Watertown, Jefferson County ‘Outreach’ program mentioning ONLY AA, GA, SLA, NA, Alanon 12-step programs receives $1.75 million dollars from a state agency to continue pretending they’ve rarely seen a person fail.
“I was kind of upset when I found out…”
“How are people not getting this information? He didn’t even know what SMART Recovery was… I literally had a counselor there tell me that if I didn’t get involved in NA I would probably die. That was a counselor, someone with their college degree in the field.”
This was my experience too (being shocked that nobody seemed to be aware that rejecting AA is a real option), except I delved more deeply into how and why this happens, which is the focus of this blog.