If you have decided that SLAA is right for you, suggestions to get started include attending SLAA meetings, getting a sponsor, staying sober, reading SLAA literature, reaching out to other members, and being of service.
Get additional support in SLAA. Find other telephone, online, or local meetings. Learn the language of SLAA recovery. Begin recovery in places where no meetings exist. Call the Inspiration line. Read SLAA documents in other languages.
Once we commit to abstinence from acting out, we initially go through unexpected physical and emotional changes. We experience a vulnerability we had sought to avoid through addictive behavior. Learn to recognize the symptoms and use the tools to survive withdrawal.