Nicholas is a second-year associate in New York City whose recovery path started with Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), but has taken him in a different direction in long-term recovery. He says… My drinking and drug use ramped up when I started law school. By the second year, I blacked out every night, and mostly always alone […]
Recovery coaches and peer mentors — known in Alcoholics Anonymous as “sponsors” — have for decades helped those addicted to alcohol or drugs. Now, peer support for people with serious mental illness i...
Addiction is a chronic disease. That’s what the Alcoholics Anonymous book says. It’s common knowledge in the recovery community that nobody is perfect. Relapse doesn’t make someone a saint or a sinner, but rather affirms the vulnerability that is part of addiction. Show More Summary
I wasn’t exactly trolling for men when I attended my first Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, but I’d heard on good authority that a particular 12-step meeting near my home in Venice was the place to meet people on the Westside. Before you judge me: At the time I was trying on what it was like to be...
In some ways, AA helped me. But as an afrolatin trans woman, it also hurt me. “My name is Princess and I’m an alcoholic!” “Hi, Princess!” This ritualistic greeting used to be welcome. Now, it’s little more than a reminder of the worlds I became imprisoned in?—?the dual worlds of addiction and recovery. Show More Summary
Scrawny Brad Pitt is spending a fortune on staying sober — and he’s told pals the investment has saved his life! Radar was first to reveal Brad was attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, and has since discovered he’s hired a personal chef and dietitian straight out of rehab. “Brad’s sober chef has worked out a meal plan with Read More
(Reuters) - The original manuscript that became the basis for Alcoholics Anonymous is the subject of a new lawsuit by the organization, which wants to reclaim it before it can be auctioned next month.
Mark Zuckerberg's whirlwind tour of the US has the Facebook CEO thinking about the future of his nearly 2-billion-user social network. And that future looks like a mix of The Peace Corps and Alcoholics Anonymous. Zuckerberg touched on...Show More Summary
Brad Pitt is so dedicated to his new sobriety that he’s been attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, RadarOnline.com can reveal. In what could be a last-ditch effort to win back estranged… READ ON
While there's no such thing as an "official" podcast for any 12-step program, "plug 'AA' or 'Alcoholics Anonymous' or 'Recovery' into your iTunes search and you'll find the options are abundant and growing." Emanuel Cavallaro meets several of the people making and distributing these podcasts.
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Serenity is not freedom from the storm but peace amid the storm. - Alcoholics Anonymous
The strange saga of Scot McCloughan’s exit from Washington began with Chris Cooley speculating about McCloughan drinking and ended with the team firing McCloughan as its G.M. while anonymous sources told reporters that alcohol was, indeed, a factor in McCloughan’s firing. Now Cooley says he’s sorry he ever brought it up. Cooley, a former Washington…
The dust is still settling in Virginia the day after Skins general manager Scot McCloughan was fired by the team, then burned on his way out the door by anonymous officials who claimed he was having problems with alcohol. Former Washington tight end and current ESPN 980 radio host Chris Cooley was the first person to… Read more...
Todays guests is Michael Graubart and he’s got a great story to share and a new book out called Sober Dad: The Manual for Perfect Imperfect Parenting. Michael is a long-time sober member of Alcoholics Anonymous, has been a member of Al-Anon for decades, and attends Overeaters Anonymous meetings as well. Show More Summary
With rising numbers of alcoholics and substance abuse, resources for recovery have become more important than ever. In fact, it seems that one popular social media site is even playing a role in helping people overcome their addiction. It seems a certain subreddit on Reddit has become a sort of recovery group. Recovery.org analyzed the […]
Many doctors, even those who specialize in addiction treatment, do not have a good understanding of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and its benefits for people struggling to give up drinking, says Marc Galanter, M.D., Founding Director ofShow More Summary
The 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous are so dominant in addiction recovery culture that it can be easy to forget there are other ways to get sober. If AA or NA works for you, that’s wonderful. If not, there are plenty of alternative tools and methods you could try. 1. Moderation Management Moderation Management is...
No, not that c-word! To be clear, we’re talking about the word cult here. If you’re familiar with the world of addiction recovery, then you’re no doubt acquainted with Alcoholics Anonymous—or AA as it is more commonly known. And if you’ve had more than two or three AA-related conversations, it’s highly likely that someone compared...