In January 2000, Dr. Alex DeLuca, then the long-tenured Director of the Smithers Addiction Treatment and Research Center, provided permission for the local Moderation Management (MM) group to hold weekly MM meetings at the Smithers facility. Following the publication of newspaper articles in July that conveyed the impression that the Smithers Center had abandoned its(……)

In 2006, Ernie Kurtz and I co-authored an essay entitled Varieties of Recovery Experience¬†that was published in the International Journal of Self-Help and Self-Care. It was an early attempt to map the growing pathways and styles of long-term addiction recovery.¬† The proposition that there are multiple pathways of recovery has since become a central mantra(……)