Some Helpful Numbers
Some Reminders
April 21,2006
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 5:30 am to 12:30 pm
OA - Overeaters Anonymous    Recovery is a Journey
512-327-2802 Clinic hours on Saturday are    I've been lucky to have mentors in my
Problem Gamblers Help-Line 6:00 am to 9:00 am   life who have assertively suggested
800-742-0443      I practice serenity.  Sometimes I
SA - Sex/Love Addicts Annon. Closed on Sunday    would call James in a panic or with
800-477-8191    a frantic tone in my voice.  He'd
DA - Debtors Anonymous Please remember to bring your    refuse to buy into my fear.  Not
713-797-8441 lock boxes.    until I stopped rambling would he
Shoplifters Anonymous COME TO GROUP    say another word.
Recovery Related Stuff SATURDAY FROM    After I got "centered", we would talk. 8:30 AM TO 9:15 AM    Sometimes we need help working
Hepatitis Information      through our panic, anxiety, and fear.
   Find someone to talk to who will
   support serenity, rather than feed
The Association of Persons
   anxiety.  Learn to recognize turmoil
Affected by Addiction
Perfection is being right.    and crisis in your body, speech,
Excellence is willing to be wrong.    emotions, and thought. Learn
The Twelfth Step Ministry
   what it feels like to be centered and
Perfection is anger & frustration.    calm.  Practicing being centered or
Lots of support groups of
Excellence is serene & powerful.    peace-FULL is a learned behavior.
various interests.
Visit their web site.
Perfection is control.    When you catch yourself being in Excellence is fluid.    turmoil, stop what you are doing,
   saying, thinking, and feeling.  How?
Coming Soon   Perfection is judgment.    Talk to a trusted and healthy friend.
Excellence is acceptance.    Breathe….focus on the Serenity
   Prayer.  Calming yourself without
Perfection is taking.    substances may feel awkward and
Right Here
Excellence is giving.    nearly impossible.  Over time, and
   with practice, you will discover ways
Perfection is destination.    to practice serenity. Stuff like prayer,
Our licensure is in
Excellence is journey.   yoga, meditation, calling
the mail.
  your sponsor, or talking to your
   counselor can help.    
Rick Bingham

Dr. Candace McDaniel
8021 East R.L. Thornton Fwy, Suite A
Dallas, Texas 75228

Call (214) 328-4848 or  for more information