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Against Abuse in Recovery Meetings Eliminate the Danger


Fast Thoughts at All-Anon-High

High school breaks down into groups and cliques. So do churches. So does any organization no matter how committed it thinks it is to unity, the diversity is there. Either this diversity is celebrated, or silenced in favor of a majority rule. I grew up attending a Catholic Church and my questions, starting with why […]

Systemic Racism in AA

We had a long year in 2020, and the racial tensions that reached a crescendo on January 6th, 2021 have been bells ringing louder and louder in my own ears. Where are the people talking about systemic racism perpetuated by the 12 Step Treatment Industry? Many systems intersect with AA: Healthcare, Education and Corrections to […]

Why the Salvation Army needs to Cut Ties with Alcoholics Anonymous

How your red kettle donations end up in AA meetings’ donation baskets. The Salvation Army Santas are outside WalMart with a red buckets, ringing their bells, and part of that money goes towards drug and alcohol addiction treatment programs which rely on the 12-Step program, Alcoholics Anonymous. NBC’s Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb on […]

Dealers and Dealing with the Opioid Public Health Emergency

Originally published on Medium, 11/01/17  by Juliet Abram Thursday, October 26, 2017 was a big deal in terms of confronting America’s opioid epidemic. President Donald J. Trump finally declared there is a public health emergency with the opioid epidemic, although he fell short of calling this a national emergency. Trump said, “We can be the generation that […]


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