Rotation: Handing Over Service Positions

  As one of our Three Legacies, being available for service and taking on service commitments plays a vital role for a great number of recovering alcoholics. In my own experience, I have heard from members that having a service position at meeting was, at times, the only thing that kept them coming back to […]

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Out Of My Comfort Zone

My name is Rafael and I’m an alcoholic. I got sober in Berlin and have been living there for more than eight years. One of the reasons I chose this city was that it seemed to be socially acceptable to drink at all times and almost everywhere. I only got to enjoy that for a […]

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Chair’s Report – CER June 2020 Assembly

Dear Fellows, The times in which we currently find ourselves are unprecedented. `Business as usual ́ is out; we have been challenged since our March Assembly in Budapest to respond swiftly, appropriately and adequetly to changes forced upon us by the respective national responses to the Corona Virus. Thanks to the titanic efforts of trusted […]

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Carrying the Message Under Any Circumstances

Talk about a life beyond your wildest dreams! I am writing this during the lockdown in Milan, and I haven’t been to a face-to-face meeting for more than two months – something that would have been unthinkable to me in years past. A friend and fellow member just called to share experience of taking someone […]

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