Learn How Easy Solving Your Addiction for Good Can Be!


The Freedom Model For Addictions?

  • Move past addiction easily: Alcohol and drugs do not have power over you.

  • Realize addiction is NOT a disease: Addictions are habits and you have the power to change them.

  • Understand that you do not need addiction treatment: No more steps, no more meetings, no more rehabs, no more endless recovery, no more lifelong replacement medications…just complete freedom!

Build the life you desire without meetings, rehabs, or being

labeled as an "addict in recovery.”

A Life-Changing Guide That Gives You the Amazing Power to Take Complete Control of Your Life and Never Have to Struggle with Substances Again!

Are you tired of fearing relapse? Are you ready to learn how to shed the addict or alcoholic self-image? If so, The Freedom Model is the book for you!

In The Freedom Model, you'll find a solution to your addiction based on research and logic. You'll learn why you struggle and how you can finally move past the confusion and hopelessness that once defined you. Plus, this book is chock-full of easy to learn concepts that you can apply to your daily life to create positive change.

You'll Discover

  • You have the innate power to change your life.

  • Solving addiction can be easier than you think.

  • Why you've struggled for so long; and that you don't have to struggle anymore.

We Will Show You

  • That what you've been told is actually lies and misinformation

  • The addiction and recovery ideology is wrong and creates unnecessary perpetual struggle.

  • That more than 90% of people get over their addictions; and you can too!

There Is No Catch

Just to put your mind at ease, there is no monthly charge that gets added to your order later, or any kind of "forced continuity".

It's not going to happen.

And there's a good reason why…

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Here's what people just like you have said about the freedom model for addictions

5.0 out of 5 stars A must read if you're thinking of changing your relationship with alcohol or drugs!

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I am only on chapter 5 and I am blown away!! I quit drinking a year and a month ago on my own and I've been toying with the idea of moderation and thanks to this book I know what I want to make me happy!! That's to be able to go out and have a couple of drinks occasionally and not use alcohol for stress relief. boredom or as an escape. Thank-you to these authors for this incredible book!

5.0 out of 5 stars Seeing The Forest Through The Trees!


I have just finished this book and want to read it again. It is simply mind blowing. The authors cut through all the crap, all the destructive programming that 12 step groups, and society as a whole have latched on to. I feel like I need to deprogram myself and the book has taught me to see things as they are. I choose my behavior, my substance use and, as such, I can choose otherwise - it is that simple. Now I have a lot of beliefs that hold my behavior in place but the book shows you how to address these. Really getting this book is like getting a map to a new county or region. It show you how to get from A to B, but it is up to you how to make the journey. I can't say enough good things about this book. It could well have given me my life back and I am immensely grateful to the authors.

5.0 out of 5 stars This book is a must must read!


The best $20 I ever spent. I am reading this book and a piano has been lifted off my back. Also listening to "The Addiction Solution" podcasts . I joined AA zoom 5 months ago and the AA fanatics on zoom really cornered me. The AA Daily reprieve bs and the disease concepts is all bs. AA freaked and creeped me. This book with its common sense, its deconstruction, its simple logic is great to have to live my life in peace and freedom.


Mark Scheeren

Mark Scheeren co-founded Baldwin Research Institute, Inc.(BRI) and The Saint Jude Retreats, the first residential non-12 step, non-disease based model for drug and alcohol problems in America in 1992 However, the research actually began a few years prior to the official founding of the companies). As a BRI Research Fellow, Mark is also the co-author of the revolutionary book, The Freedom Model for Addictions, Escape the Treatment and Recovery Trap. Mark is the only addictions researcher in the world to have studied individuals with substance use issues specifically by living with the study subjects for a period of twelve years.


This initial 12 year effort (1989 – 2001) created the knowledge and philosophical base for the foundation of The Freedom Model for Addictions, that being: free-will, autonomy and the Positive Drive Principle.


As a noted 12 step historian and critic, Mr. Scheeren is an expert on the falsity of the disease of addiction concept and the failings of the 12 step paradigm as a whole. Mark is well known in alcohol and drug research circles for his courageous and outspoken public service campaign, “Treatment Doesn’t Work!”

Mr. Scheeren has devoted the last 33 years to demonstrating how people can escape 12 step cults, as well as the perpetual recovery lifestyles that continue to keep millions tied to their painful past


Steven Slate

Steven Slate is a Research Fellow of Baldwin Research Institute(BRI) and co-author of The Freedom Model for Addictions. His critical essays on the brain disease model of addiction have also appeared in college textbooks on addiction and abnormal psychology from Greenhaven Press and McGraw Hill.


As a former heroin user, Steven experienced the addiction treatment system from the inside, spending 5 years in inpatient and outpatient rehabs, methadone clinics, 12 step meetings, and psychiatric treatments aimed at the “underlying causes of addiction.” Each of these treatments left him worse off, until with the help of one of BRI’s earlier educational programs, he rejected the helpless addict role, and began to see himself as capable of choosing differently. He’s devoted his life to showing others that they too are in control of themselves, and capable of self-initiated change of their substance use habits, without a lifetime of treatment and support group meetings.


Michelle Dunbar


Michelle began her career at Baldwin Research Institute,
Inc. (BRI) in 1992 as one of the original volunteers helping women to solve their substance use problems. In 2002, she joined BRI in a professional capacity working directly with substance users and their families.

During her tenure at BRI she has worked in nearly every division and capacity. She co-authored and taught the first program extension offered by BRI then called Continuing Education which tackled life issues and goal setting outside the scope of substance use.

She developed and taught The Saint Jude Family Program and she has worked extensively on the past four program revisions. She is also one of the co-authors of BRI Publishing’s latest book, the revolutionary text entitled, The Freedom Model for Addictions, and The Freedom Model for the Family

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