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    John Taylor, cofounder of Duran Duran, has accepted the role of Patron of Mount Carmel, the south London alcohol treatment centre.  John’s years in the music business and his 19 years in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction are graphically described in his autobiography: In The Pleasure Groove: Love, Death, and Duran Duran.  On taking ...
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    MY RECOVERY JOURNEY: A PERSONAL STORY by John Taylor.Music phenomenon and author of In The Pleasure Groove, John Taylor moved from the excesses of success to loneliness and depression, through the tough paths of recovery, to the joy of building relationships with family and friends.
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     “Using Buddha’s teachings to overcome addiction” These eight steps can be used by people who have not responded to the 12-step approach, as well as those who are already in recovery, psychiatrist Paramabandhu Groves and Valerie Mason-John explain. For a print-friendly version, with two practical exercises, scroll down to bottom of this page.   We ...