is the result to achieve your goal. Start with step-one-Honesty.

“Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity”

Following basic rules of healthy living will make ourselves worthwhile and we can give ourselves and to a society a prosperous and stable surrounding. Believe in greater power that is God.

“Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him”

To be submissive and put complete trust in God would be the best decision we can make to have a new life where individual can maintained sobriety and reach to the desired goal.

“Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves”

Understanding the past and the present situation and following the right way to know oneself will be the key to achieve the required solution to get over addiction.

“Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs”

It involves two things – One – what you have done wrong and admitting it to God. Two- Admitting part error and another human-being was involved. The best way to overcome this feeling of wrong is receiving support to change your life.

“We are entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character”

Realization of all the problems and faults of character , taking decision to let it go and accept that it is time to change will make the way easier to healthy living. Accepting responsibility for new life is important.

“Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings”

Trust in supreme power and prayer, do meditation, have faith and hope will help you to be spiritually sound.

“Made a list of all persons we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all”

Sometimes the thought of not returning to better situation is the hurdle in getting cured and going towards new life. By making a list of all persons we had harmed by alcoholism and willing to make amends , accepting responsibility and understanding what has been wrong in life – Planning and accepting will make the situation better.

“Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others”

On some cases it is easy to ask forgiveness for mistakes and injury done. But in some case people have been seriously hurt so it is difficult to ask forgiveness individually, so a group can resolve this for the better approach.

“Continued to take personal Inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it”

Admitting mistakes and rectifying it with courage, determination and truth will keep you on right track to a healthier lifestyle.

“Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for Knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out”

Whether or not a person is religious – this allow him to listen his inner voice and the things he needs to do to make his life better.

“Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics and to practice these principles in our affairs”

To be a part of a society and participate in society affairs with self-respect, dignity and positive aspect of life and have tranquility ,serenity and calmness with dealing with oneself and others. This is the purposeful living and helps us to be happy and content.