Joe, who got sober in his teens and is about to celebrate his 38th year of sobriety this month, is a man of many hats and talents. Joe’s a recovery trailblazer in the vanguard of those actively working to shape the fast-evolving recovery landscape. Through his Recovery Dogs imprint, Joe recently published Beyond Belief: Agnostic Musings for 12 Step Life. He joined us days before he’s set to be the opening speaker at the inaugural We Agnostics and Freethinkers International AA Conference.
“Whatever course you decide upon there is always someone to tell you you’re wrong.” / Ralph Waldo Emerson / from November 3 entry in Beyond Belief
Beyond Belief: Agnostic Musings for 12 Step Life / Joe C. / Rebellion Dogs Publishing
We Agnostics and Freethinkers International AA Confernece / November 6-8, 2014 / Santa Monica, CA
Chapter 4: We Agnostics [PDF] / The Big Book / Alcoholics Anonymous
Jon Kabat-Zinn / Founding Executive Director of the Center for Mindfulness / U Mass Medical School
James Christopher / Founder Secular Organizations for Sobriety
Teens with ADHD More Likely to Have Substance Abuse Issues / Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
Fast Minds: How to Thrive If You Have ADHD (Or Think You Might) / Dr. Tim Bilkey
Duke on the Crater's Edge / 1972 / NASA
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