Why did I drink, I drank; I drank to be witty – and I became a boor. I drank to relax – and I couldn’t stop my hands from shaking. I drank to feel good – and I suffered through sickening hangovers. I drank to be happy – and it made me depressed. I drank …∞
Underage Females Drinkers Now as Likely to Die in Car Crash as Male Peers Underage female drinking drivers are now as likely to die in an alcohol-related car crash as their male counterparts, a new study suggests. In 1996, underage males had a higher risk of a fatal car crash than underage females. By 2007, …∞
Principles of Drug Addiction and Alcoholism Treatment: A Research-Based Guide (Third Edition) Principles of Effective Treatment 1. Addiction is a complex but treatable disease that affects brain function and behavior. Drugs of abuse alter the brain’s structure and function, resulting in changes that persist long after drug use has ceased. This may explain why drug …∞
By using the processes in this manual you can start and give ongoing support to a person on the road to recovery from alcoholism.
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Spirituality and purpose in life in alcoholism recovery. We examined the relationship between spirituality and recovery from alcoholism. Spirituality was defined as the extent of practice of Alcoholics Anonymous Steps 11 and 12 and was measured by a Step Questionnaire developed for this study. AA Step 11 suggests prayer and meditation, and Step 12 suggests …∞
Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Recovery I was told early, in my alcoholism recovery, that recovery was a gift from my higher power, an unwarranted unconditional gift of love and that all I had to do to keep it was embrace it and give it away. I soon learned that the more I gave it away …∞
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“The entire purpose of my life had been to see my father sober but even after I had succeeded, I couldn’t be happy. My life was void of meaning. Other people couldn’t understand it. Honestly, neither could I. I used to think that some sick part of me wanted my father to keep drinking so …∞
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Is Alcoholism due to Nature or Nurture Why can some people have a glass of wine or beer with their meal without feeling compelled to drink more, whereas others can’t seem to stop drinking? Can some people “hold” their liquor better than others? Does alcoholism tend to run in families? Does genetics hold the key …∞
Rabbi Shais Taub: Judaism and Addiction Recovery. The entirety of the 12-Steps is a spiritual system for living. It’s not just that “Higher Power” thing most people have seen in movies where someone goes to AA. The whole program is a guide for how to live a life of God-consciousness. Why is the program of …∞
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The Twelve Steps for Christians The Twelve Steps for Christians This revised edition is a powerful resource for merging the practical wisdom of the Twelve Steps with the spiritual truths of the Bible. My husband and I previously read this book and were very impressed. We are both in recovery and were avid believers …∞