The Conference : Annual National Conference of Drug Addicts Anonymous – August 12 – August 14, 2022 – Milwaukee, WI

Track 1 - Chris R. – DAA Speaker – From Relapsing to Helping Others in Recovery

Chris. R. from Ingram, Texas shares his experience, strength and hope at the 2022 annual national conference of Drug Addicts Anonymous held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Chris shares his story growing up struggling with drugs and alcohol. He also shares how he was in and out of the program of recovery for years. Relapsing but still wanting help. Once he was willing enough he jumped into the program of recovery. Chris also shares some valuable insight on how others in the program of recovery and for people who are sponsoring on how important it is to show others exactly how we can recover.

 

Track 2 – Stevie-B.-–-DAA-Speaker-–-The-Disease-of-Addiction-and-Loneliness

Stevie B. from Miami, FL shares his experience, strength, and hope at the 2022 annual national conference of Drug Addicts Anonymous. Stevie allows himself to open up, have no filter, and share anything related to drugs, alcohol, or any mind-altering substance. Talking about how he grew up, the impact of not fitting in, being isolated, and using drugs and alcohol to cope with life. He felt like he just didn’t fit in anywhere, where his disease of drug addiction allowed him to cope with fitting in. Stevie B. shares such a powerful message of the disease of drug addiction and recovery!

 

Track 3 – DAA-Speakers-–-Emotional-Sobriety-–-Finding-Emotional-Peace-in-Recovery

Bill M. from Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Jamie S. from Atlanta, Georgia, and Marisa S. from Madison, Wisconsin share their experience, strength and hope on emotional sobriety. Emotional sobriety is something many of those in recover question. How do we obtain emotional sobriety? Physical sobriety is black and white. But emotional sobriety can be the grey area that many do not fully comprehend. Listen to these speakers who share on what emotional sobriety is to them.

 

Track 4 – DAA-Speakers-–-Steps-4-and-5-Taking-Inventory-to-Recover-From-Addiction

Jason L. from Chicago, Illinois, Margaret L. from Chicago, Illinois, and Sean S. from New Orleans, Louisiana share their experience, strength and hope on steps 4 & 5 at the 2022 annual national conference of Drug Addicts Anonymous held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Steps 4 and 5 are very important for us in the twelve step program of recovery to take an inventory of ourselves and to share things we have found objectionable with God, to ourselves, and to another human being.

 

Track 5 – DAA-Speakers-–-Sex-and-Relationships-in-Recovery-–-POWERFUL-Shares

Mikey P. from Madison, Wisconsin, Allison O. from Madison, Wisconsin, and Martha G. from New Orleans, Louisiana share their experience, strength, and hope with the disease of drug addiction and sex and relationships in the program of recovery. Sex and relationships can be very difficult to those in sobriety and recovery. But we don’t have to use or get high over them. The following shares at the annual national conference of Drug Addicts Anonymous about sex and relationships will move you to tears! These powerful stories share so much hope that everything will be okay.

 

Track 6 – Lindsey-M.-–-DAA-Speaker-–-Finding-Love-in-Sobriety

Lindsey M. from Atlanta, Georgia shares her experience, strength and hope at the Drug Addicts Anonymous annual national conference held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Lindsey grew up gay and had a lot of shame and guilt. Coping with drugs and alcohol. Feeling different and isolated. Today she has been able to find love within her sobriety and recovery. Lindsey goes over some very difficult amends and conversations she has had with other people in sobriety that has changed her life and how she was able to overcome difficult situations.

 

Track 7 – DAA-Speakers-–-Human-Aid-Finding-God-and-Not-Relying-Upon-Things-Human

Josiah from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Cassidy from Knoxville, Tennessee, and Angie from New Orleans, Louisiana share their experience, strength, and hope on human aid at the 2022 annual national conference of Drug Addicts Anonymous held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Human aid or things human we have learned in the twelve step program of recovery is something we cannot rely upon. We must rely upon God or a power greater than ourselves in order to recover from drug addiction. Our panelists share their experiences on not relying upon human aid but instead relying upon God to solve their problems.

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