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What does the phrase "one day at a time" mean in addiction counseling?

Brad Lamm
Addiction Medicine
In alcohol and drug addiction treatment, people are introduced to the phrase "one day at a time" as a way to begin something unfathomable without getting overwhelmed by the process. As with anything, consistent practice breeds results that are incomparable with the inconsistent effort.

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