Shame and stigma block the pathway to Recovery for too many people. Yes, even today (as unbelievable) as it might seem owning up to a drink or drug problem is made harder by the stigma still so prevalent in our “enlightened” society. Asking for help, to detox, for rehab treatment, for understanding can all be made harder by outdated ideas, opinions and perceptions of addiction or alcoholism. This article by By Jeanene Swanson from the ever popular Thefix.com aims to stamp out the stigma and embrace Recovery (just like us!). Enjoy: Read the article.