Alcoholism/Drug Addiction and Family Help

Alcoholism and drug addiction is an incurable and fatal disease.  There is no cure other than a daily reprieve by not drinking or using a day at a time.  The hopelessness, depression and discontent that a suffering alcoholic/addict endures injure not only himself/herself but also everyone around the addict. Drunk driving, suicide, lost wages, the negative effects on the human body and mind, etc. also threaten the love, friendship and interpersonal relationships surrounding the addict.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon have helped millions of individuals and family members connected to the disease of drug and alcohol abuse.

I urge you to contact:

your local  Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) www.aasandiego.org  or
Al-Anon — www.alanonsandiego.org  or
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) www.sandiegona.org
… to learn more about these incredible fellowships.

If you are suffering from alcoholism or drug addiction or know someone who is, please share these resources with him or her.  If you need more personal assistance, help finding treatment; require an intervention, need assistance finding meetings or advice for you or an addict who you love, please do not hesitate to call Chris.

Chris, A.A and Al-Anon Parish Coordinator, St. Therese Catholic Church