From the November 2013 magazine.

November 2013: Doc Talk

Hoping to educate doctors about AA is one man’s medicine

Back when I was in the Air Force I told my boss that I was a recovered alcoholic, and within a few weeks he asked me to talk with a fellow employee who he thought might need help. I took my new friend to a few meetings, and he decided that AA was not for him. A number of years later we crossed paths at an AA meeting. He had been sober for a couple of years. He thanked me for the time I’d spent with him. Later, when I was in the corporate business world, as was my custom I told my boss that I was in AA. This particular guy seemed to get uneasy and quickly moved the conversation along. I...

-- Terry L.