What is FMI ?
It is a place to learn how to solve your addiction and be part of a community of people who want to better understand their new-found freedom. We know firsthand that you may feel alone as you break free and deprogram from the addiction recovery world. FMI is where you can fully unplug from the addiction disease and recovery matrix for good! Let’s learn how to be free together.
The entire Freedom Model Online Program
The entire Freedom Model for the Family Online Program
Members-Only 2 HR Live Monthly Question and Answer Webinar with Freedom Model Co-Founders and Addiction Experts, Mark Scheeren and Michelle Dunbar
Weekly “What We Learned this Week” new video lessons
The Freedom Model Newsletter – monthly digital publication
Full Digital Versions of Books & Workbooks for The Freedom Model and Freedom Model for the Family
The History of the 12 Steps & Why No One Should Go to AA, Seminar Series
Audio Book Downloads for The Freedom Model and The Freedom Model for the Family
BALDWIN HOUSE ESTABLISHED – FIRST OFFICIAL RESEARCH PROJECT – TRY TO PROVE AA’S EFFECTIVENESS. COULDN’T – SO BEGAN THE LONG TREK OUT OF THE AA CULT AND INTO SOMETHING NEW AND MORE EFFECTIVE.
THE MESSAGE OF SELF-DIRECTED CHANGE RUBS THE OLD GUARD IN AA THE WRONG WAY. THE CULT COMES AFTER MARK AND JERRY.
BALDWIN RESEARCH FOUNDED: STILL ADHERING TO AA'S BIG BOOK, BUT WITH FUNDAMENTAL SHIFT AWAY FROM POWERLESSNESS NARRATIVE. NON-12 STEP WAS TAKING A MORE CLEAR SHAPE.
BALDWIN RESEARCH INSTITUTE, INC. FOUNDED BY MARK AND JERRY. CONTINUE GATHERING RESEARCH TO INCREASE PROGRAM EFFECTIVENESS.
BUILDING THE CORRECT RETREAT ENVIRONMENT; A HOMELIKE RETREAT COUPLED WITH EDUCATION. THERAPY AND COUNSELING ARE REJECTED IN FAVOR OF EDUCATING GUESTS AND STUDENTS.
BRI BREAKS FREE OF ALCOHOLIC ANONYMOUS MEETING STRUCTURE AND BUILDS ITS OWN SUPPORT FELLOWSHIP – THIS WAS A BAD DIRECTION, AND IT GETS ABANDONED COMPLETELY 4 YEARS LATER.
BRI OFFICIALLY REJECTS ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS TEACHINGS AS A WHOLE INCLUDING THE SUPPORT NETWORKS AND MOVES FORWARD WITH A COMPLETELY NEW MODEL – THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF THE FREEDOM MODEL.
PROVEN SUCCESS: BRI PUBLISHES INDEPENDENTLY VERIFIED SUCCESS RATES OF ITS RESIDENTIAL RETREAT PROGRAMS.
PUBLISHING THE 12TH AND 13TH EDITIONS OF THE SAINT JUDE PROGRAM. THESE BECOME THE THEORETICAL BASIS FOR THE FREEDOM MODEL.
PUBLISHING THE 13TH EDITION: DETAILING THE ACTUAL “CAUSES” OF SUBSTANCE USE – “REASONS FOR USE”.
THE FREEDOM MODEL IS PUBLISHED - YOU ARE IN CONTROL, AND ALWAYS HAVE BEEN! - THE MIND IS THE VEHICLE FOR FREEDOM.