Providing general information to people about AA, is a very complicated task for me. That's because it can be a polarizing (and sometimes delicate) subject. It shouldn't be. In short -- AA is a non-profit group that helps people with alcohol problems. There's no leader, there's no religious affiliations and there are no fees or requirements to … Continue reading Unraveling some of the mystery and controversy of Alcoholics Anonymous
People who attend mutual aid/support groups often find a deep sense of fit--a sense of finally discovering and connecting to the whole of which one is a part. Within this community of like-minded individuals, mutual aid/support groups help you take responsibility for your alcohol and drug problems and for your recovery.
Alcohol and Drug addictions have been around for a long time. In the United States, treatment methods have evolved greatly over the last few hundred years. Do you want to learn a little about what has taken place -- then read on. But note: this is not a history lesson -- it's a brief chronology … Continue reading Alcoholism and Drug Addiction – Several Hundred Years