Roughly seventeen million Americans suffer from alcoholism, making it the country’s most prevalent addiction. We’ll look at efforts in New Hampshire to address this. Plus, we’ll hear from critics and supporters of the most commonly prescribed approach to treating the disease, Alcoholics Anonymous.
This show was originally broadcast on 4/30/15.
- Tym Rourke: director of the Program Department and Substance Use Disorders Grantmaking for the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and Director of the Governor's Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery
- Cheryle Pacapelli: Director of HOPE for New Hampshire Recovery
- Lance Dodes: training and supervising analyst emeritus with the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, retired assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and author of, The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry.
- John F. Kelly: Elizabeth R. Spallin Associate Professor of Psychiatry in Addiction Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is also the founder and Director of the Recovery Research Institute at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the Program Director of the Addiction Recovery Management Service (ARMS) and the Associate Director of the Center for Addiction Medicine at MGH.