Alcoholics Anonymous Guidelines Relationship Between AA and Al-Anon (from AA GSO New York) The Fellowships of Alcoholic Anonymous and the Al-Anon Family Groups have a unique relationship. They are naturally drawn together by their close family ties, and yet the Twelve Traditions, the General Service Boards, and the General Service Conferences of both Fellowships suggest …∞
Alcoholic & Co-dependent Roles There are several roles that alcoholics/addicts and their partners adopt with each other. Some of these are; Controller – Person who cannot allow anyone to grow or be anything other than what they want them to be Dual Personality – Person who can change “hats” at the drop of a dime, …∞
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Beyond Codependency: And Getting Better All the Time By Melody Beattie A book for any one who has had a relationship with an alcohol, addict or compulsive gambler. Adult Children of Alcoholism / addiction, wives, husbands, parents &etc. Review By Neal J. Pollock (VA USA) While I have not read Melody Beattie’s other works, I …∞
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This list below comes to you from Faces and Voices of Recovery (http://www.facesandvoicesofrecovery.org/resources/support_home.php) Individual Addiction Recovery Resources Addictions VictoriousAdvocates For the Integration of Recovery and Methadone, Inc. (AFIRM)Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)Alcoholics for Christ Alcoholics Victorious (AV)Celebrate Recovery Chemically Dependent Anonymous Online Resource Center (CDA)Cocaine Anonymous (CA)Crystal Meth Anonymous (CMA)Harm Reduction Network (HAMS) Heroin Anonymous (HA)J.A.C.S. (Jewish …∞
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Understanding alcohol abuse and alcoholism can be a key step in solving drinking problems Some people worry about their alcohol use but are not convinced that they need help. Friends or relatives might express their concern–”You have a drinking problem.” But often that well-intentioned statement fails to define the issue or suggest a clear solution. …∞
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Millions of people are affected by the excessive drinking of someone close. The following twenty questions are designed to help you decide whether or not you need Al-Anon: Do you worry about how much someone else drinks? Do you have money problems because of someone else’s drinking? Do you tell lies to cover up for …∞
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The term “co-dependency” was coined more than 20 years ago by authors who studied the negative impact of drug and alcohol use on families. Since then, use of the term has been expanded to include a pattern of psychologically unhealthy behaviors that are learned by individuals as a way of coping with a family environment …∞
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Dysfunctional Families; Types, Symptoms and Effect on Children A dysfunctional family is a family in which conflict, misbehaviour and even abuse on the part of individual members of the family occur continually, leading other members to accommodate such actions. Children sometimes grow up in such families with the understanding that such an arrangement is normal. …∞
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Al-anon Slogans and their Meanings… LET GO AND LET GOD Every day there are decisions to be made and problems to be solved. When you notice irritations growing into tensions, tensions into near-panic, and old fears returning, this is the time to stop short and turn to God. You can do nothing anyway, and you …∞
When ever I consider Steps 4 to 9 of the 12-Step program I know I am emptying my cup of memories from my drinking days. I know that when the cup is drained I can be my true self. And, that process of draining my cup goes on continuously. A Zen story explains; Nan-in, a …∞
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