All posts in the month of April 2015.


A Shout-out to AA

April 30, 2015 | Written by:

The program has its problems. And its powers

The Twelve Steps and the program of AA have plenty of detractors. But don’t think Dr. Rosemary Brown is one of them. Her book Addiction Is the Symptom is based on the Twelve Steps, after all. And she credits AA with saving her life. Continue

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A Glossary of Addiction: Top 10

April 01, 2015 | Written by:

Dr. Brown views things a little differently than you might be used to

Addiction Is the Symptom has a full glossary of terms that makes for a handy compendium of the book and of Dr. Brown’s ideas. Here are some of the key definitions. Some of this may be a little hard to get your head around outside the context of the book, which connects it all, but I still think it will help—in general and as you read this blog. So here you go, almost straight from the book. Continue