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How it Works, audio Bill Wilson

Addicts/Alkies

Putting Recovery on the Map

 Sobernation When most people are in the throes of addiction, they are unable to function like normal human beings let alone create works of brilliance. These 16 remarkable authors somehow managed to do just that. However, while they may have been able to produce some literary works of art, pretty much all other areas of […]

Blackouts

Many Alcoholics mistakenly believe that a ” blackout” means collapsing in a drunken stupor. Actually, a “blackout” is a state of temporary amnesia that results when so much alcohol is in the brain that a memory pattern is not formed during a period of time  that extends to minutes, hours or even days. Not all […]

AA Thought for the Day (courtesy AA-Alive.net)

April 18, 2016 The Keys of the Kingdom There is no more aloneness, with that awful ache, so deep in the heart of every alcoholic that nothing, before, could ever reach it. That ache is gone and never need return again. Now there is a sense of belonging, of being wanted and needed and loved. […]

Women For Sobriety, Inc

  For those that would like to try an alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous, there is:  Women For Sobriety, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions. It is, in fact, the first national self-help program for women alcoholics. Our “New Life” Program helps achieve sobriety and sustain ongoing recovery. […]

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