We can’t think our way into right acting.
We have to do something.
Russ, I’ll turn to you first
What does this mean to you?
Practically, how does this work?
How do you determine what is right acting?
When was the first time you heard this?
Can you give an example how this first worked for you?
Does it work differently with more clean time?
When does it work best?
When did it not work?
TONY INTERVIEW - DOCUMENTS FOLDER
Can this be applied to a Home Group?
Can this be effective at work?
How about relationships?
What if we don’t what is the next right action?
In this the 10th hour, we continue our discussion with Anna and we are joined with Barb. Barb discribed her very difficult path in both Alanon as well as AA.
Technology and Recovery
Bill and Bob and working with a book and face to face - Recovery 1.0
After WW II, telephones common in homes for the first time
the telephone ushers in new era - Recovery 2.0
Internet and Social Media - Recovery 3.0
How has your tool box changed
what did you use to use but no longer
what are your favorite sites, apps, social media, podcasts
the podcasts we listen too
apps we find helpful
recovery in the future
what do you see in the future
In this the 9th hour of the 12 Hour Podcast, we are joined with Anna and Jose. This prooves to be the most intimate hour of the podcast marathon since the room was filled with people who n=knew our late son best. Anna and Mark are Andrew's parents, and Jose was Andrew's housemate and was the last one to see Andrew alive.
We also play an interview we had with Jen who works at Dawn Farm Downtown which is a residnetial treatment facility in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan
Let’s let our listeners introduce the show
Here is Bronte from Australia
What is Sponsorship?
Why is it important?
What to look for?
What to watch out for?
How do you develop trust?
How do you get a sponsor?
Joe from California - Changing Sponsors
Does changing sponsors mean giving up on the program?
Is Changing Sponsors a bad thing?
What might be a bad reason for changing a sponsor?
May a newcomer change sponsors?
Call From Liz Lemon - Changing Sponsor
How do you know when to change sponsors?
What if you are not clicking with your sponsor?
How do you break up with a sponsor?
Is sponsorship different between fellowships?
Has your understanding changed over the course of your membership?
Should sponsor and newcomer be as much alike as possible (such as drug of choice, age, family situation)?
What if the sponsor is unavailable when needed?
May a newcomer have more than one sponsor?
Is it ever too late to get a sponsor?
For the Person Wanting to Be a Sponsor
How does sponsorship help the sponsor?
Can any member be a sponsor?
How do you get a sponsee?
When is a member ready for sponsorship responsibility?
What does a sponsor do and not do?
What if you are asked for advice?
Is there any one best way of sponsoring a newcomer?
Kelli this one >>>>>>> Is it possible to get too attached to a sponsee?
How to handle sponsee break up?
In this the 8th hour of the 12 Hour Podcast, Kyle, Chris, Mark continue their discussions. The topic of having fun in the fellowship was discussed. Can someone really have fun on a gold course of in a bowling alley and not drink? Of course you can, but maybe not right away if you're new.
Our Dawn Farm Interview is with Charles Coleman, director of their Transitional Housing Program. Dawn Farm is a Treatment Facility here in the Ann Arbor, Michigan area. Charles describes the program along with the benefits and challenges for both the organization and the clients.
This topic is in reference to an article Bill W. published in 1958
What is Emotional Sobriety?
the development of much more real maturity and balance (which is to say, humility) in our relations with ourselves, with our fellows, and with God.
What types of emotions are most vulnerable to instability in sobriety?
Those adolescent urges that so many of us have for top approval, perfect security, and perfect romance -- urges quite appropriate to age seventeen -- prove to be an impossible way of life when we are at age forty-seven or fifty-seven.
What character asset (virtue) is most needed to achieve emotional sobriety?
According to Bill, why are peace and joy illusive?
How shall our unconscious be brought into line with what we actually believe, know and want!
For Bill, what is the problem for him?
dependence on people to supply his needs
What was his solution to the problem
To love others first regardless if it is returned
What is the root of the problem?
unhealthy dependency and its consequent unhealthy demand
We have now rolled into the 7th hour of the 12 hour podcast and Mark is joined with Kyle, Chris, and Brian. They all share their experience strength and hope in regards to comming into the fellowship. Some went through treatment centers and they discussed their experiences.
We also interview Anna with Dawn Farm Spera during this hour. Anna is director of Spera, Dawn Farm's Detox unit.
In the 6th hour of the 12 Hour Podcast, Mark, aron, and Kelli take up the topic from the most popular Recovered Episode ever produced; Meeting Etiquette.
We also listened to an interview was had with Dr. Chuc Gehrke was is a physician and Chair of the Dawn Farm Board of Trustees. We talked about addiction as a medical condoition, replacement drug therapies, and so much more.