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

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Change the Doctor's opinion in AA I saw this petition on changing the text in the "Big Book" of AA which many feel is out of date so I thought I would post it here as I certainly think that the...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

I'm An Alcoholic: My Name Is... Here are a couple of things that I have watched this week. The first was on Channel 5 in the Uk and was called  I'm An Alcoholic: My Name Is….  You can watch the...

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