Twelve-steppers proclaim, "We're only as sick as our secrets." A study done at Adelphi University in New York showed that people were actually sickened by their secret distresses: They had double the "flux" in their blood pressure and heart rates than those who talked them out. Feeling sick is a relapse trigger, too.
Scroll down for the replay of the April 13 Sound Health Options show feature with Scott Stevens. Lucy Pireel's "All That's Written" included a feature on Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud called "When alcohol doesn't work for you anymore." Details on the third literary award for Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud can be found on www.alcohologist.com, plus an interview with Scott Stevens on Health Media Now and one at Christoph Fisher Books. Mr. Fisher is an acclaimed international author from the UK, among his works is the Alzheimer's book "Time to Let Go."