NEWSLETTER
Some Helpful Numbers
Some Reminders
Dec. 15, 2005
AA - Alcoholics Anonymous Dosing hours Monday through
214-887-6699 Friday are 5:30 am to 11:30 am
NA - Narcotics Anonymous
972-699-9306 Counseling is available
www.dallasareana.org 5:30 am to 12:30 pm    Recovery is a Journey
OA - Overeaters Anonymous
Holiday Recovery Guide
512-327-2802 Clinic hours on Saturday are For recovering people, and lots of
Problem Gamblers Help-Line 6:00 am to 9:00 am others, the holidays are often
800-742-0443   times of tension, sadness, and
SA - Sex/Love Addicts Annon. Closed on Sunday depression.  When asked what is
800-477-8191 the best part of the holidays, many
DA - Debtors Anonymous Please remember to bring your will answer, "family."  And, when
713-797-8441 lock boxes. asked what's the worst part of the
Shoplifters Anonymous COME TO GROUP holidays, many will answer,
713-840-1833 WE ARE MEETING EVERY "family."  There are plenty tempta-
Recovery Related Stuff SATURDAY FROM tions to relapse. Below are some
www.hazelden.org 8:30 AM TO 9:15 AM tips:
Hepatitis Information Recovery is a Journey cont. 1.  Keep your expectations realis-
www.hepatitisneighborhood.com    whole time with uncle Bob, tic, so you don't set yourself up for
APAA
   who is still drinking/using. a real downer. Recovery may be
The Association of Persons
   3.  If the holidays mean being changing you for the better. There
Affected by Addiction
   away from home and your are those you will be around who
   home group, be sure to attend either don't believe you have
The Twelfth Step Ministry
   meetings wherever you go. changed, or need some changing
214-706-9526
   4.  Plan activities other than for themselves. The old conflicts,
Lots of support groups of various
   just sitting around and visiting, rivalries and jealousies will crop
interests. Check their web site.
   if the family tradition includes up again. Rein both the urge to
www.llumc.org    sitting around and drinking or run and the urge to manipulate
     using. everything and everyone. You got
CARF Accreditation    5.  If you aren't planning on enough to do just to take care of
   going home for the holidays, yourself.
   plan to celebrate with your 2. Limit the time you spend with
   recovery friends right here. relatives or friends who make you
We have been awarded a
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crazy. You don't have to stay for the
three year accreditation!
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Dr. Candace McDaniel
8021 East R.L. Thornton Fwy, Suite A
Dallas, Texas 75228

Call (214) 328-4848 or  for more information