1. We admitted that we were
powerless over cocaine and all other mind-altering
substances--that our lives had become unmanageable.
2. Came to believe that a
Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.
3. Made a decision to turn our will and
our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.
4. Made a searching and fearless moral
inventory of ourselves.
5. Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to
another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.
6. Were entirely ready to have God remove
all these defects of character.
7. Humbly asked Him to remove our
8. Made a list of all persons we had
harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.
9. Made direct amends to such people
wherever possible, except when to do so would injure
them or others.
10. Continued to take personal inventory
and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.
11. Sought through prayer and meditation
to improve our conscious contact with God as we
understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will
for us and the power to carry that out.
12. Having had a spiritual awakening as
the result of these steps, we tried to carry this
message to addicts, and to practice these principles in
all our affairs.
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Inc. Copyright. 1994