For addiction.com “Physicians who are familiar with alcoholism agree there is no such thing as making a normal drinker out of an alcoholic. Science may one day accomplish this, but it hasn’t done so yet.“ This statement, from the “More about Alcoholism” chapter in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, is often read as part […]Read more "Would You Become Un-addicted if You Could?"
It’s not particularly easy or fun to be stone cold sober while someone weeps over his childhood ant farm before spilling beer on you.Read more "8 Things I Didn’t Know When I First Got Sober"
Presidential wannabes continue to fail to address our opioid epidemic.Read more "What Do Our Presidential Candidates Think of the Heroin Epidemic?"
As practically anyone who’s part of a 12-step program like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) knows, criticism of this approach to recovery abounds. A simple search will send you down an Internet rabbit hole and you’ll soon see the word “cult” spring up over and over againRead more "AA Isn’t a Cult (But I Could See Why You’d Think That)"