Step One

1:- “We admitted we were powerless over our dual illness of chemical dependency and emotional or psychiatric illness – that our lives had become unmanageable.”

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A core principle behind the First Step is recognising that we have two chronic disorders–chemical dependency and an emotional or psychiatric illness. These two no-fault illnesses are creating big problems in our lives. That every way we have tried to cope with these problems has not worked. We simply cannot do it alone. Help is required.

IN OUR OWN WORDS:
Members share their thoughts on the First Step