I noticed that you did not give commands.
When someone tells me, "You must do this." or "You must do that." That "You" word is poison. I resist and resent being told what to do. It's a conversation stopper not a dialog starter.
The information was correct. I might let it pass if someone had passed through the hell of alcoholism so that it reflected their personal knowledge. Even then...
I don't know ATPs reasoning.
Free includes debt-free!