Vince Hawkins is the author
of An Atheists Twelve Steps and two alcohol addiction recovery handbooks, the classic An Atheists Unofficial Guide to AA and his latest Secular AA: advanced design & build your own program. He attends AA, NA and overeaters meetings. He is hopeful that when problem drinkers, drug users and others eventually hit their rock bottom and become desperate they will find help, too.
There is plenty of it out there, but the trick is in finding the right program to suit the stepper Not just targeting narcotics using, for example, but taking into account the individual’s beliefs and value system. Not just whether a detox in a rehab center is the answer, but whether the treatment program has a religious twist or if its meetings are truly all-embracing.
His other addiction book is the daily reader Everyone’s an Addict which is also known as As Vince Sees It in its Kindle ebook format. This complements any/each of the three handbooks. Vince has also written a novel Trader Bob.