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What is wrong with US?

JR has a problem with these individuals: Mark, llse, massive, AntiDenial, Lovinglife52, LFOD, Jim Battle JR has a problem with the following websites: Stinkin’ Thinkin’, Leaving AA, RecoveringfromRecovery, Expaa, NA Daytona Who has the problem..?

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Do You Need A Meeting?

Wellington, New Zealand AA meetings on the air. Listen to drunkalogues in New Zealanderese. Enjoy!

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Predators Preying

McKinney man gets maximum 20-year sentence By Valerie Wigglesworth 9:26 am on December 27, 2013
Updated at 3:35 p.m.: District Judge Benjamin Smith sentenced a McKinney man to the maximum of 20 years in prison and $10,000 fine after a daylong hearing.

Help Wanted: Spiritual Care Professional

Spiritual Care Professional

Job Location: US-MN-Center City
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Schedule: Mon - Fri
Hours of Work: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Dr Sanjay Gupta's "WEED 2" Documentary

Alcoholics Anonymous & Sober Homes: Recovery Whore Files for Bankruptcy

Baltimore's recovering addicts need a clean, affordable, safe place to live. Somebody's making money on it--but don't ask who, or how
TIP >> Sober Living Home, a/k/a “supportive housing”, Business Plan By Edward Ericson Jr. PUBLISHED: SEPTEMBER 29, 2010

If you are thinking about writing a Sober Living Home Business Plan

If you are thinking about writing a Sober Living Home Business Plan I'm glad you found this site because it'll almost certainly save yourself some time and a lot of unwanted frustration.

Lack of a stable, alcohol and drug free living environment can be a serious obstacle to sustained abstinence.
-Douglas L. Polcin, Ed.D.

Frustrated With What To Write About?

Its a Disease because ASAM says it is!

FBI Going to Pot - To Start Recruiting NA Members?

FBI Needs Pot-Smoking Programmers to Fight Cybercrime, So May Bend Drug Rules

By Elliot Hannon
MAY 20 2014 8:31 PM

Burning Tree: Long-Term Alcohol & Drug Rehabilitation Center Boasts a 73% Success Rate?

This ad presents the "facts" of 12 Step immersion? 30-90 day 12 Step treatment centers only have a 31% "success rate".

Burning Tree boasts a 73% success rate over a 4 year period? But, notice the qualifier? This 73% is only for the participants that "completed" the "entire Continuum of Care".

Also, note the crosses in the ad, that imply death for the other 69% and 27%, respectively, that did not remain sober.

The Drunkards Progress

Step 1: A glass with a friend.
Step 2: A glass to keep the cold out.
Step 3: A glass too much.
Step 4: Drunk and riotous.
Step 5: The summit attained. Jolly companions, a confirmed drunkard.
Step 6: Poverty and Disease.
Step 7: Forsaken by Friends.
Step 8: Desperation and crime.
Step 9: Death by suicide.

Sunday Night is Music Night \m/

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Founder Believed God Would Help Drunks. Tried to Hide It.

On February 10, 1938, Clarence H. Snyder, a hopeless alcoholic, was admitted to Akron City Hospital in Akron, Ohio. His admitting physician was Dr. Robert Holbrook Smith.

The admitting physician was an ass doctor.

The 75th Anniversary Big Book is now in Stock!!

The 75th Anniversary Big Book is now in Stock!!

Posted on April 7, 2014 by janis

We received our second order of the new 75th Anniversary Edition of the Big Book, so it is available and in stock for anyone wanting to buy them. The new edition cost $12. We ask that groups keep their order to one case until we get a constant supply coming in to the office.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): This Car Stops at All Meetings

Standard english translation = I am an AA member & I don't have a job!

Medium Picks up Hitchhiking Ghost of BillW⑬™

(The Ghosts of Christmas Déjà Vu obtained this rare look into the life of Scott Wallpain, a medium who claimed to have interviewed hundreds of famous ghosts while driving around the United States) GCDV: You’ve said that you’ve encountered hundreds of famous ghosts. Are all the ghosts you meet famous? SW: No. Just this morning I awoke with a small girl in a Sunday dress and pigtails tugging on my arm. “Wake up, wake up,” she said. “What is it?” I asked her. “I want you to tell people to stop abortion,” she said. “Because mommy killed me I never got to be a little girl.”

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): The King of 13th Steppers

The King of 13th-Steppers by Michael X.

This scene is not fiction! Bill Wilson's womanizing is legendary:

Book Club - AA: Cult or Cure

Monday, April 21, 2014 Source: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Coffee Garden 2904 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento, CA (map) We'll be discussing Alcoholics Anonymous: Cult or Cure? by Charles Bufe (nonfiction - culture).

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Mind Control 101

A description of AA as a cult. This article tells in the first person how Alcoholics Anonymous has all the qualities of cult. ~ Dantalion Jones = = = Why I Quit AA A sober alcoholic’s journey back to individuality

12 stepping for the non-twelve stepper

I’m a huge fan of the 12-step program. I don’t care if you’re trying to overcome an addiction to food, drugs, porn or puppies.

I’ve read the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous and I know all 12-steps in theory if not actually in practice.

You see, I’m not recovering from anything but plain old life. I’m a “cradle Christian”. In religious vernacular that means I’ve been going to church for my whole life—pretty much cradle to now and most likely, cradle to grave.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Have you been 13th Stepped?

Have you been 13th Stepped?
I’m a producer for CBS NEWS. We’re working on a story that focuses on safety issues coming out of contacts made at Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. If you feel you’ve been harassed or “13thStepped” by someone you met at an AA meeting, I’d like to talk with you. Also, if you discovered that person was “court-mandated” to attend AA, please contact me.

Please call me at (212) 975-5842, or email

I'm Breaking Up With the Word 'Addict' and I Hope You'll Do the Same

Meghan Ralston Harm Reduction Manager, Drug Policy Alliance Posted: 03/25/2014 1:06 pm EDT Updated: 03/25/2014 1:59 pm EDT
"Addict'" is one of those words that so many of us use, largely without pausing to wonder if we should. We just take for granted that it's totally OK to describe a human being with one word, "addict" -- a word with overwhelmingly negative connotations to many people.

What's trending on Twitter this week?

William G. Wilson ,
Here's what's trending on Twitter this week. William G. Wilson

CH CONCEPTS @ChemicalHealth
Read summary or listen to today's NPR interview - Dr. Lance Dodes - AA works for only 10% and harms the other 90%…

23 Mar
With Sobering Science, Doctor Debunks 12-Step Recovery
The approach made popular by Alcoholics Anonymous doesn't work for most people, according to psychiatrist Lance Dodes. In fact, he says, the steps can actually be harmful to the majority of addicts.


Quicksand: The Darker Side of 12-Step Programs

The way 12-Step programs are presented is often not what people find after they become involved. You will be expected to surrender your will, your mind, and your life to "The Program."


The Pseudo Science of Alcoholics Anonymous: There's A Better Way To Treat Addiction

AA and rehab culture have shockingly low success rates, and made it impossible to have real debate about addiction

SUNDAY, MAR 23, 2014 01:30 PM CDT


You have an incurable lifelong disease (so says California)

Thankyou! 12 steppers are a miserable lot, as anyone believing they have an incurable, progressive disease would be. I have been abstinent for many years now, and the 12 step groups will no longer take the credit for this fact - their metod is severely flawed and does far more harm than good. Addiction is a word. We don't need a sentence.

Welcome to SMART Recovery®

An Intro to Smart Recovery by Curtis Boudreau at

SMART Recovery® - Who We Are


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