The Thinking Atheist

Addiction Recovery: 12 Steps and Beyond

Addiction Recovery: 12 Steps and Beyond

Alcoholics Anonymous and other recovery programs often invoke (or require) a "Higher Power." How effective is this, and are there better alternatives for beating addiction and overcoming ?  We explore 12-step programs, the often religious language they use, and some secular alternatives.Support Our Sponsor:The Great Courses Plus: Stewart’s blog: “Leaving AA, Staying Sober” https://jonsleeper.wordpress.comJon Stewart’s article in The Guardian: resources suggested on the show:

Duration: 2 hr 11 min

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