Inspiration

Don Fertman

Subs & Drugs & Rock & Roll, Part 2: A Day in the Life

Don Fertman woke up one morning 40 years ago and poured himself a drink, as usual. But the future Subway exec didn't know this day would be far from ordinary.

Annie Zimmerman running a marathon

Running Toward Recovery

Seeking purpose in early recovery, Annie Zimmerman rekindled an old fire with distance running — and found it carried her through some of her toughest trials in sober life.

Ben Tuff

Closer to the Shore

On Ben Tuff's third day in inpatient treatment, he had a surprising encounter that would eventually lead him to attempt a grueling 24-mile swim across the Narragansett Bay.

Don Fertman

Subs & Drugs & Rock & Roll, Part 1: With a Little Help From My Friends

Don Fertman, longtime Subway exec, writes about a pivotal moment in his 40 years of sobriety: what happened after he went public about his recovery on "Undercover Boss."

Men hugging at a 12-step recovery meeting

Sober Holiday Tips: Meeting ‘Share-a-Thons’

Need to get out of the house for a bit and see some friendly sober faces? Recovery support group meeting marathons run 24/7 from Christmas Eve through New Year's Day.

Swim Tuff movie poster

‘Swim Tuff: How I Swam My Way Out of the Bottle’ | All Sober Movie Night

Coming out of severe alcohol addiction, Ben Tuff barely knew how to swim. Ten years later, he makes a bold attempt to traverse the Narragansett Bay, taking on 24 miles of ocean in one day.

Matthew Perry advocating for drug courts

Matthew Perry Foundation Tackles Addiction After ‘Friends’ Star’s Death

The actor became a hero to many for his years of work on recovery initiatives and his candor about his own struggles with drugs and alcohol.

Ricky Byrd with acoustic guitar

Rocker Ricky Byrd on 36 Years of Recovery: ‘I Come Back Stronger’

Happy soberversary to the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and All Sober ambassador extraordinaire! Check out his inspirational video message and song.

Man holding sign

One Month of Sobriety Turned Into …

"Sobriety is like being handed the cheat codes to life," says writer Josh Greenaway. Get inspired by his progress — watch the video!

Bassist at a rock concert

Your Favorite Rock Stars Got Sober. Here’s Why, in Their Own Words | Recovery Roundtable

These 11 legends of rock, powering bands from Great White to The Go-Go's to Godsmack, talked to All Sober about the new creativity and lasting happiness sober life has given them.

Poster for the documentary Hope Village

‘Hope Village’ | All Sober Movie Night

Lucy Hall founded a "last hope" home for women struggling with addiction; this documentary follows seven as they navigate the frustrations and slow-building triumphs of sober life.

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Let’s Celebrate Recovery Month!

Millions of hopeful stories emerge from addiction. We're saluting all the fantastic folks in recovery — and everyone who helped, and helps, them along the way.

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