Alcohol Companion, by Phil Cain

Alcohol Companion, by Phil Cain Sometimes it’s difficult to cut through the hard feelings and strongly held views around alcohol and alcoholism. Phil Cain is a science journalist who was born in Manchester, a city with a strong tradition of...

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Recovering from Recovery: An Interview with a Recovery Blogger

A couple of weeks ago Practical Recovery  Got in touch about doing a series about various bloggers in recovery. I am the first one and here is the introduction below. If you want to read what I say then go...

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SMART Recovery is waiting for you!

Here is a great piece - SMART Recovery is waiting for you! This was kindly written for the blog by Heather Valsan. SMART Recovery is waiting for you! So.. You have decided you need to enter a rehabilitation program. But which...

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Ibogaine and the Benefits of Alternative Addiction Treatment

Ibogaine and the Benefits of Alternative Addiction Treatment Over the last decade, drug overdose has become one of the leading causes of death in America. And, with the US declaring a state of emergency, it seems that the opioid crisis...

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Rational Email

It is always good to get an email from somebody who has found the site helpful. I got permission from Tim who wrote this to put this on the site. I also used some of the ideas from Rational...

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Jay

Jay Jay has very kindly written this piece for the site about his experiences in recovery. Many of his experiences are similar to mine and I hope we soon have a chance to do a podcast on the subject. I...

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Our Relationship to Addiction | Steven Slate | TEDxTahoeCity

Our Relationship to Addiction | Steven Slate | TEDxTahoeCityA great Ted Talk by Steven Slate about the reality of problems caused by treatment solutions for addiction. I have followed Steven Slate since I read his intelligent contributions to the...

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Jon Stewart AA and recovery talk

 

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Claudia Christian Ted Talk.

Claudia Christian Ted Talk. Claudia Christian has done a huge amount of work to highlight the positive side of using the Sinclair Method to beat alcoholism. She has set up a website called http://www.cthreefoundation.org as well as supporting the European www.c3foundationeurope.org.She has...

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Why We’re Losing the War on Addiction – Stanton Peele

Here is a link to the latest piece by Stanton Peele for the online journal called the influence which I am sure will interest many of you. http://theinfluence.org/why-were-losing-the-war-on-addiction/I like the way that Stanton continues to challenge the way many people...

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