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Welcome to this official website for the "CAL Chat" podcast – the show where we discuss our favorite Al-Anon and Alateen Conference Approved Literature and how it has improved our lives!  You can also visit my "CAL Chat" blog at www.calchatblog.com, get literature updates at www.twitter.com/CALChatFan, as well as see recovery literature in a new way at www.instagram.com/CALChatFan1 and www.pinterest.com/CALChatFan

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Aug 15, 2017

Susan and I talk about different ways (in part 4 of 4 of Episode 11) to use the book "From Survival To Recovery" (B-21) for outreach purposes – including raffle baskets!  We also explore how one can contribute to Al-Anon other than putting money in the Seventh Tradition basket.  She singles out the section "Steps to...


Aug 15, 2017

In part 3 of 4 (of Episode 11), Susan's pick for her favorite outreach piece of literature is the book "From Survival To Recovery" (B-21) because she grew up in an alcoholic home.  She highlights the chapter "Picking Up The Tools" on page 107.  We also talk about why 1994 was a good year for Conference Approved...


Oct 7, 2016

The conversation with Jan continues in part 2 of 2 (of Episode 4) with her favorite piece of outreach literature, the leaflet/questionnaire: "Did You Grow Up With A Problem Drinker?" (S-25).  This can be an eye-opening piece for people that realize they experienced the effects of alcoholism in their family, rather than...


Oct 7, 2016

How is alcoholism a disease of extremes?  What does the term "Adult Child" mean?  Am I trapped in a compulsive need?  In Episode 4 (part 1 of 2), Jan talks about her favorite section, pages 14-15, from the book "From Survival to Recovery: Growing Up in an Alcoholic Home" (B-21).  She shares which qualities of an Adult...