Recommended Book: Came to Believe

This book is a collection of stories by A.A. members who write about Step 2 which is: “Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity”. For many alcoholics and addicts starting a 12 step recovery program, Step 2 can be very difficult or a huge determent from the program.  Many…

Some people have a higher risk of becoming addicts

There is such a misconception out in the world today that addicts are young blacks or homeless people.  But the truth may surprise you.  I just read a really interesting article called “Drug Addiction, Unmasked: The Types Of People Most Likely To Get Addicted And Why” which explains how many people of different ages, backgrounds,…

What is Detachment with Love?

Are you obssessed with a loved one’s drinking or drugging behavior?  Is it all you can think of 24/7?  Are you tired of constantly worrying and checking up on them or lying and covering up for their bad behavior?   Do you try to control them and manipulate them to do as you want?  If…

Support Group: Is Al-Anon right for you?

Are you worried about a loved one’s or friend’s drinking or drugging?  If so, Al-Anon may help you.  Check out these 20 questions in their pamphlet called “Are you troubled by someone’s drinking.”  Al-Anon has helped many families and friends of Alcoholics and Addicts understand the disease, receive hope and support from members, and change attitudes…