Here are some books, blogs, websites, organizations, and other stuff worth taking a look at. I am not endorsing or recommending anything in particular, as I know everyone has a different situation and goals. What works for some, won’t work for others. For me, however, among all the information out there on moderation, sobriety, and recovery (and there is A LOT) these are the resources I have found to be of help along my way.

Challenging the AA model for recovery and the theory that addiction is a disease.

How to Drink Mindfully, Club Soda
The 30-Day Sobriety Solution
Life Process Solution
Sobriety for Women
SMART Recovery

The Basics
Tiny Buddha


Drinking: A Love Story, Caroline Knapp

The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease, Marc Lewis, PhD

The Sober Diaries: How One Woman Stopped Drinking and Started Living, Clare Pooley

Her Best Kept Secret, Gabrielle Glaser

Unwasted: My Lush Sobriety, Sasha Z. Scoblic

Nothing Good Will Ever Come of This, Kristy Coulter

Drunk Mom, Jowita Bydlowska

Lit, Mary Karr

The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind Twelve-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry, Lance Dodes, MD and Zachary Dodes

Mindful Drinking, How Cutting Down Can Change your Life, Rosamund Dean

The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober, Catherine Gray

How to Drink Mindfully, Club Soda