addiction-recovery

Dank Recovery Memes and The Quest to Find Humor in Addiction

Timothy Joseph Kavanagh was worried about relapsing. He’d been clean since March 2012, but his brother had recently died in a drunk driving accident and…

Inside the Impossibly Complicated World of Female Sex Addiction

No matter where you stand in the growing debate over whether sex addiction is real or imagined, there’s no denying that it gets its fair…

How Atheists in AA Climb the Twelve Steps Without a ‘Higher Power’

“If somebody told me that chair was God and I would stay sober if I believed it, I’d try to believe that shit,” says Eric,…

What Happens When Your Doctor Is the Addict?

On a frigid February morning in 2005, Dr. Peter Grinspoon was scurrying back from a lecture on cholesterol management when the sight of a Massachusetts…