Depression

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LIFE WITH NO LIMITS (by KALYN G.)
I got sober in 1992 in my late 20s, and in my 30s I became active and fit, walking and hiking regularly. Then suddenly I started having lots of...
We all have to start somewhere (by RAY B.)
Even with 30 plus years of continued sobriety, I sometimes wonder if I made the right choice trying to help others find the path to sobriety by...
DEAR GRAPEVINE (by BETTY G.)
Every day I hear about alcoholics who are diagnosed as being bipolar or having ADD or a borderline personality.
IT COULD HAVE BEEN ME (by JOE B.)
I DIDN'T choose AA. AA chose me. I never denied having a problem with alcohol, but it was the least of my problems. It was in fact the cure for what...
Tough love (by MARCUS M.)
I had been in jail thousands of times over the past 20 years, always free to leave after delivering a drunk, wife-beater or drug dealer. This time...
AA attendance may reduce depression
One of many reasons that attendance at AA meetings helps alcoholics stay sober appears to be alleviation of depression. A team of researchers has...
The hoop gets bigger (by PATRICK H.)
In 1987, had told the head of the psychiatric ward at the naval hospital that they needed to get my boss help. I had made the mistake of telling them...
Sweet tooth may highlight risk for alcoholism
Children who have an extreme sweet tooth also may be at elevated risk of becoming alcoholics, said researchers at the Monell Chemical Senses Center...
A MATTER OF CHEMISTRY (by BETTY S.)
I have 28 years of sobriety and I was diagnosed with manic depression in 1991. Because of my illness, I hurt a lot of people--especially my family. I...
Drama Queen (by MARY P.)
I AM one of those people who have lived under the assumption that only "big" and unusual events define one's life. One might say that I have a flair...