We still don’t know how to talk about crippling depression.Read more "The Big Stigma of Being Depressed and Sober"
Sexual harassment—and worse—happens in 12-step fellowships, as it does everywhere. But should we blame the organization, as well as the perpetrators? Substance.com hears two very different answers.Read more "Should AA Be Held Responsible for Sexual Predators in the Rooms?"
Every alcoholic and addict experiences cravings sometimes, no matter how long we’ve been sober. Just this evening, a friend asked me if I ever still crave alcohol.Read more "5 Ways to Cope with Cravings"
Natalie,* a 21-year-old recovering alcoholic, had been sober for six months when her therapist suggested she see a psychiatrist for a consultation about antidepressants.Read more "Why Can’t Antidepressants and Recovery Go Together?"