Practical experience shows that nothing will so much insure immunity from drinking as intensive work with other alcoholics. It works when other activities fail. This is our twelfth suggestion: Carry this message to other alcoholics! You can help when no one else can. You can secure their confidence when others fail. Remember they are very ill. Life will take on new meaning. To watch people recover, to see them help others, to watch loneliness…
…must not miss. We know you will not want to miss it. Frequent contact with newcomers and with each other is the bright spot of our lives. Perhaps you are not acquainted with any drinkers who want to recover. You can easily find some by asking a few doctors, ministers, priests or hospitals. They will be only too glad to assist you. Don’t start out as an evangelist or reformer. Unfortunately a lot of prejudice exists. BB p-89
Beginners are greatly helped by being able to read the Experience, Strength and Hope of those in recovery.
We would like to encourage you to share your story (anonymously) with those still suffering.
Please write to email@example.com.
Pass it on, is it not only good for the new comer, its also good for you.
“Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.”
― Horace Mann