We acknowledge the fact that someone we love has a brain disorder.
We acknowledge that his/her brain disorder has had an impact on all our relationships.
We accept that we have no control over others; we only have control over our own actions and thoughts.
We release our feelings of guilt.
We forgive ourselves for our own mistakes and others for wrongs we feel have been committed against us.
We choose to be happy and healthy and to return to a healthy focus on ourselves.
We keep expectations for ourselves and others at realistic levels.
We believe that we have inner strengths to sustain us through crisis.
We value this support group and commit ourselves to sustain it for our own benefit and the benefit of other families.
We acknowledge a higher power to whom we turn for nurture and strengthen.