There’s something happening hereBut what it is ain’t exactly clear There’s battle lines being drawnNobody’s right if everybody’s wrong            –For What It’s Worth, Buffalo Springfield (1966)            Lyrics by Stephen StillsRecovery in an age of cynicism requires seeking the less traveled path.We live in a strange era.  Pessimism seems to be seeping into every aspect of(……)

Interventions into severe alcohol and other (AOD) problems have focused primarily upon altering the character, thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of individuals.  Far less attention has been given to influencing the environment in which such factors are birthed, sustained or changed.  But interest in the geography of recovery is increasing.  Researchers are beginning to suggest that(……)