Depression

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Carrying the Message (by J. C.)
And by the way, thanks so much for the issue dealing so well with depression and suicide. I think the idea of using several treatments of a similar...
Carrying the Message (by R. F.)
After being sober for a few years, I found myself all mixed up and hurting. I wanted to find a way out. It started with jealousy, self-loathing,...
Potentiation: New Top Killer? (by J. Horace Strunk)
THE Secretary of Health recently appealed for expanded research and education in the combined use of alcohol and drugs. The appeal was a welcome...
Carrying the Message (by E. M. M.)
I had difficulty agreeing with the article, "Mental Depression," in the March Grapevine. Doesn't mean that I am right. Just means that my experience...
Don't Bet on 'Me' (by T. P. Jr.)
STEP THREE is a pivotal point in the twelve step program of Alcoholics Anonymous. In this Step we made a decision to turn our will and our lives over...
Breaking the Chains (by T. P. Jr.)
THE idea behind the fourth Step is an old one. Around 2400 years ago Socrates said, "The unexamined life is not worth living." All well and good, but...
About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment (by Thomas E. Fabors, M.D.)
Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are...
Not Under the Rug (by T. P., Jr.)
IN approaching Step Eight for the first time, those of us who tend to fight or question various of the Steps until we become convinced they are vital...
Homing Device for the Inner Man (by T. P., Jr.)
THE Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Steps are often referred to as the maintenance Steps. The first nine Steps give us a tremendous initial drive in the...
My Name Is Dorothy (by D. C)
IT took me a long time to get to AA because I didn't understand about alcoholism being a disease that can affect the life of almost anyone. I had the...