Recovery in Pop Culture
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.
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.
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.
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.
Many were surprised when one of comedy's biggest stars entered treatment for drug problems in 2020. He revisits his dark journey out of addiction in his new Netflix special, "Baby J."
The first-ever nonalcoholic beer ad during the big game debuts, while NFL players and performers raise addiction awareness. Here's what to watch for.
In the indie film "To Leslie," Andrea Riseborough goes to rock bottom and beyond. She's now in the running for a Best Actress Academy Award.
The dance star, four years sober, opened up about how she's handled trauma, abuse and divorce in a raw interview on "Red Table Talk" with fellow sobriety advocate Jada Pinkett Smith.
The longtime host of alt-rock staple "120 Minutes," former record label exec and recovery podcaster relishes the "spiritual, more fulfilling life" 14 years of sobriety has earned him.
After 15 stints in rehab and, ultimately, two weeks in a coma, the actor felt grateful to survive and motivated to share his story in hopes of helping others.
A modern classic of the addiction-memoir genre, Caroline Knapp's book is remarkable for giving shape to an extremely common but nearly untranslatable experience: What does addiction feel like?
Documentary producer Nick Verbitsky joined All Sober to discuss his startling account of Insys, a pharma company that bribed doctors to push a fentanyl spray now linked to hundreds of deaths.