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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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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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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Unhelpful AA sponsors

I try not to be critical of other people's recovery solutions. I feel is a private matter for the individual to decide which solution is best for them. I have been critical of those who call themselves anti-AA. I...

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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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Death of a drinker.

Death of an old friend. It is always sad when somebody passes away but even more so when it is relatively early in life. It is a real shame when addiction is behind death, as it is something that can...

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The Thinking Atheist 12 Step Episode:

Here is a quick post to link to an excellent podcast about recovery. It is by The Thinking Atheist  and the topic is 12 Step Recovery. Many who go to AA etc, are put off by the religious side of...

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