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APRIL 2023

“EXPERIENCING THE MIRACLE OF SA SOBRIETY” — In this issue, read about the miracles that have happened in members’ lives since they started living according to our common sobriety definition. Several articles are from members from “down under,” celebrating the fact that Australia and New Zealand are now officially a new SA Region.

APRIL 2023 “Aha! Moments” Video #5: “The Angry Therapist and the Oreo”

“The Angry Therapist and the Oreo” Our video series continues with this story about a member who is confronted by a bitter mental health professional regarding SA's sobriety definition. In response, the member's defense utilizes other 12 Step Fellowships and a surprising—and inoffensive—-little cookie. What people are saying: "Wow! Such a simple explanation!" "Wish I could have been there!" "I will definitely remember this in the future." "Straightforward and 'easy as pie', or should I say 'cookie'? :-)" Watch "The Angry Therapist and the Oreo" and then learn more about other members' stories of recovery in this month's issue of the ESSAY magazine!

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