• Debating the Usefulness of 12-Step Programs

    Last month, I was asked to argue for the affirmative in a debate titled “12 Step Programs are Obsolete” that was hosted by the Dionysium in Austin, Texas. Although some of you may already be familiar with the research showing why 12-step programs are not very effective, the type of “arguments” used to support the use of 12-step programs like Alcoholics Anonymous in this debate are very much the norm when debating true believers.

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    Article by: Caleb Lack

    Caleb Lack is the author of "Great Plains Skeptic" on SIN, as well as a clinical psychologist, professor, and researcher. His website contains many more exciting details, visit it at www.caleblack.com