The 12-Step program can only be worked properly in the context of a group.
Experience has shown that addictions thrive in isolation, and that with the 12-step program, fellow-addicts are able to help one another with better success than the best doctors or psychologists. The understanding shared by people in the same boat, are crucial for progress.
Face to face meetings are highly recommended, but if you’re unable or unwilling to attend a live meeting, phone meetings can be a viable alternative.
If you’re already in a live meeting, you can attend online meetings as a powerful supplement.