A New Book About the Mooneys: “When Two Loves Collide”

When Two Loves Collide When Two Loves Collide, the story of how Dr. Al Mooney's parents, Dot and John Mooney, fought addiction and alcoholism and went on to found Willingway Hospital, was released in April 2013.

From the cover: Passion and addiction devastate the lives of a heroic surgeon and his wife until a prison miracle restores their love and faith. 

Author William G. Borchert is an Emmy nominated screenwriter who wrote the movies “My Name Is Bill W.,” starring James Garner and James Woods, and “When Love Is Not Enough,” starring Winona Ryder and Barry Pepper. He has also written a number of books, including The Lois Wilson Story: When Love Is Not Enough.

What others are saying... “There are few people in the recovery movement who have done more to help alcoholics and drug addicts than Dr. John Mooney and his lovely wife, Dot Mooney. After finding sobriety for themselves, they dedicated the rest of their lives to helping others get well. In 1976, NCADD was honored to have Dr. Mooney as part of ‘Operation Understanding’ to reduce the stigma of alcoholism. Thank you Bill Borchert for telling their powerful and inspirational story. It is long overdue.”

Robert J. Lindsey, President/CEO National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)

“Recovery is the road back to integrity and dignity, to self-love and the love of others. “When Two Loves Collide” is an incredibly inspirational story and a touching and beautiful legacy.”

Claudia Black, nationally known addiction specialist and author of many books including, It Will Never Happen To Me.

  The book's cover design is by Rachel Mooney Spence, Dr. Al Mooney's daughter and Dot and John Mooney's granddaughter.  

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