Drugs, Alcohol & Sexual Assault On College Campuses

Drugs, Alcohol & Sexual Assault On College Campuses

Colleges and universities are thought of as beacons of hope and self-betterment, but these institutions of higher learning also have a dark side. Sexual misconduct is a frighteningly common occurrence at even the most prestigious of establishments. It affects both...
Avoiding Major Decisions in Early Recovery

Avoiding Major Decisions in Early Recovery

In a recent episode of popular CW show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, a main character voiced concerns about leaving his home in California to attend business school. This character, a newcomer to Alcoholics Anonymous, told his sponsor that it would violate “the major decisions...
Reading Guide for ‘To Employers’

Reading Guide for ‘To Employers’

Addicts and alcoholics hurt many people. Family, friends, themselves. At least, these are the three we see discussed most often. But there is at least one other person often hurt or betrayed by the actions of an addict or alcoholic. And in some cases, this...
How to Tell People You're Entering Drug Treatment

How to Tell People You're Entering Drug Treatment

When we first come to grips with alcoholism and addiction, we often find ourselves dreading the next step. We harbor many reservations about entering recovery, not all of them rational. Despite the ways in which our substance abuse caused us harm, it feels like a part...

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