Depression

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Depression and "The Capacity to Be Honest. (by E. M.)
WE ARE told on page 58 of the Big Book, in Chapter Five, "There are those, too, who suffer from grave emotional and mental disorders, but many of...
That Invisible Line (by S. D.)
DON'T LET it bother you, says this longtime member. There are more important questions to answer. Did you ever hear anyone say, "One day I crossed...
Alcoholism Is a Lonely Business (by Anonymous)
THE MIRACLE came with a burst of sunlight. It was the morning after the spiritual experience which had set me free. In the quiet of the night, the...
Moving Can Be Such Sweet Sorrow (by N. C.)
DURING my first two and a half years in the program of AA, I was used to a lot of activity, many friends, Twelfth Step work, and an AA way of life...
At a Meeting of Doctors' Wives. . . (by Anonymous)
THE FIRST time I ever heard about AA was at a medical wives' meeting, held in the magnificent home of a physician in an exclusive suburb of a large...
Carrying the Message (by ANONYMOUS)
I just want to thank everyone who has anything to do with seeing that the Grapevine is published. While here at summer school, I have been so "busy"...
About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment
Donald W. Goodwin, MD, suggests a possible link between alcoholism and writing talent in his article "The Alcoholism of F. Scott Fitzgerald,"...
Make Something New of Christmas (by Anonymous)
EVERYONE is saying "Merry Christmas!" Everyone is smiling. Carols beloved from childhood fill the air; cards are sent to and received from distant...
. . .and an answer One of many responses to J. M.'s letter
A letter from J. M. As published in the August 1970 Grapevine Second-year depressions From Las Vegas, Nev.: Recently, it was my first AA birthday. My...
Carrying the Message (by J. P. K.)
After six years of sobriety, I recently went through my first really long (four weeks) depression. Doctors had given me some bad news about my eyes,...