Podcast: Are we ever cured of alcoholism?

Are we ever cured of alcoholism

April 7, 2021

By Andy F

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Do we ever fully recover from alcoholism? In Alcoholics Anonymous most members announce themselves as ‚Äúrecovering” alcoholics. There are also those who say they are ‚Äúrecovered” alcoholics. Do alcoholics ever completely recover? The threefold illness of alcoholism There are several references in the AA Big Book. They describe alcoholism as a three-fold illness. It is […]

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Podcast: Self-Pity versus Depression in Recovery

self-pity versus Depression

March 26, 2021

By Andy F

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Self Pity: A symptom of untreated alcoholism Self-pity in early sobriety is a dangerous state of mind for alcoholics. Few things are as challenging to staying sober as recurring bouts of self-pity. It is seen as a major cause of relapse. Is it a feeling or a defect of character? Self-pity is viewed as a […]

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Podcast: Dual-Diagnosis in AA Recovery

What is dual diagnosis

March 13, 2021

By Andy F

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What is Dual-diagnosis in recovery? What is dual diagnosis?. Very simply it applies to someone who comes into recovery from alcoholism but also suffers from a co-existing mental health issue. This is a simple and understandable definition of dual-diagnosis. There is some confusion in the fellowship regarding what untreated alcoholism really is? Is there a […]

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