Dying to be free

I was sent a link to this fascinating piece on the Huffington Post http://projects.huffingtonpost.com/dying-to-be-free-heroin-treatment by Jon who blogs here https://jonsleeper.wordpress.com . The Huffington Post piece is written by Jason Cherkis and is a very strong argument to changing the way that addiction is treated in...

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Another sad suicide due to Alcoholism, and crazy conclusions on web forums. Audrey Conn (Audrey Kishline)

I am always sad to read about somebody taking their own life after a battle with alcoholism. Many alcoholics battle with inner demons, and the suicide rate for those with alcoholism is high, especially for those who used drink...

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AA and sexual harassment in the rooms

Here is a link to an interesting piece on Substance.com  featuring Monica Richardson that I have mentioned many times on the blog. http://www.substance.com/should-aa-be-held-responsible-for-sexual-predators-in-the-rooms/19461/ It looks at 13 stepping in AA 12 step meetings. Alcoholics Anonymous has not done much...

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Explanation of the Sinclair Method TSM

I am very keen to highlight the effectiveness of the "Sinclair Method (TSM)", for helping people beat alcoholism, as I feel it could really improve the quality of life for so many people, who struggle to break free of...

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Message from Claudia Christian about the Sinclair Method and Naltrexone

Claudia Christian  (Commander Susan Ivanova on the science fiction television series Babylon 5) has been doing a lot recently to raise awareness of the Sinclair Method using Naltrexone to help people beat alcohol addiction problems. Here is her testimonial...

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Skeptics in the Pub-AA and God

I went down to Portsmouth on Thursday, to see Jon who writes a leaving AA based blog, speak on the subject “Inside AA, can God cure alcoholics”. This took place in the Portsmouth Skeptics in the pub group, who...

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Two good pieces from the British press about alcohol issues

New Scientist As usual at the start of a new year there are many looking to change their lives and make a fresh start, dumping those life style choices, that cause problems or harm and attempt to move on. The...

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Testing anti-drinking drug with help of a fake bar

I came across an article which many news agencies have picked up on at the start of the year about drugs which help people beat alcohol problems or alcoholism. I certainly think many can be helped by these type...

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Stopping Drinking At New Year

I hope you all had a good end to 2014 and saw in the new year safely. I had a quiet evening in and watched the amazing fireworks from the center of London through the window, I get a...

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