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Our Quest to Understand the Nature of Addiction

Alcoholics Anonymous first started in 1935 in Ohio. The first AA meeting in the UK took place on Monday, March 31st, 1947. Within a couple of years, there were over 100 members in AA groups and meetings were being held in London every Tuesday and Thursday. Today,...

Butterfly Bulletin: The Year 2016 in Review

In this spring’s Butterfly Bulletin, Special Annual Report Edition, we reminisce on what a beautiful and blessed 2016 we had while also sharing our goals for the year to come. We share the news about our incredible changes such as our implementation of Salesforce and...

Brad Pitt and Miley Cyrus – Road to Sobriety

In today’s culture, we are constantly influenced by what we see and read on our phones. Each day, we come to our phones for research, gossip, social updates, and everything in between. Our generation craves this information and becomes enwrapped in what we discover....

Addiction is a disease – not a moral failing

Growing up, we’re painted a picture of good vs evil in every aspect of our lives. We always like to think ourselves somewhere on the better end of that spectrum, in some way resisting against all the darkness of the world. It’s something we cling to dearly, always...