Theatre 68 Production of BILL W. and Dr. BOB  

EXTENDED THU JULY 31ST: Friday @ 8pm Saturday @ 3pm & 8pm Sunday @ 2pm RONNIE MARMO: I am 25 years sober myself and this play means the world to me.  I have also seen it touch so many other sober and newly sober people.  When our houses are full of sober people, the energy and emotions…

2ND International Convention of Secular AA

Agnostics, atheists and freethinkers aren’t new to AA; we’ve been around since the beginning. In fact, when the book Alcoholics Anonymous was first written, it was an atheist by the name of Jim B. who suggested the phrase “God as we understood Him” be written into the Twelve Steps. In the following decades, AA co-founder…

Celebrating 8 Awesome Years Sober – SC Podcast EP_03

It has been amazing to celebrate eight years of sobriety. There was a time in my life when I did not think I could go 24 hours without a drink. But one day at a time it all added up to 2922 days! I believe that it is from the depths of pain that we…

April 2016 NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month

All information below is from the Nation Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependencies, Inc. website.) Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues. 2016 NCADD…

The Powerful Voices of Unite to Face Addiction Rally

October 4, 2015 was a history-making day in fight against the stigma associated with addiction and recovery, and the determination to face addiction. An estimated 30,000 people showed up, along with 700 partners who joined for the first-ever rally and concert on the National Mall. It was a truly humbling and inspiring to be among…

The Amazing Value in Recovering Out Loud

“Those of us who have lost loved ones and those of us in in recovery from substance use disorders must speak up and tell our stories!” ~ Michael Botticelli, Director of National Drug Control Policy, in recovery from a substance use disorder for more than 26 years. The social stigma associated with addiction/alcoholism is regrettably…