The Twelve Rewards of Recovery

1.Hope instead of desperation.

2.Faith instead of despair.

3.Courage instead of fear.

4.Peace of mind instead of confusion .

5.Self-respect instead of self-contempt.

6.Self-confidence instead of helplessness.

7.The respect of others instead of their pity and contempt.

8.A clean conscience instead of a sense of guilt.

9.Real friendships instead of loneliness.

10.A clean pattern of life instead of a purposeless existence.

11.The love and understanding of our families instead of their doubts and fears.

12.The freedom of a happy life instead of the bondage of an alcoholic obsession