Is Addiction a Disease, Learned, or Both?

Beginning with The Rat Park Experiment in the 1980’s, we have known the key to addiction recovery is belonging to a group of people who care about us. This has nothing to do with fancy rehab centers, addiction ‘specialists’, or arcane theories. Chicago is making inroads by helping young people become engaged with one another in group therapy. The group heals.

Reading and studying new theories and ideas about addiction help keep us on the road to recovery. Having several paths to recovery offer us new ways to grow. These links are to some sites that are trying to have a meaningful communication about addiction. They are important.

Addiction & Recovery News

William White Papers


Understanding Addiction

Everything Matters: Beyond Meds

A.A.R.M.E.D. with Facts Blog

Recovery alternatives explained: The 13th Step