Web stories about Addiction

This is a section where I will collect news and other stories from around the web. It is separate from my main blog

The Times Rehab Piece.

I was pretty shocked to read this piece over the weekend. There are other linked stories at the bottom of the page, which describe how people are being ripped off by Rehabs in the UK. Here is a link...

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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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PARTICIPATING IN DRY JANUARY? HOW TO DETOX SAFELY FROM ALCOHOL USE DISORDER

I got an email from Ashley, who wrote this great piece on https://www.detox.com  and invited me to post it here. I had a good look at the site and thought it had some really useful information and would certainly recommend you...

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More Publicity for TSM, The Sinclair Method

TSM in the Media Anyone who follows this blog will be aware that I am a huge fan of The Sinclair Method, TSM, for controlling drinking. You can see posts about it here. I have seen many people do really...

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Rehab Doc and Jon

Rehab: Lives Addicted Here is a quick post about a couple of interesting things in the last week you may have missed. I watched a fairly good documentary on BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p053f013/rehab-lives-addicted called Rehab: Lives Addicted. It showed the state of treatment in...

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“Bob K. on AA’s Past, Present and Future”

I was sent this link by Jon https://jonsleeper.wordpress.com who has done many podcasts with me over the past year or so. He listened to this podcast at AABeyondbelief.com which he recommended to me. I found it very interesting and will read the...

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Maia Szalavitz about addiction treatment

An interesting piece by Maia Szalavitz about addiction treatment in USA in the GuardianThe surgeon general’s new report, Facing Addiction, is chock full of statistics intended to startle people into action. One in seven Americans will experience a problem with...

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Change the Doctor’s opinion in AA

Change the Doctor's opinion in AA I saw this petition on changing the text in the "Big Book" of AA which many feel is out of date so I thought I would post it here as I certainly think that the...

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Tracy Chabala piece mentions www.recoveringfromrecovery.com

Here is a quick post linking to AfterPartyMagazine which has a piece by Tracy Chabala which mentions this site and Jon Sleeper's site https://jonsleeper.wordpress.com/ as well as a few of the more extreme Anti AA sites. Here is the link https://rehabreviews.com/anti-aa-blogs-hateful-helpful/ She talks...

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Stanton Peele and Tom Horvath Smart Webinar

Stanton Peele emailed me this to put on the blog. It is a live webinar with Tom Horvath and Stanton which may interest many of you. Stanton recently wrote a pice for this blog about Mindfulness https://www.recoveringfromrecovery.com/your-addiction-primer-on-mindfulness-and-loving-kindness/ Talking about Addiction for Kids...

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