Sobriety: A Graphic Novel

December 8, 2014 by Daniel Maurer

And I needed that gift of desperation to allow the rest of the Steps to work in my life, as I worked them.

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Introducing Newcomers to 12-Step Fellowship

July 31, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

AA and NA weren’t designed by professionals and they do not operate like professionally-developed behavioral therapy programs.

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The 12-Step Success Rate

April 7, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

AA and NA aren’t designed to have a ‘success rate’. Their mission is to reach out a helping hand to those who still suffer.

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Why Slogans?

October 15, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

None of us can change our past or exercise much control over what’s yet to come.

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Engaging Engagement

July 29, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Woman standing, talking to seated women grouped in a circle, gesturing emotionally

Sending somebody to meetings without some prep work is like making a referral for therapy without bothering to find a therapist.

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Re-Engineering Recovery Tools

June 13, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Faded drawing of man's head in profile, on old-looking, stained paper. The "brain area" is filled with gears.

What’s likely to provide you with the best recovery guidance? There’s your ‘recovery guide’- maybe a better description for nonbelievers than “higher power.”

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Cult vs Culture

May 28, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

As addiction progresses, the addict or alcoholic grows away from the larger culture from whence they came.

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Recovery Without God

March 25, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Faded drawing of man's head in profile, on old-looking, stained paper. The "brain area" is filled with gears.

Plenty of addicts and alcoholics starting the journey of recovery from addictive disease can’t bring themselves to accept the spiritual program that’s helped so many. There are other options.

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Dangerously Close to Relapse

December 19, 2012 by Soberchrystal

Sober Chrystal talks about the moment when her five years of sobriety hung in the balance and nearly went over the cliff.

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