Depression

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Attitude Adjustment (by Gee)
I am an alcoholic who has been sober and recovering for just over eight months now. What an incredible ride it has been. From the moment I pulled...
Po Box 1980 (by Anonymous)
I found the special section on depression in the October 2005 issue very helpful. I have been sober in AA for seventeen years and am just emerging...
Po Box 1980 (by Lindie B.)
Despite twenty-three years of sobriety, I still experience times when I feel like I want to end my life. The section on depression in the October...
Southwest Regional Forum, Rogers, Arkansas, December 2-4, 2005
In his opening remarks on Friday, the Chairman of the General Service Board of AA, Leonard Blumenthal, Class A (nonalcoholic) trustee, reminded us to...
Life Without The Fall (by Karen K.)
My sobriety date is February 14, 1977, which is five months before I joined Alcoholics Anonymous in Racine, Wisconsin. During that time, I proved to...
A World Apart (by Anonymous)
When AA co-founder Bill W. wrote the Big Book and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, he managed--despite his ego--to discuss the AA way of life with...
Access For AA (by Amanda C.)
I arrived in a new city with eleven months of sobriety, two acquaintances, and a massive amount of hope. I was eager to attend a meeting and imagined...
It Works For Me (by Paul M.)
My sobriety date is August 15, 1947.
Mr. Fix-it (by Tom K.)
My first drink was at the age of two. I was found in a stumbling state at one of my parents' parties from sipping all the drinks. That started my...
PO BOX 1980 (by Travis B.)
Alcohol helped me cope with my mental disorder--so I thought. I learned the truth through AA. At twelve years old, I had my first panic attack. At...