Chris Owen is an award winning PR consultant currently living in Windsor. He writes regularly on alcoholism for CALMzine, a magazine which aims to tackle the stigma behind mental health and the problems of male suicide in the UK. Outside of work he collects books and records, and is a passionate student of the Second World War and espionage, the latter of which allows him to indulge his inner spy.
Alcoholics Anonymous do extraordinary, brave work for people who are in need. But my journey to sobriety shows their technique isn't for everyone
01 February 2013 01:31 PM
Our writer, who has been dry for three years now, on the fabled Twelve Steps
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- 1 Amy Winehouse statue unveiled in Camden
- 2 Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery
- 3 George Galloway on Scottish independence: The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
- 4 Headaches, fry ups, and hair of the dog - why do we get hangovers, and is there such thing as a 'cure'?
- 5 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims