Common Forum Abbreviations

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Common Forum Abbreviations

Post by Naranon_Admin » Fri Mar 03, 2017 12:26 pm

3 A's Awareness, Acceptance, Action
3 C's = Didn't cause it. Can't control it. Can't cure
A = Addict
ABF = Addict Boyfriend
AD = Addict daughter
AGF = Addict Girlfriend
AH = Addict Husband
ALO = Addicted Loved One
AMA = Against Medical Advice
AS = Addict son
AW = Addict Wife
B4=BEFORE(obvious unless you've never used a chat)
BF = Boyfriend
BTDT = Been There, Done That
BTW = By The Way
CAL = Conference approved literature
D = Daughter
Dd = Dad
DOC = Drug of choice
ESH = Experience, Strength and Hope
F = Father
F2F = Face To Face
FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions
FD = Foster Daughter
FIL =Father in law
FS = Foster Son
GF = Girlfriend
H = Husband
HALT = Hungry, Angry, Lonely or Tired
HP = Higher Power
IMHO = In my humble opinion
IMO = In My Opinion
IOP = Intensive Outpatient (usually associated with a rehabilitation program)
JFT = Just For Today
JMO = Just My Opinion
KISS = Keep it simple
LOL = Laugh out loud
M = Mother
MIL = Mother In Law
NA = Narcotics Anonymous
NAR-ANON = A 12-step program for all who have been affected by someone else's use of drugs.
NAR-ATEEN = A 12-step program for teenagers who have been affected by someone else's use of drugs.
NM = No Message
OD = Overdose
ODAT = One day at a time
OMG = Oh My God!
OT = off topic meaning not necessarily Nar-Anon related
OTC = Over The Counter
PO = Parole Officer or Probation Officer
R = Recovering
RAD Recovering Addicted Daughter, etc. etc.
RALO Recovering Addicted Loved One
RL = Real Life
ROTFLMAO = Rolling on the floor laughing my arse off
S = Son
SESH = Sharing our Experience Strength and Hope (title of the recently published Nar-Anon daily reader)
SW = Social Worker
TFLMS = Thanks For Letting Me Share
TFS = Thanks for Sharing
TTFN = Ta ta for now
TTYL = Talk To You Later
TY = Thank You
TYVM = Thank You Very Much
UA = Urinalysis
W = Wife
WSO = World Service Office
WTG - Way to Go
YW = You're Welcome


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