The Future of AA, NA and Other Recovery Mutual Aid Organizations

by William L. White, MACounselor, April 2010, 11(2), 10-19.  Addiction recovery mutual aid societies have played a significant role in the resolution of severe alcohol and other drug problems throughout the world and have exerted a particularly profound influence on the professional treatment of addiction (Humphreys, 2004; White, 2004). The purpose of this article is to…

The Creation of AA and Its Iconic Text

By Bill White October 24, 2019 Considerable research has been done on the birth and early evolution of A.A. since Not-God: A History of Alcoholics Anonymousby Harvard-trained historian Ernie Kurtz was published in 1979. Ernie was subsequently encouraged and enthralled by each new historical discovery about A.A. but remained in the final years of his…