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Real people in recovery talk openly and honestly about alcoholism and recovery. Real People. Real stories. Real hope.

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What Does Science Tell Us About The Effectiveness of 12 Step Treatment and Other Mutual Help Organizations In Addiction and Recovery? The most widely recognized 12 Step recovery organizations globally are Alcoholics Anonymous... more

When we find we have the desire to stop drinking, we may have the urge to get sober alone. "I can do this by myself" is a common refrain in early recovery. But the solo route is a difficult trek through the thickets of recovery. At worst, it... more

Early recovery is full of sober "firsts?. They seem to come fast and furious in the initial weeks and months, and can be overwhelming at times. Eventually, the ?firsts? are fewer and further between, but their infrequency can make them... more

A year ago, in September 2013 we interviewed Greg Williams and discussed his ground-breaking film, "The Anonymous People", which had just begun showing in theaters through a "theatrical-on-demand" format where individuals were able to... more

Thinking of going to rehab? Wonder what it might be like? How you get in? Whether or not you need to go? What to expect once you're there? Co-Hosts Amanda and Ellie discuss their own experiences going to detox and/or rehab,... more

On The Bubble Hour, we often talk about ways to protect our sobriety. We have suggested removing all the alcohol from your home and avoiding events where there will be alcohol served. But what do you do when you live with... more

We often hear the expression "relapse doesn't have to be part of recovery". True enough, but the reality is relapse is often part of people's recovery journey. On this show we will share tips and tools to protect your sobriety against relapse... more

When we were drinking, we felt afraid and lonely. We craved isolation on the one hand, but on the other hand, we were terrified at how alone in the world we felt. Now, in sobriety, we have learned to let down our guard. Vulnerability and... more

We were very excited to have Greg Williams, Creator of the full length documentary film The Anonymous People on our show! The Anonymous People is a documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term... more

When most people hear the word ?desperation?, they certainly don't think of a gift. In fact, the dictionary defines desperation as, ?a strong feeling of sadness, fear, and loss of hope?. But as with so many other things in recovery, like... more
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