Definition of Desperation:
A state of despair, typically one which results in rash or extreme behaviour.

Synonyms of Desperation:
Hopelessness, despair, distress, etc

These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
Readers are encouraged to click external links for more detail.
We hope you find them helpful.

Love in fellowship.


Our disease always resurfaced or continued to progress until, in desperation, we sought help from each other. Desperation is what finally drives many of us to ask for help.

Once we’ve reached this state, we can turn around and start anew. Just as the desperate, hunted animal seeks a safe haven, so do we: in Narcotics Anonymous. –Just for Today | More…


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