Why aren’t doctors prescribing this medication?

Editor’s note—the following article is a paraphrased version of an article about Dr. David Sinclair by Oskari Onninen in the Finnish publication Helsingin Sanomat on July 5, 2105. Copyright law prohibits us from providing a direct translation, but thanks to Timo Ruikka, we are able to work from a direct translation to share this story…
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C Three Foundation Celebrates Two Years

The C Three Foundation was created to help save the lives of alcoholics worldwide. We aim to educate doctors, alcoholics, family and friends of alcohol-dependent people about the most successful long term treatment for alcoholism: The Sinclair Method. Two years ago today, on June 12, 2013, the C Three Foundation was incorporated as a non-profit…
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The Power of Resilience in Recovery

What does recovery have to do with a hurricane, an earthquake, or an automobile? How many times has it happened to you? You find yourself in a stressful situation and those around you offer words of encouragement: Stay strong. Hang in there. Man up. Push through. It’s as if being strong is the only way…
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C Three Foundation response to The Atlantic/All In on MSNBC

Journalist Gabrielle Glaser has created quite a stir with her April 2015 article in The Atlantic titled “The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous.” In her article, she highlights the lack of science behind 12-step programs. This lack of science is, in part, due to AA’s anonymity principle. The organization does not keep member or case files…
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FDA Draft Guidance is Reason to Celebrate

On February 11, 2015 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research issued a draft guidance that would allow the reduction of harmful drinking to be considered a successful outcome in clinical trials. Read the full draft: Alcoholism: Developing Drugs for Treatment…
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The Real Danger of Naltrexone

Ever since NICE issued the final recommendations on nalmefene, “news” and “expert opinion” articles have been flooding the media about the “dangerous” suggestion of using prescription medicine without abstinence to treat alcohol use disorder. It appears so-called experts who run expensive, spa-like addiction treatment centers are afraid of treatment methods with high success rates like…
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Industry in Denial: 90% failure rates are NOT effective

Every day, I read 10-20 articles about alcoholism, addiction treatment, drunk driving, nalmefene, naltrexone, and alcohol laws, just to name a few of the alerts that fill my inbox daily. Some get shared on the various C Three Foundation social media pages, others are commented on or discarded due to scientific inaccuracies. But when Why…
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