Here’s What I’ve Finally Concluded About 12-Step Programs

Here’s What I’ve Finally Concluded About 12-Step Programs I came across this piece by Maia Szalavitz who writes some great pieces about addiction. It is on http://www.substance.com which is a good resource for people wanting to look at different sides of the addiction world....

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Bit more on Obamacare and Addiction Treatment

Bit more on Obamacare and Addiction Treatment I came across this piece about the effect of “Obamacare” on the future of addiction treatment in the USA http://www.thefix.com/content/how-obamacare-killing-aa’s-membership. It points out that insurance companies will demand more evidence based treatment, rather...

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Why don’t we have more abstinence based programs?

Why don't we have more abstinence based programs? I came across this piece and thought I would put a link to it on the site. http://www.rehabs.com/pro-talk-articles/why-dont-we-have-more-non-abstinence-treatment-programs/#.VBK-OuqcpM0.twitter I have read quite a bit about harm reduction methods over the last year and am...

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Reflection on AA

Reflection on AA, the good and bad points of Alcoholics Anonymous People seem to love or hate AA, especially on online recovery forums such as http://www.thefix.com. You often see people from either side, trying to take over any discussion about...

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New General Chat Section

General ChatI have decided to put a general chat thread on the site, as it has been going for 10 months now and there are a number of people coming here, who do not seem to go on other...

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General Chat

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