Adult Children of Alcoholics




The Twelve Steps

The Problem

The Solution

ACA literature

Key Ideas
12 Step Programme

12 Steps April to June 2017

 Steps July to Sept 2017

12 Steps Oct to Dec 2017

Adult children of alcoholic/dysfunctional families is an anonymous 12 steps self help fellowship of men and women, who identify with common characteristics, as a result of growing up in alcoholic/dysfunctional families.

  • Hypervigilance - isolation

  • Dissociation - loss of identity

  • Perfectionism - numbing out

  • Controlling - fear of intimate relationships

are just a few of the Defenses used by children to cope with the stress of  living in dysfunctional homes and life Effects that can continue into adult life.

ACoA is a spiritual program based on honesty, trust and love. By expressing what happened to us children in a safe and loving  environment we can break the survival patterns. By seeking  spiritual help, we are making two decisions, breaking  away from fear based control stagnation/withdrawal and reconnecting with a spiritual power that can return us to a full life.

Posted Dec 2016

Adult Children of Alcoholics World Service Organization, Inc.