Look support is support. Even anti-AA folks can agree on the fact that bonding with other people struggling with the same issues can be life saving. But studies have already shown that mental health apps work best when there's a professional involved. And not to get Nietzschean but if there's a professional involved, then what's the point of the app?
The problem isn't the drugs -- it's the cage.
Putting a drug, whether alcohol or any other addictive substance, into our bodies in order to change our state of mind is the result of prior psychological, familial and social experience, experiences that then support and reinforce addictive behavior.
Spirituality vs. Science? A Rebuttal to The Atlantic Article, 'The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous'
While I absolutely believe that AA is far from perfect, please trust me when I suggest that we would not want to wake up tomorrow in a world without it.
The important thing is to gently steer him out of isolation and into activities that connect him with others, in ways that feel safe and manageable to him.
On Friday, British journalist Johann Hari revealed that he will not be returning to the Independent. Hari took leave from
Reporters and commentators writing on issues including social deprivation and inequality who have lived and breathed social deprivation and inequality; good heavens, what would that look like?
After being accused of repeated acts of plagiarism and stripped of a major prize, columnist Johann Hari apologized for his
Johann Hari has been branded as a leftie, gay columnist who rose to fame too young and is now paying the price for some sloppy techniques.
The organizers of the prize announced that they had reached a "clear and unanimous decision" on Monday, following accusations