Secular Organizations for Sobriety (S.O.S.) is a nonprofit network of autonomous, non-professional local groups, dedicated solely to helping individuals achieve and maintain sobriety/abstinence from alcohol and drug addiction, food addiction and more. Watch the award-winning short documentary about S.O.S.!
"No God at the Bottom of a Glass" is an award-winning short documentary produced by Sarah Barker of RightAfterThis.com. The film tells the story of Secular Organizations for Sobriety (S.O.S.), the brainchild of founder, James Christopher.
Meet James Christopher
Secular Organizations for Sobriety was founded in 1985 by James Christopher, a sober alcoholic himself, since 1978, and author of the books, "S.O.S. Sobriety" and "Unhooked: Staying Sober and Drug-Free".
News & Information
For over 30 years, Secular Organizations for Sobriety has been helping people to get, and stay clean and sober.
It's Official! We're a 501(c)3!
Big news for Secular Organizations for Sobriety! S.O.S. has become it's very own 501(c)3! That means that your donations go right back into the services we provide, and...you can write them off your taxes.
S.O.S. in Belgium!
S.O.S. is a well-recognized and appreciated approach to addiction recovery in Belgium. Jim Christopher visited Belgium with Roland Levy, long-time S.O.S. leader in Sarasota, Florida, in celebration of the 30 year anniversary of S.O.S.
S.O.S. Turns 30!
On April 25, 2015, Secular Organizations for Sobriety celebrated it's 30th year of helping alcoholics and addicts recover through secular means. CFI West hosted a birthday party for S.O.S, and here's what people had to say...
S.O.S. For Eating Disorders
"Most people think of S.O.S. as a secular organization for alcoholics. I am a compulsive overeater, and have struggled with a severe weight problem most of my adult. life, yet I've used S.O.S. principles...
Find a meeting
Need help with a drinking, drug or compulsive eating problem? If you are concerned about how you use alcohol, drugs, food, etc. or, if you're looking for a secular approach to your recovery, we can help! Find an S.O.S. meeting near you.
CAN'T FIND A MEETING?
If you can't find a meeting near you, not to worry! This website and/or our phone number and email address is all you need to start a meeting in YOUR home town.
On Line Meetings & Groups
If you can't find a physical meeting in your area, there are dozens of on-line groups utilizing the principles of Secular Organizations for Sobriety.
Secular Organizations for Sobriety is a not for profit, charitable organization formed under Section 501(c)3 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Donations to Secular Organizations for Sobriety are tax-deductible as charitable contributions for US federal income tax purposes. There are no donation limits or restrictions on contributions to Secular Organizations for Sobriety.
CURRENT ADDICTION STATISTICS
you can help!
Yup, Secular Organizations for Sobriety is officially a 501c3 non-profit. That means your generous contribution is tax-deductible. Your support helps us with the publication costs of literature, currently provided to those in recovery, free of charge, as well as facilities costs for local S.O.S. meetings. THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
S.O.S. has helped countless thousands of addicted people reclaim their lives for over 30 years. Your donations help us to effectively continue the implementation of the world's oldest and largest alternative to spiritual 12-step support groups.
For more information about starting a meeting in your area, finding a meeting, or simply learning more about S.O.S and what it can do for you, please contact us!