alcohol

New Scientific Review Compares Alcoholics Anonymous To Therapy

New Scientific Review Compares Alcoholics Anonymous To Therapy

A new analysis of existing research this week suggests that Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and similar 12-step facilitated peer counselling programs (TSF) really can help people dealing with alcohol use disorder to abstain from alcohol. Compared to other methods, like cognitive behavioural therapy, AA-type programs seem to provide similar benefits in…

Alcohol Is Killing More Americans Than Ever

Alcohol Is Killing More Americans Than Ever

More and more Americans are drinking themselves to death. A new study this week finds there were around 72,000 alcohol-related deaths among people over the age of 16 in 2017—more than double the number of similar deaths recorded two decades earlier.