A system wherein all providers related to the care of an individual patient 12-step meetings are structured so that member sharing takes up most of the allotted time. It is the bread and butter of the fellowship between members. When sharing, addicts are encouraged to stay on topic and avoid interrupting by engaging in crosstalk. More relevant medical. Information and overall A blanket term for concentrated efforts to help addicts transition to a healthier life. These can include any of the following (in isolation or combination): therapy, counseling, medication, harm reduction, or moderation. More goals. This is a useful approach for combatting addiction, since substance dependence has physical, emotional and social ramifications.