When the first serious criticisms of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) broke into the public press in the early 1960s, many within the AA fellowship looked to AA co-founder Bill Wilson to provide a point-by-point response to the criticisms. Instead, Wilson suggested on the pages of the A.A. Grapevine (April, 1963) that criticisms of AA could be(……)

The past decade has witnessed the mass mobilization of people in addiction recovery in the U.S. ¬†More than 100,000 people in recovery and their families, friends and allies marched in public recovery celebration events last September–something only a few years ago I could not have imagine happening in my lifetime.¬† People in recovery and their(……)