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I can answer any questions related to support groups such as AA, NA, Al-anon, Naranon, SA, any 12-step group. I can answer questions about the differences within each group such as closed and open. I can answer questions about what to expect at your first meeting. I can answer questions about what to say and what not to say. I can answer questions about which group is best for you. I can answer questions about how to locate a group. I can answer any questions about this topic you may have. I have attended several different 12 step groups and am currently active in one. I know everything there is to know about 12 step groups, the steps, traditions, sponsorship, sharing, service positions and literature. I am a social worker that works with individuals in the criminal justice system with mental illness and/or addictions.

Experience in the area

I have been a member of 12-step groups since 1996. I actively attend meetings. I chair or lead meetings regularly. I have attended NA, AA, SA, Al-anon on a regular basis. I am a social worker who has worked with alcoholics, drug and sex addicts. I have been on both sides of the desk.




Forsyth Families bp


BS Sociology 3 years towards Masters in Professional Counseling

Past/Present Clients

Mentally ill Alcoholics Drug Addicts Sex Addicts

What do you like about this subject?

It has saved my life and given me the opportunity to reunite with my family.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

I learn something every time I go to a meeting.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

It's not a cult. You don't have to believe in God. It's not a religious program but a spiritual program.

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