AA is a book not a meeting

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Alcoholics Anonymous is the name of a book that was published in 1939. This book, referred to as the Big Book, was written by one hundred men and women who had found a common solution to their common problem – alcoholism. This solution is the 12 step programme which is outlined in the Big Book. […]

Founding Fathers of Contemporary UK Recovery Movement

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This article was published in Druglink, September/October 2011 As the organising principle for drug treatment, harm reduction was not rocket science. Provide needles and syringes to make contact with injection drug users and reduce the transmission of blood borne viruses. Provide maintenance medication to maintain that contact and cut crime. We did this and it […]