“I grew up in an alcoholic home so I knew what alcoholism was but I didn't ever talk about it. So I lived in denial for 23 years."
Advocate Annie McCullough is a maven of reinvention with a serious social conscience. Drawing on her previous roles at Dell, Orchard Recovery Centre and Edgewood Health Network, Annie combines her background in project and event management with her passion for recovery. She was instrumental in developing Recovery Day in Canada, which continues its reach - growing from 2 cities in 2012 to 30 cities in 2016. As co-founder of Faces and Voices of Recovery (FAVOR) Canada, Annie has worked tirelessly to empower the recovery community at a grass roots level. She also serves on the National Recovery Advisory Committee, promoting awareness of recovery from addiction, based on evidence from research and experience in the recovery movement. As a person with lived experience, she inspires others with her energy and enthusiasm, embodying hope for those who struggle with addiction.
"Whatever it was, 'The Answer to Everything' wasn't memorable."
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Jeff & Matt 12 Step a dude right in the face.
"There's a little leg hair on that acid."
Robbed at gunpoint, an unexpected diagnosis, being fired from a long-time job….life is what happens while you're busy being sober.
"The way you make them alcoholic is…you add alcohol."
In which Chris rants about Coca-Cola's new non-alcoholic adult beverage product line, Bar None, …
"It is a fire hose of insanity."
Anger! Anxiety! Social Media! Therapy! Resentment! Politics! Matt's back and we're all over the fucking place. You …