Defining Alcohol as a Drug

Defining Alcohol as a Drug

We often make reference to drugs and alcohol, but many say that alcohol is a drug in and of itself. Certainly it shares many properties with drugs in general, even if it isn’t generally treated the same way under the law. But there are some who absolutely abhor the...
Seven Heavenly Virtues: Temperance

Seven Heavenly Virtues: Temperance

The first article in our series on the Seven Heavenly Virtues was focused upon diligence, which we greatly associated with such qualities as faith and courage. Temperance is more aligned with prudence, and actually complements diligence quite well for those who are...
Reading Guide for ‘The Doctor’s Opinion’

Reading Guide for ‘The Doctor’s Opinion’

Those who enter recovery at a step-based treatment center will often be handed a copy of Alcoholics Anonymous (also known as “the Big Book”) almost as soon as they are admitted and processed. This will become a staple of their foray into sobriety, and they will be...

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