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Is Reddit The New Alcoholics Anonymous?

With rising numbers of alcoholics and substance abuse, resources for recovery have become more important than ever. In fact, it seems that one popular social media site is even playing a role in helping people overcome their addiction. It seems a certain subreddit on Reddit has become a sort of recovery group. Recovery.org analyzed the […]

Medical Community Needs Better Understanding of Power of AA: Expert

Many doctors, even those who specialize in addiction treatment, do not have a good understanding of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and its benefits for people struggling to give up drinking, says Marc Galanter, M.D., Founding Director ofShow More Summary

17 Ways to Get Sober You Probably Didn’t Know About (#8 is Controversial)

The 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous are so dominant in addiction recovery culture that it can be easy to forget there are other ways to get sober. If AA or NA works for you, that’s wonderful. If not, there are plenty of alternative tools and methods you could try. 1. Moderation Management Moderation Management is...

12-Step Thinking: Let’s Talk About AA and the C-Word (Uncovering Alcoholics Anonymous)

No, not that c-word! To be clear, we’re talking about the word cult here. If you’re familiar with the world of addiction recovery, then you’re no doubt acquainted with Alcoholics Anonymous—or AA as it is more commonly known. And if you’ve had more than two or three AA-related conversations, it’s highly likely that someone compared...

Secular groups fight exclusion from AA: 'The best support system in the world'

Alcoholics Anonymous’ religious undertone is under fire in Canada, where an atheist lodged a human rights complaint and secular groups have been delisted The Almighty plays a central part in the hallowed 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. Show More Summary

The Atheist in AA Fighting to Get 'God' Taken Out of the 12 Steps

4 months agoNews : Vice News

Last year, Lawrence Knight took Alcoholics Anonymous to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal to take a stand against how non-believers have traditionally been treated in AA.

The Addicted Lawyer: Is Alcoholics Anonymous For You?

4 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

It’s your journey to sober living. If it’s AA, that’s great. If it’s another path, get on it. Recovery awaits.

Canadian Atheist Files Human Rights Complaint After Being Forced to Attend Alcoholics Anonymous

Byron Wood, a nurse from Vancouver, was going through a rough time in his life a few years ago. After suffering the aftermath of a mix of alcohol and drugs, he went to a local clinic, where a doctor committed him to a hospital. WoodShow More Summary

Update: Tired of the Angry Alcoholics Thread-Stalking and Constantly Shit-Stirring

Lot of bannngs coming. You can only be warned so many fucking times. Join Alcoholics Anonymous, assholes. No one else wants to see your drunken, irrational anger and girlish sniping day after day after fucking day. Get clean and get...

Anonymous Alcoholics - Here's To Wealth And Getting Wasted!

6 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Anonymous Alcoholics by tomburns When the shadowy organization known as Anonymous started wearing those Guy Fawkes masks most people found the look equal parts scary and silly, but when the upscale fellows who frequent Tanner's Tavern saw the look they instantly fell in love. Show More Summary

North Carolina Church Offers 'Racists Anonymous' 12-Step Program to Help People Overcome Sin of Hate

A North Carolina church is offering a program called "Racists Anonymous" that helps people overcome racist tendencies by using a 12-step program similar to how "Alcoholics Anonymous" treats those working to overcome substance abuse.

Racists Anonymous Meetings Held at N.C. Church 

There’s Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous…and then there’s Racists Anonymous. According to WCNC, a Concord, N.C. church has been holding Racists Anonymous meetings on a weekly basis for the past month and it’s been picking up new members. “What Jesus said is, ‘come see,'” Reverend Nathan King of the Trinity United Church of Christ told the […]

Michigan Radio Segment Highlights Secular Alternatives to Alcoholics Anonymous

The Michigan Radio show Stateside aired a terrific segment on alternatives to Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous for those who don't subscribe to their religious Twelve Steps.

Paris Jackson Relapsing? Family Fears Worst as Shocking Photos Surface

Is Paris Jackson headed down a dark path again? The troubled, 18-year-old daughter of Michael Jackson proudly claimed to be a member of Alcoholics Anonymous earlier this year.  She seemed to be on the right track, but are new photosShow More Summary

Kelsey Grammer Admits He Quit Alcoholics Anonymous, Drinks Every Day

Kelsey Grammer is speaking out and revealing that a lot has changed for the actor over the last few years. At one time, Kelsey was an alcoholic and going to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. He was staying sober and taking care of himself. Show More Summary

Kelsey Grammer Admits Drinking ‘Every Day’ After Quitting Alcoholics Anonymous

Kelsey Grammer, who was once sentenced to jail time for drunk driving and cocaine possession, has quit Alcoholics Anonymous, and now drinks every day. In an interview with The Times… READ ON

Paris Jackson Shares About How Tattoos Are Her Means To Cover Her Pain, Shuts Down Chris Brown Dating Rumors

Paris Jackson, the daughter to the late pop icon Michael Jackson, has been open about her struggles as of late. Earlier this year, Paris revealed that she has been a member of Alcoholics Anonymous and her mother admitted to the teen’s attempt to commit suicide. Show More Summary

Colleges use sober dorms to combat opioid epidemic

A decade ago, most college students with substance abuse problems had little help besides student health services and local Alcoholics Anonymous chapters. That’s changing. Today, roughly 150 colleges and universities in 49 states offer recovery programs, providing students with counseling, community and activities on campus. Show More Summary

Niecy Nash & Betty Gilpin Respond To ‘Masters Of Sex’ For Season 4

Showtime’s historical drama about the duo who pioneered research into human sexual responses has a pair of new faces for Season 4 arcs. Niecy Nash will play an Alcoholics Anonymous veteran and Betty Gilpin is joining the practice ofShow More Summary

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