Differing Approaches to Alcoholism and Recovery

When their son had to take a medical leave from college, Jack and Wendy knew they — and he — needed help with his binge drinking.

Their son’s psychiatrist, along with a few friends, suggested Alcoholics Anonymous.

He had a disease, and in order to stay alive, he’d have to attend AA meetings and abstain from alcohol for the rest of his life, they said.

But the couple, a Manhattan reporter and editor who asked to be identified only by their first names to protect their son’s privacy, resisted that approach.

Instead, they turned to…….

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