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Tips for Staying Clean and Sober

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Here are some tips to help you stay clean and sober...
  • Take the 12 Steps of Cocaine Anonymous.
  • Go to 90 meetings in 90 days.
  • Don't use between meetings.
  • Don't drink or use no matter what.
  • Throw away all your drug paraphernalia.
  • Get a sponsor.
  • Call your sponsor every day.
  • Avoid people, places and things that you associate with drug use.
  • Don't deal drugs.
  • Get phone numbers and use them.
  • If no one is home, and you're in trouble, call the Hotline.
  • Be of service; get a commitment at a meeting.
  • Go to coffee after meetings.
  • Remember that you don't have to stay sober the rest of your life. We only do this one day at a time.
  • Don't get too Hungry, Angry, Lonely or Tired (H.A.L.T.).
  • If the connection calls, hang up.
  • Read the books and literature.
  • If you think of using, think it through--all the way through.
  • No matter what happens, keep coming back.
  • Seek a Higher Power.
  • Ask your Higher Power to keep you clean and sober each day.
  • Stick with the winners.
  • Ask questions.
  • Make sobriety your #1 priority.
  • Be Honest, Open-Minded and Willing (H.O.W.).
  • Don't be hard on yourself, recovery takes time. We care.


There is a CA District H&I Committee meeting on February 21st, after the Middletown Meeting at 8:30pm. It will be held at Christ Episcopal Church, located at 90 Kings Hwy, Middletown NJ 07748. H&I needs your support! See you there!!