Addicts 'recover'

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.