Promises for Beginners in Recovery from Alcoholism You will know your full name and address. You will be able to shave yourself, or put on your makeup, whichever pleases you. You will be able to dress and undress yourself. You will know the town, the state, and the country you live in. You will be …∞
Recovery from alcoholism in Alcoholics Anonymous. AA is a self-help, volunteer organization begun in the mid-1930s that views alcoholism as a disease, not a defect of will. Its founders, themselves alcoholics, maintained that persons with the disease should completely stop drinking, but they did not concern those who could handle alcohol. This position contrasted with …∞
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Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism It’s more than a book. It’s a way of life. Alcoholics Anonymous-The Big Book–has served as a lifeline to millions worldwide. First published in 1939, Alcoholics Anonymous sets forth cornerstone concepts of recovery from alcoholism and tells the stories …∞
Alcoholics Anonymous, The recovery from alcoholism: Twelve steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. AA is a self-help, volunteer organization begun in the mid-1930s that views alcoholism as a malady, not a defect of will. Its founders, themselves alcoholics, maintained that persons with the malady should completely stop drinking, but they did not concern those who could handle …∞
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These Ten Pointers are a summary of the lifesaving directions to recovery from alcoholism given in ‘How It Works’, chapter 5 of Alcoholics Anonymous – the AA Big Book. Completely give yourself to this simple Program. Practice rigorous honesty. Be willing to go to any lengths to recover. Be fearless and thorough in your practice …∞
Spirituality is universal; in recovery from alcoholism, addiction, co-dependency; or in the practice of health-care, the principles are the same. This is an extract from an article by the Royal College of Psychiatrists In healthcare, spirituality is identified with experiencing a deep-seated sense of meaning and purpose in life, together with a sense of belonging. …∞
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