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Life Skills

Long-term participation in AA can enhance your patience, flexibility, understanding, a commitment to sobriety and the recovery process. By modeling and discussing the recovery process, you actively review the lessons you have learned throughout the early stages of your recovery.


Maintaining Sobriety

Maintaining sobriety is a lifelong endeavor. When you’ve completed the e-book, your journey won’t be over. This may only be the beginning, but you’ll be more prepared for recovery and better equipped to live a life of sobriety. “The biggest thing to realize is that recovery is a process.

Staying Connected

Using various mechanisms such as video conferencing, phone conferencing, message boards, and chatrooms; the AA community is constantly connecting and finding new, creative ways to communicate the experience, strength and hope of recovery in Alcoholics Anonymous.


Socializing Activities

Participating in fun sober activities allows you to have a rich, full life and fills up the time that used to be spent feeding your addiction. When you’re in the throes of an addictive lifestyle, the disease of addiction always comes first. You can’t make a choice about whether or not you’re going to drink or use drugs.


Financial Sobriety

Financial sobriety is probably one of the harder elements of recovery to attain. For those of you who don’t know what it means, financial sobriety is a phrase that refers to gaining some control and manageability around our finances.


Keeping it Simple

These honest quotes have been adopted by the AA program as unofficial mantras to assist members when hope is hard to find. These quotes serve as reminders to stay grounded in recovery, and acknowledges the difficulties in a realistic and clever way. AA members follow their own advice by “keeping it simple” with acronyms.

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