This Twelve Step Workbook Guide substitutes terms and phrases related to alcoholism to include ANY acting-out or obsessive-compulsive addiction patterns such as, drugs and all mind altering substances, sugar/food/overeating, nicotine, gambling, sex/love/pornography, electronic media/computer/online/Internet/video games, self-harm/mutilation, anorexia, bulimia, overspending/debting, cluttering/hoarding, emotions, codependency—and anyone can certainly increase this list and all are welcome. Our format quotes from the book, Alcoholics Anonymous, our basic recovery text. Any notes, commentary, and gender-inclusive changes are formatted in italics. For further study, it is suggested that you get a copy or download the “Big Book” of Alcoholics Anonymous. (2001. 4th ed. Alcoholics Anonymous World Services Inc. New York.)
Helping others is the foundation stone of your recovery. A kindly act once in a while isn’t enough (Alcoholics Anonymous p. 97).
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