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Dear Editors: (by P. A.)
I am at the stage of recovery where I am starting to get straight with my creditors, and seem to be leveling out as far as the old peaks of elation...
Depression common (by U.S. Medicine)
Overuse of drugs or alcohol was described as an important factor in about 40 percent of physician suicides in a study conducted by an Oregon...
Around AA - Items of AA Information and Experience
The author of "The Pit of Depression" (page 21) quotes from The AA Way of Life and tells how it helped another member and himself to climb out of the...
Happy Because I'm Sober (by L. H.)
SINCE my earliest days in this Fellowship, I have heard about something called happy sobriety. Apparently, this is a special product of our way of...
The Pit of Depression (by D. A. B.)
MY FIRST year within the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous closed on a high note. I had been spared the necessity of taking that deadly first drink...
Carrying the Message (by M. H.)
I spent two nights in San Blas, Nayarit, a tiny, mosquito-ridden, wretchedly hot tourist trap on the Pacific. The second night I slept fitfully, with...
About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment (by Medical World News)
The chronic alcoholics who end up in Baltimore City Hospitals are getting fast service these days. Instead of being sent to bed on the drunk ward for...
About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment (by Physician's Alcohol Newsletter)
In The Personality of the Alcoholic: Guises of Dependency (Harper & Row), Howard T. Blane, Ph.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology at...
Put Some Laughter in Your Sobriety (by L. H.)
IF THIS Fellowship has done one thing that has helped me more than anything else, it was to restore my sense of humor. The gift has saved my life...
About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment (by N. Y. Times)
Alcoholics are seven times as likely as nonalcoholics to be the victims of fatal accidents, according to a survey published recently. Berthold...