A guide to free or affordable evidence-based alternatives to AA in Southern California (and beyond).
Judgment doesn’t help when you’re craving a drink. Curiosity does.
In my work with families, parents often ask, “What should I do when I know my kid is lying to me?” Here’s my advice.
Ideas about how to treat addiction are so widespread that it seems almost impossible to imagine alternatives. However, another way is possible.
Maybe you are noticing that you don’t like the way you use anymore. But what if you don’t want to quit?
We’re encouraged to give the addicts in their lives an ultimatum―shape up or I’ll cut you off. But does that really work?
Recovery often isn’t what you’d expect. As an alternative treatment program, it is important to deconstruct these dominant ideas.