MHI: NATIONAL RECOVERY MONTH “WHY WILL YOU SAY THAT I AM MAD?”
Contains frank discussion of substance abuse, treatment, and recovery.
NATIONAL RECOVERY MONTH
“WHY WILL YOU SAY THAT I AM MAD?”
BY MARK MATTHEWS
Shake someone’s hand and recite that introduction, “Hi, my name is Mark and I’m an alcoholic” at an AA meeting, and that years ago you used to drink vodka every morning to stop the shakes,
praying you wouldn’t vomit, and you’ll receive a warm blanket of support, understanding, and acceptance.
Do it at your next job interview or when you meet your fiancés parents—well, not so much.
September is national recovery month, which exists “to …