These Newborn Babies Cry for Drugs, Not Milk [NY Times] A heartbreaking reminder that “every 15 minutes in America” a child is born dependent on opioid drugs. “For many, their first experience after birth is the torment of withdrawal.” Someone should be held accountable for them.
Did Brad Pitt Break the First Rule of AA By Talking About AA? [Mercury News] Some 12 steppers were aghast that actor Brad Pitt dared to break “the spiritual foundation” of Alcoholics Anonymous—anonymity. “I don’t resent celebrities who declare their recoveries in AA publicly, but I do think it’s a foolish thing to do.”