Addicts 'recover'

PUBLISHED: 14:31 13 November 2009 | UPDATED: 00:33 16 June 2010

THE Herald has been asked to clarify that people who have suffered from alcohol addiction are recovering alcoholics, as opposed to a former one.

THE Herald has been asked to clarify that people who have suffered from alcohol addiction are recovering alcoholics, as opposed to a former one.

Last week the Herald reported on Sally Williams talk with celebrity Calum Best as part of a Children in Need special about children brought up by alcoholic parents.

A recovering alcoholic contacted the Herald to highlight that an addict was only ever one drink away from alcoholism.


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