As noted two years ago in the 2012 alcoholism recovery book Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud, “An alcohol abuser can quit but won't. An alcoholic wants to quit but can't... on his own.” The chart accompanying the article is from the book and its predecessor on treatment vs. mistreatment, What the Early Worm Gets.-- see full article.
Visit alcohologist.com for a replay of the Bringing Inspiration To Earth 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 also 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."