How to Get Sober and Stay Sober: Steps 1 Through 5
Hazelden Publishing, Mar 23, 2000 - Self-Help - 96 pages
This step-by-step guide helps those new to recovery start building the foundation for a lifetime of sobriety. The workbook makes the powerful, healing concepts of Steps One through Five come alive through thought-provoking exercises, concise and simple language, and helpful illustrations. How to Get Sober and Stay Sober provides a thorough look at the first five Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, which guides newcomers through the process of understanding chemical dependence, how it has affected them, and what they need to do to get help.
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Loss of Control
Shame Grief Anger and Fear
Identify Own Accept and Share
INTRODUCTION TO STEPS
Preparing for the Fifth Step
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Page 1 - We admitted we were powerless over alcohol — that our lives had become unmanageable. 2. Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. 3. Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him. 4. Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. 5. Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being...