Stuff to Help, Buy, Share

The RECOVERY books, conferences, podcasts, etc. on this page are recommendations from those who have put together some sober time. I hope they will be useful to you as well! When you click on some of the books below, you may be taken to information about the book with options of places to buy it. The links to NON-PROFITS (e.g. - Alcoholics Anonymous) will go to their Intergroup Office so that organization will make the profit. PLEASE feel free to send me any of your favorite RECOVERY resources to add so we can continue to build a great list to support people around the WORLD! Thank you so much!

Books

From Liz

From Rachel

From Laura

From Caroline

From Mela

Websites/Social Media

From Liz

Clicking on the picture will take you to each source.

Harriet Hunter/Beth (a.k.a. Elizza), from Twitter

From Site Visitors

Clicking on the picture will take you to each source.

Sober Rocks on Facebook

West Yorkshire, England – Sept. 2018

Center for Open Recovery

Open Recovery is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization working to end the stigma of addiction and other mental health disorders so more people can find care, achieve recovery and live productive, happy and healthy lives of meaning and purpose.

My Life Without Alcohol

This is a blog that charts my recovery journey. I am a mother, a rubbish runner and a recovering alcoholic.

Tuck Sleep, Seattle WA

Kellen Smith, Community Relations -March, 2019

“How Alcohol Negatively Impacts Sleep”

“Sleep Problems Associated With Addiction and Recovery”

“Non-Drug Therapies for Sleep Disorders”

And more…

Secular AA

Our mission is to assure suffering alcoholics that they can find sobriety in Alcoholics Anonymous without having to accept anyone else’s beliefs or deny their own. Secular AA does not endorse or oppose any form of religion or belief system and operates in accordance with the Third Tradition of Alcoholics Anonymous: “The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.”

OWN Sobriety

Mike

Indiana, USA – Sept. 2018

Me, Myself, and the Other Guy on YouTube & Twitter

Mike Arnold

Boughton Street, England-Sept. 2018

Harriet Hunter on Sound Cloud

Beth (Elizza) from Twitter – 2019

Trusting the process one breath at a time.

Club East on Facebook

Greg W., Indianapolis

“Helping you put your life back together…one piece at a time.”

AA Agnostica

AA Agnostica is meant to be a helping hand for the alcoholic who reaches out to Alcoholics Anonymous for help and finds that she or he is disturbed by the religious content of many AA meetings.

Rebellion Dogs Publishing

A community for freethinkers in recovery. Books, Radio, Blog, Facebook, Twitter, Podcasts, and Events.

AA Beyond Belief

This source offers comprehensive information about secular recovery from alcoholism through weekly articles, podcasts, interviews, conference announcements and proceedings, book reviews and a wealth of information.

Sincerely Sober

Nikki, Springfield IL – Sept. 2019

Conferences

All Chicago Open

Come fellowship at our annual Area 19 meeting and celebrate 80 years of this beloved and historic gathering!

Special Purpose Groups in AA

There are “specialized” groups within AA, as they are described in the pamphlet, The AA Group. They are also described as “special purpose” groups. These include doctors, women, atheists, etc. Here is a list of the very first annual or biennial conferences held by a number of these groups:

*IDAA – International Doctors in AA (1949)
*ICYPAA – International Conference of Young People in AA (1958)
*IWC – International Women’s Conference (1965)
*ILAA – International Lawyers in AA (1975)
*GAL-AA – Gays and Lesbians in AA (1976)
*NAI-AA – Native American Indian AA (1991)
*ICSAA – International Conference of Secular AA (2014)

Recovery Fest

Macklemore and Above the Noise, 2018

Above the Noise Foundation’s recovery music festivals will inspire, empower, and provide grassroots funding to U.S. cities affected by the addiction epidemic.

It's a She Thang-Sober in Seaside

Oregon, USA

AA/Al-Anon Women’s Conference

AA International Convention 2020

Detroit, Michigan – July 2nd through 5th

Podcasts

The podcasts below in yellow are links that you can click on to take you directly to that source:

From Liz:

From Site Visitors:

Jen Elizabeth, @Resurrekt_Of_Me on Twitter  and resurrektion_of_me on Instagram, Author of “Shape of a Woman”:

Online Meetings

The online meetings below in yellow are links that you can click on to take you directly to that source:

From Liz:

From Site Visitors:

Rachael O., WA – Aug. 2018

Secular online AA meetings go by names such as Quad A or AAAA (Atheist & Agnostic AA), Many Paths, Freethinkers, etc. A searchable list of meetings is available on the Secular AA website:

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