Anonymous created by non-alcoholics The world famous duo of Alcoholics Anonymous Joe and Charlie, with millions upon millions of AA followers worldwide, remind us that “we alcoholics who are so proud of our 12 steps, should stop once in a while and remember where they came from”. NON-ALCOHOLICS are discredited at times by people who […]
Adult Children of Alcoholics Knowing only that I was affected by alcoholism, I began my recovery, sometimes in Al-Anon, sometimes in The 12 Steps of Adult Children of Alcoholics. For a long time, there was this nagging awareness that once I had dealt with the problem of the moment, I would have to deal with […]
We often speak of honesty in addiction treatment. The masks of addiction that people wear, are almost always evident on the faces of those who seek out rehabilitation programs for addictions. Somewhere along the line people have not only become addicted to food, substances or anything else, but they have also become addicted to their […]
In Step 1 of the 12 Steps of Addiction Treatment, we confront the fact that our attempts to follow the directions of our self-centered ego have been futile. It has led us into insanity, unworkability, suffering.