ARENA NEWS

One Size Fits All

  Our Common Welfare is First. Tradition 1 is Number One Problems of personality? Solved! Problems of leaders that govern? Solved! Problems of opinion? Solved! Problems of disenfranchised members? Solved! Problems of old versus young, women versus men, black versus white, gay verse straight – all solved!   Our “One Size Fits All” Solution Our […]

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CER Annual Report 2018

Download the PDF here -> CER Annual Report 2018 HIGHLIGHTS Highlights from 2018 include: We welcomed a new HLO, PI Officer, YPLO, RASLO, RECLO, Secretary, Chair, Vice-Chair, and four Delegates to Conference! Several CER officers travelled to York to participate in Regional Officer Meetings Regional Assemblies held in Vienna Austria, Düsseldorf Germany and Bratislava Slovakia […]

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Too Young?  Bad Enough?

My name is Ali and I’m an alcoholic.  It has taken me some time to say that without feeling ashamed or embarrassed.  It is only now, that I have witnessed the strength of the people in meetings admitting they have a problem and facing that head on day after day that I can be grateful […]

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The Only Way Out, Is In

My drinking started young – very young. My parents (both teachers) were keen to introduce their children to alcohol at an early age – that we might become accustomed to the ceremony, taste and virtue of drinking early. As a consequence, at 6 or 7 years of age, I was regularly sneaking drinks from the […]

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New Officer Introduction: Health Liaison

My name is Bruce and I am an alcoholic, it is my privilege to serve as Health Liaison Officer for CER. This venture into health is a new one for me, as my previous service work centered mainly on prisons. That was not only in the UK, but also in Latvia, Poland and Bulgaria. I […]

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