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Buck – AA

I could go on and on about how amazing this new piece from Buck for Alcoholics Anonymous is… it’s best to just let you see for yourself. Big congrats to the Buck NY team on this powerful piece for a good cause! You can view some of the style frames on the Buck site HERE Credits: DIRECTED... Read more »

Bryce Dallas Howard Opens Up About Her Porn Name And Being Separated From Her Husband

Jurassic World star Bryce Dallas Howard revealed in an interview that, although she has never touched a drop of alcohol, she has adopted the Alcoholics Anonymous prayer. Bryce confesses that the famous Serenity Prayer has helped her to keep the different aspects of her hectic life in perspective. Show More Summary

80 years since Alcoholics Anonymous began, glimpse inside a 1965 meeting

Image: Philippe Le Tellier/Paris Match via Getty Images Image: Philippe Le Tellier/Paris Match via Getty Images Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) was founded in the U.S. in 1935, just two years after the end of Prohibition and three decades before these photos were taken, in the spring of 1964. Show More Summary

Indiana Marijuana Church to Host Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous Meetings Inside Newly Purchased Church Building

Indiana's First Church of Cannabis, an organization which is expected to test the limits of the state's new controversial religious freedom law by using marijuana recreationally during its services has purchased a former church building as its worship center where it plans to host alcoholics anonymous and narcotics anonymous meetings.

America’s 80-Year Addiction to A.A.

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Alcoholics Anonymous is part of the nation’s conflict between puritanism and libertinism.

Couple On Trial For “Ritualistic” Murder Had “Long-Held Fantasy About Dismembering A Body”

2 months agoNews / Crime : Crime Feed

It had all begun in the wee hours of the morning, when Herbert Tracy White got a call on his cell phone saying that someone needed his help. White was a sponsor for Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous, so he was used to those late-night calls. The post Couple On Trial For “Ritualistic” Murder Had “Long-Held Fantasy About Dismembering A Body” appeared first on Crime Feed.

Isn’t That Something?

I was in a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous tonight; a w […] The post Isn’t That Something? appeared first on Change Your Life | The Change Blog.

Colorado: Man Brings Stuffed Owl To Court And Introduces It As His Public Defender

Charles Abbott, who is suspected of violating a protection order issued after an alleged assault at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, appeared in court carrying a stuff owl that he introduced as his attorney. Abbott entered the court and placed the fuzzy gray and white horned owl on the defense table beside him. Show More Summary

TV Review: Mom cements its place as one of the best sitcoms of the decade

In last week’s penultimate episode of Mom’s second season, most of the show’s major characters were sitting in a circle at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, where Bonnie Plunkett (played by Allison Janney) had to make an amends after falling hard off the wagon. Show More Summary

Redefining Success in Sobriety

Every day, it seems, there's a new article on ways to treat addiction. The most contentious of late was Gabrielle Glaser's "The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous," in The Atlantic. There will always be a Gabrielle Glaser fighting for more evidence-based treatment. Show More Summary

Right Wing Blogger Punked by Harry Reid Hoaxer, Hilariously Refuses to Admit It

As reported yesterday by LGF contributor Philosophus Invidius, a Las Vegas man named Larry Pfeifer pulled quite a prank on right wing blogs, by claiming to have seen Harry Reid's brother at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting where he said he'd beaten up a relative -- implying that the relative was...

Punked: Limbaugh, Beck, and Breitbart swallow fake story about Harry Reid and his ‘drunk’ brother brawling

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Breitbart, and Laura Ingraham all reported this month on the rumor that Larry Reid got drunk on New Year’s Eve and beat up his Senator brother, then showed up intoxicated to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting with an injured hand and relayed that he had just assaulted...

AA Sponsor Turns in Mom Who Hosted Teen Sex Party

A Georgia woman who decided she needed to stop drinking was arrested after telling her Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor the reason why. According to an arrest report, the sponsor went to the cops after Rachel Lenhardt confessed to allowing her 16-year-old daughter and her friends to party at her house, where...

The New Health Care: Alcoholics Anonymous and the Challenge of Evidence-Based Medicine

4 months agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

Separating treatment from selection effects is a longstanding problem in social and medical science. Here’s a look at why.

God Is My Co-Pilot

When it comes to taming destructive impulses, God may be your best bet. Just ask those who have turned their lives around through Alcoholics Anonymous. AA’s iconic 12 steps are unabashedly spiritual, directing members to surrender their agency to a higher power in exchange for the strength to overcome their drinking-related demons. Show More Summary

Irrationality of A.A.?

My friend recently forwarded me the April 2015 Atlantic Magazine article “The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous” by Gabrielle Glaser. If I did not have personal and professional experience with alcoholism and in treating alcoholics, then I imagine I would not have felt such a need to respond to this article.

Links 3/21/15

Links for you. Science: The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous: Its faith-based 12-step program dominates treatment in the United States. But researchers have debunked central tenets of AA doctrine and found dozens of other treatments more effective. Data science done well … Continue reading ?

Alcoholics Anonymous, Mr. Spock and the Lighthouse

There's a new brouhaha about Alcoholics Anonymous in the media in an article in The Atlantic and recent book about "The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous." Yes, I agree! It's totally irrational. How is it possible that a millionShow More Summary

Spirituality vs. Science? A Rebuttal to The Atlantic Article, 'The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous'

Every now and then Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) catches a real and true ass whooping in the press. Recently and particularly this week, the volume of voices against AA reached a new height. The Atlantic published a painfully one-sided article by Gabrielle Glaser this week called The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous. Show More Summary

3 tips for understanding science journalism

Is Alcoholics Anonymous the most effective way to treat addiction? Some science and health journalists said yes this week. Others journalists said no. This puts readers in an awkward position: How do you make sense of it when good journalists...Show More Summary

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