Recovery in Pop Culture

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Now Elite NFL Players, They First Tackled Addiction | News Roundup

All Sober compiles the best of the latest headlines. Here's your addiction and recovery news for the week of Feb. 12, 2024!

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‘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.

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‘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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‘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.

John Mulaney performs his Netflix comedy special Baby J

John Mulaney’s New Stand-Up Special Puts the Spotlight on Addiction and Recovery

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."

Sober Super Bowl 2023

The Sober Super Bowl? Players, Entertainers and Brands Go Dry and Tackle Addiction

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.

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Heart-Wrenching Portrayal of Alcohol Addiction Scores Surprise Oscar Nomination

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.

Cheryl Burke on Dancing With the Stars

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Pro Cheryl Burke Shares Highs — and Lows — of Sobriety

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.

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.

Matt Pinfield on his radio show New & Approved

From MTV Host to Voice of Recovery Who’s Seen It All: Matt Pinfield Joins the All Sober Platform

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.

Friends star Matthew Perry

‘Friends’ Star Matthew Perry Details 30-Year Addiction Battle in New Sobriety Memoir

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.

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