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The Most Interesting Things About Our Drinking Habits

The brand new BACtrack (makers of the Vio Smartphone Keychain Breathalyzer we covered in this article) alcohol consumption report is out. It was collected anonymously from users of the company’s smartphone breathalyzers and includes almost 300,000 unique pieces of hard … More » The post The Most Interesting Things About Our Drinking Habits appeared first on EveryJoe.

The Soapbox: Railing Against AA Does A Disservice To Those Trying To Get Sober

We’ve all got at least one Facebook friend who just can’t stand Alcoholics Anonymous and needs to let the world know it every chance that they get. I usually politely ignore them. But the latest anti-AA screed to show up in my newsfeed was too irritating to ignore. First off, let me start by saying [...]

Is Alcoholics Anonymous At Fault For The Murder Of One Of Its Members?

2 weeks agoOdd : Thought Catalog

No. But that isn't stopping AA critics from seizing on a tragedy to state their case.

Twelve steps to danger: How Alcoholics Anonymous can be a playground for violent members

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Internal AA documents show that when questioned about the sexual abuse of young women by other members, the organization’s leadership decided in 2009 that it could not do anything to screen potential members....

Lars von Trier Is Worried He Can't Make Films Sober

In his first interview since he was banned from Cannes for his outrageous Hitler jokes, the Nymphomaniac director Lars von Trier told the Danish paper Politiken that he has been attending Alcoholic Anonymous meetings every day and will be 90 days sober as of this Sunday. He worries, though, that... More »

'48 Hours: The Sober Truth' to Air Saturday, November 29 on CBS

Karla Mendez Brada, struggling with addiction, sought help in an Alcoholics Anonymous program in California. She never could have imagined that through that recovery process she would fall in love with the man who would kill her.

Church Kicks Out Alcoholics Anonymous Group For Fear They’ll Be Forced to Host Gay Weddings

In Keithville, Louisiana, a church has banned an Alcoholics Anonymous group from meeting on its premises for fear that they’ll later be forced to hold same-sex weddings. Last month, Pastor David Venable of Westwood Baptist Church (not to be confused with the Westboro Baptist Church) sent a letter to the leaders of the AA group, letting [Read More...]

These are the faces of heroin addiction

I Am Not Anonymous hopes to raise awareness of drug and alcohol addiction and treatment.

Church Boots Alcoholics Anonymous; Fears Agreement With Group Will Force Them to Perform Same-Sex Marriages

A Louisiana church barred a local Alcoholics Anonymous group from using its sanctuary for meetings in fear of possibly being forced to perform same-sex marriages by the state.

Fearing Same-Sex Marriage, Louisiana Church Kicks Out Alcoholics Anonymous Group

“As I am sure you are aware, God’s church, his written word, and its values and principles have come under a constant and aggressive attack from the homosexual and lesbian community,” the letter read. The post Fearing Same-Sex Marriage, Louisiana Church Kicks Out Alcoholics Anonymous Group appeared first on ThinkProgress.

LOUISIANA: Church Kicks Out AA Group Because They Fear Same-Sex Weddings

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

A Baptist church in Louisiana has told a local Alcoholics Anonymous group that it can no longer meet there because it fears they will eventually be forced into hosting a same-sex wedding. That hasn't ever happened to a church anywhere...Show More Summary

Louisiana church fears gay wedding ceremonies so it boots AA just to be safe

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A Louisiana church has told a local Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) chapter that it can no longer hold meetings at the facility in an attempt to prevent LGBT people from getting married. In a letter to the Keithville AA group, Westwood Baptist Church advised that the organization would need to find a new...

Louisiana Church Kicks Out AA Group Over Concerns It Will Be Forced to Perform Gay Weddings: VIDEO

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A church in Keithville, Louisiana has severed its five year relationship with Alcoholics Anonymous over concerns that the church may be forced to publicly accommodations a same-sex wedding in the future. In a letter sent to AA, Westwood Baptist Church...

Why SMART Recovery® Will Never Replace Alcoholics Anonymous

3 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Five reasons why SMART Recovery® will never push out AA as the main model of recovery, despite higher success rates.

Rosh Hashanah and Alcoholics Anonymous

3 months agoReligion / Judaism : Aish.com

Members of AA can teach us what it means to confront a bad habit, stare down a relentless temptation, and persevere.

Alcoholics Anonymous Confidant's Insider Trading Conviction Upheld

There was a guy, a guy we'll keep anonymous (this case does involve Alcoholics Anonymous, after all) who was an insider at the Philadelphia Consolidated Holding Corporation ("PHLY"). In mid-2008, he had a few relapses, and when he returned to AA, his long-time AA confidant, Timothy McGee, asked about the......

Shia LaBeouf Checks In at AA in LA

Working hard to stay on the wagon, Shia LaBeouf attended an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in Los Angeles on Monday morning (August 25). The “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” star was hard to miss in a bright red t-shirt with black...Show More Summary

Alcoholics Anonymous, Depression, and Suicide

Do 12 step programs cause depression and suicide or cure it? The jury is still out on this question. read more

What CEOs Can Learn from Alcoholics Anonymous

By Michael Lee Stallard and Colton Perry As seen on Fox Business. Change is hard.  It requires energy and effort. Some people relish change; most resist, consciously or unconsciously.  For them change is uncomfortable at best, painful at worst.  CEOs who want to effect major change have their work cut out for them. It might [...]Show More Summary

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