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. He didn't know this day would be far from ordinary.

Jorma Kaukonen: The Sound of Jefferson Airplane

The lead guitarist of the pioneering psychedelic rock band found "true freedom" in sobriety.

Bassist at a rock concert

Your Favorite Rock Stars Got Sober. Here's Why

These 11 legends of rock, powering bands from Great White to The Go-Go's to Godsmack, talked about the lasting happiness of recovery.

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 new lives.

All Sober All Stars

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Dr. Geri-Lynn Utter: Expertise, Resilience and 'Mainlining Philly'

The distinguished clinical psychologist and author helps families understand co-occurring mental health challenges such as trauma and addiction.

Vicki Abelson holding her book.

Vicki Abelson: Bridging Comedy, Celebrity and Literary Excellence

The versatile author, performer and talk show host has won over audiences on SNL, Comedy Central and beyond.

Snuffy Walden making music.

Snuffy Walden: A Composer's Symphony of Television and Sound

The Emmy-winning composer, TV maestro and guitar virtuoso, celebrated in a documentary, counts his sobriety among his greatest achievements.

James Morrison: A Journey Through Theater and Film

A circus clown turned award-winning actor and filmmaker, this versatile artist makes impactful contributions to theater and film. Without sobriety, he says, "I wouldn't have anything."

Recovery in Pop Culture

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.

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.

In Their Own Words

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."

Celebrating Recovery

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.

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.

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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.

Wes Geer and bassist jamming at Rock to Recovery

All Sober Presents Rock to Recovery: Korn, Train, Misfits Rockers Unleashed

Thousands of sober fans got wild on an unforgettable night in L.A. featuring actors Keith David and Jay Mohr; concert proceeds will support recovery and sobriety initiatives.

Podcasts & Videos

Text over ocean reading, Fully appreciate your life

'Breathing Into Life': Poetic Inspiration for Appreciating the Present

Author, wellness advocate and yoga therapist Bija Bennett shares some wisdom that should speak to anyone in recovery.

Rock star Ricky Byrd plays guitar in concert

Rocking Recovery With Ricky Byrd: 'Community Is the Cornerstone of Everything'

The All Sober all-star and Rock Hall of Famer joined podcast host Cyrus Webb on #ConversationsLIVE to talk about inspiring recovery through music and what 35 years sober has taught him.

Maeve O'Neill on Connections Chat Podcast

Lessons for Recovery Pros: All Sober's Maeve O'Neill on Connections Chat Podcast

Our EVP of addiction and recovery stopped by Connections Wellness Group to talk candidly about burnout, stigma and community in recovery spaces and workplaces. "We're all in this together."

Former MTV host Matt Pinfield

Rock 'n' Roll Lifer Matt Pinfield's New Podcast: 'Sound, Sobriety and Success'

With 14 years of sobriety, the longtime host of MTV's "120 Minutes" brings his frank, conversational style to a new platform, interviewing artists and personalities who champion recovery.

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