Oh my God, there is no way I’m going to be able to do this.

From MLive: Emma Nagler had always dreamed her college years would be filled with wild parties, late nights and parents who would be none the wiser. By the time she arrived on campus as a college freshman in Ann Arbor three years ago, her sentiment had shifted dramatically. The concerns about where she was going … Continue reading Oh my God, there is no way I’m going to be able to do this.

Soberoo

Another tribe of the recovering community: When Grace McClellan attends two music festivals — Governors Ball in New York and Bonnaroo in Tennessee — this month, she will be among friends who feel more like family. Their shared bond, along with a love of live music: They’re all sober. Ms. McClellan, 31, first stopped using … Continue reading Soberoo

Tribes of the recovering community – Clergy

We'll wrap the tribes of the recovering community series with a few mutual aid groups for recovering clergy. Clergy Recovery Network - The Clergy Recovery Network exists to support, encourage and provide resources to religious professionals in recovery. If you are a pastor, missionary, religious professional--or a spouse of one--and you need help . . .welcome … Continue reading Tribes of the recovering community – Clergy

Tribes of the Recovering Community – Birds of a Feather

This week's tribe is Birds of a Feather International: Birds of a Feather was formed in response to the need for meeting places for pilots and cockpit crewmembers where the subjects of addiction to alcohol or drugs might be discussed with impunity and anonymity.  The cultural bias concerning these subjects has prevented many pilots in … Continue reading Tribes of the Recovering Community – Birds of a Feather

Tribes of the Recovering Community – ILAA

This week's tribe is International Lawyers in AA: International Lawyers in Alcoholics Anonymous is a group of recovered lawyers and judges carrying the message of recovery within our profession. Our purpose is to act as a bridge between reluctant (in denial) lawyers/judges and Alcoholics Anonymous.