The Sober Truth Book – Lance Dodes

The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry Lance M. Dodes, M.D. ,Zachary Dodes I have just finished this book that came out this week, and would certainly recommend it to anybody who has any involvement...

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Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry.

Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry. Dr. Lance Dodes This book has just come out today and I downloaded it from kindle. I have read the first chapter and think it would appeal to...

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Love and Addiction

Love and Addiction By Stanton Peele. I have wanted to read this book for some time but it has been out of print for some times and was often only available at ridiculously high prices, but now it is out...

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Asking for help in addiction or alcoholism recovery

Asking for help in addiction or alcoholism recovery Another year of my recovery from drinking has just been completed sometime around now, (I can't remember my sobriety date and it is not that important to me these days) but it...

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Memoirs of an addicted Brain.

Memoirs of an addicted Brain. A neuroscientist examines his former life on drugs. Marc Lewis PHD. I have been reading a lot about addiction since I decided to start blogging again and this book was fascinating. It is certainly not...

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The Dry Drunks of Alcoholics Anonymous!

The Dry Drunks of Alcoholics Anonymous I always found the term “dry drunk” to be one of the most stupid and condescending terms used by AA members to belittle others. It is generally used as an insulting term for those...

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AA isn’t the only way to ‘take alcohol off the table’ – Journal Inquirer: Other Commentary

AA isn’t the only way to ‘take alcohol off the table’ - Journal Inquirer: Other Commentary.I found this post and reposted it http://www.journalinquirer.com/opinion/other_commentary/aa-isn-t-the-only-way-to-take-alcohol-off/article_f7a80ce0-a8fd-11e3-b34e-001a4bcf887a.html An increasing number of celebrities are beginning to openly acknowledge personal issues with alcohol and/or drugs. ABC News...

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Love and Addiction

Love and Addiction. Stanton Peele (Author), Archie Brodsky (Author)Just a quick post to point out that the book Love and Addiction is now out on Kindle. original hardback copies are about £200 so £6.15 is a good deal! If you use amazon prime...

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Overcoming-addiction-why-a-non-12-step-may-work-better-for-you

Overcoming-addiction-why-a-non-12-step-may-work-better-for-you I came across this piece from http://livelighter.org/ that I thought was really good because it illustrates the major differences between the faith-based 12 step solution and other solutions which are based on self empowerment. I do not have any time...

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Blog talk radio – recovery shows

Blog talk radio - recovery shows Just thought I would mention a couple of internet based radio type shows which are normally interesting. This weeks versions were pretty good. the first is done by Monica who has the LeavingAA site,...

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