Who am I? I am your Disease - This chilling letter from the disease of alcoholism and drug addiction wakes the addict up to the damage addiction causes and the battle that takes place in recovery.
Here are some of my favorite and useful information and worksheets for working the 12 steps.
Clancy's 7 Questions - these questions are very useful for tough cases. Clancy found that most people in recovery struggle with guilt, fear, inadequacy, loneliness and resentment. Dealing with these issues will make a big difference in your recovery.
Questions for Alcoholism Assessment--developed by John Hopkins University
Gamblers Anonymous - 12 step for Compulsive Gambler
GA Meeting List - meeting list for Gamblers Anonymous
20 Questions for Compulsive Gamblers
South Oaks Gambling Screen (SOGS) - online tool to assess for problem gambling
About Gam-Anon - meeting list and information for family members who suffer from a compulsive gambler
Anniversary Reactions (PDF format)
The Goodness of God - C.S. Lewis
Prayer of Tranquility -this prayer is really useful for the recovering person as well as anybody. It comes to us from the Elders at the Optina Monastery.
The Sobriety Prayer - this paraphrase of 1 Corinthians 13 substitutes the word, "sobriety" with love. While taking liberty with Scripture in this way has it challenges, the truth is compelling.
To Let Go -this is a great listing of what it means to let go and to not control another person. To "care about" rather than "care for" is one of the shifts in thinking freedom from codependency.
Third Step Prayer - this prayer from Alcoholics Anonymous is a foundation prayer where one prayers often on a daily basis to surrender their will and their life to the care of God.
CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in these links, articles and handouts are intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is educational and is not intended to diagnosis or treat and medical or mental health condition.