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Larry King discusses the future of alcohol addiction treatment with a panel of experts on Larry King Now, January 20, 2014. Actors Meredith Baxter and Claudia Christian discuss the differing ways they have tackled their own alcoholism. Dr. Adi Jaffe, addiction expert and former addict, and Dr. Charles Sophy, Medical Director for the County of Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services, weigh in on various aspects of alcoholism.  The panel discusses whether abstinence is the only way to go and the heightened effectiveness of treatment when an individual chooses their own method of recovery. They discuss current treatment options for alcohol addiction, including medications, the Sinclair Method, 12 Step Programs like AA, and therapy.