6 Travel Tips for the AA International Convention 2020

6 Travel Tips for the AA International Convention 2020

If you've been in AA for a while, chances are you've heard of or been to the AA International Convention before. However, if you're new to the program, you should count yourself lucky. This event only happens once every five years. 

Don't miss your opportunity to temporarily escape to Detroit for the AA International Convention 2020. Detroit is a wonderful city full of culture, art, authentic eateries, and more. 

However, before you leave, be sure to take note of some of our top travel tips.

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Here Are 10 Things You Won't Want to Miss for Your First AA International Convention

Here Are 10 Things You Won't Want to Miss for Your First AA International Convention

Are you ready for the AA International Conference in Detroit this year? This conference only happens every five years, so you don't want to miss it.

From hearing others' stories to seeing the beautiful city of Detroit, there are so many things to experience in and out of the big meetings.

If you've never attended an AA conference before, keep reading to find out more about what you can expect so you know how to plan your weekend.

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5 Restaurants to Not Miss While in Detroit for the 2020 International AA Convention

5 Restaurants to Not Miss While in Detroit for the 2020 International AA Convention

If you're planning on heading to Detroit for the 2020 International AA Convention, congratulations on your success. Beating any addiction can be more challenging than most people know.

However, despite any relapses, backward steps, or other negative issues along the way, here you are. As you probably know, these conventions are only held every 5 years. Take advantage of this opportunity and escape to Detroit for a while to celebrate your sobriety.

While you're there, however, be sure to enjoy yourself with the best restaurants the city has to offer. Keep reading for our top five suggestions.

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4 Things to Do in Detroit During the 2020 International AA Convention

4 Things to Do in Detroit During the 2020 International AA Convention

It's almost time for the 2020 International AA Convention in July! As you prepare to attend this amazing convention, you'll want to be prepared to enjoy your time in Detroit. The best way to ensure you make the most out of this trip is to know a few sober activities that you can take part in while there.

Receive your recovery chips and tokens, and then head over to a few awesome Detroit activities. Not sure where to begin? Continue reading below for our list of 5 awesome things to do in Detroit that are fun and sober!

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What Is Al-Anon? Should I Recommend It to My Family?

What Is Al-Anon? Should I Recommend It to My Family?

Over 14.4 million adults suffer from alcohol use disorder each year. But they aren't the only ones who are suffering.

Family members and friends of those who have alcoholism also experience pain and suffering. There's Alcoholics Anonymous for alcoholics, but what is there for loved ones?

There's Al-Anon.

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Everything You Need to Know About AA Sponsorship

Everything You Need to Know About AA Sponsorship

It's estimated that there are over 2 million members of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) in over 180 countries around the world.

If you've ever wondered about how to become an AA sponsor, you've come to the right place. We gathered everything you need to know about this role that's essential to the success of many members of AA.

Keep reading to learn more about AA sponsorship and to see if it's right for you.

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What to Expect From Your First AA Meeting

What to Expect From Your First AA Meeting

The 12-step program has been around for almost 100 years. In fact, the first AA meeting took place in 1935, three years before Alcoholics Anonymous became the official name of the organization. AA was publicly founded in 1938 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith, two men who struggled with alcoholism themselves.

Keep reading for a breakdown of what to expect at your first AA meeting.

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The Increasing Popularity of Sober Bars: What Are They Exactly?

The Increasing Popularity of Sober Bars: What Are They Exactly?

One of the hardest parts about getting sober is losing out on the social aspects of drinking. But more and more people are figuring out how to go to the bar without getting drunk.

That's in part thanks to sober bars. When you go to a sober bar, you're getting the same environment minus all the alcohol. You're drinking mocktails instead of cocktails. 

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