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Breaking the Cycle
The stories of people in recovery from alcoholism, who had to work through denial and sometimes harsh consequences on the road to sobriety, which can present its own ongoing emotional challenges.
How recovering alcoholics strive to develop the personal trait of humility as a safeguard against egotistical thinking that could lead them back into drinking.
Road to Recovery
Three members of Alcoholics Anonymous narrate the story of their descent into addiction and how they emerged through fellowship and the help of a higher power.
We visit one of television’s first superstars, comedian Sid Caesar, who battled back from addiction and physical illness by learning how to appreciate and enjoy.
In this episode we visit William J Ostiguy High School. It is a learning facility designed to help kids with a history of substance abuse—who support each other in their quest to remain clean and sober.
Steps to Recovery
Alcoholics Anonymous marks its beginning when one hopelessly addicted drunk realized that connecting with a fellow-sufferer would create a safe zone in which both could stop their downward spiral. In the second half, we examine the AA recovery principles that have promoted sobriety for millions of recovering alcoholics and have created a template to help people worldwide who struggle with many forms of addiction.
Thinking About Drinking
Award-winning series with Betty Ford, Timmen Cermak, MD and many others.
We consider the plight of tens of millions of Americans in families and relationships with alcoholics. How does the destabilizing influence of active addiction affect family systems? What emotional and life challenges are faced by people raised around alcoholism?