Depression

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Ounces of Prevention. . . . . . .
Keep an indexed notebook of member's names with you: for phoning and writing A.A.s. Call a member when you have jitters, depression, discouragement,...
Points of View (by An anonymous wife)
Dear Grapevine: Those who think a wife's troubles are over when her husband joins A.A., just don't know! As an alcoholic's wife, I'd like to tell you...
DR. Sam Parker of Kings County Suggests "Criteria for A.A. Work in Hospitals (by Sam Parker, M.D.)
Experience has proved that A.A. is an invaluable aid in the rehabilitation of hospitalized alcoholics. All hospitals should be encouraged to develop...
Chapter XXI . . . Continued
(Rick, the hero of September Remember, is deeply concerned over Joe's continuing slip. Joe is Rick's best friend and original A.A. mentor. In an...
Man's Triumvirate (by John J.)
Symbolizing the unity of A.A., over 2,500 members of the fellowship and their friends from 36 states, two Canadian provinces, and Mexico gathered in...
A Search in Personal Data for Key to "Slips
What causes "slips?" Is there one, fundamental cause, or are there many causes? Can "slips" be blamed on acts of omission or commission? These...
Easy Does This, Too (by R.P.C.)
More than two years' observation of Alcoholics Anonymous at work has convinced me that the weary seeker after sobriety, knocking desperately and...
A Miracle at Christmas----A Man Re-born
WOULD you say that a man who had been drinking for months, who had wound up in a flop house in such shape he could not get out of bed and whose "...
Live and Let Live (by D. H. M.)
Every human being has a tendency to worry about the other fellow. It is a characteristic which none of us seems able to control. To be able to live...
IV (by R.F.S.)
(Editor's Note: The first in this series of two articles appeared in the September issue.) III Following a working definition of the alcoholic, an...