The Truth about recovery
Here is an article about the effectiveness of AA that is worth reading: Excerpt: "But how effective are the 12-steps anyway? Is the program more successful than one-on-one psychiatric counseling? Is it more effective than no treatment at all?The truth is, nobody really knows"
The simple truth is that alcoholism and drug addiction are demonic possesion. Something that you will not find talked about in Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous.
Although I generally don't do book reviews on this site, I thought I would give you my impression of this book by Eben Alexander, M.D. A friend of mine happened to leave it lying on a a chair and I picked it up to scan.
I don't agree with Mr. Peele about everything, but he is right that Alcoholism (and drug addiction) are not and have never been diseases.