Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS) 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 SOS!
"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 (SOS), 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, "SOS 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! SOS 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.
SOS in Belgium!
SOS is a well-recognized and appreciated approach to addiction recovery in Belgium. Jim Christopher visited Belgium with Roland Levy, long-time SOS leader in Sarasota, Florida, in celebration of the 30 year anniversary of SOS.
SOS Celebrates it's 32nd Anniversary!
On April 8, 2017, Secular Organizations for Sobriety turns 32! That's 32 years of helping alcoholics and addicts recover through secular means. CFI West will host a grand birthday party; one of the last at this location.
Roland Rides for SOS! 600 Miles, Minimum!
Please support Roland’s Ride for SOS with your one-time tax-deductible donation….he’s cycling at least 60 miles per day! Total: 600 miles minimum!
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 SOS 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. Simply contact us directly, we can help!
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 SOS meetings. THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
SOS 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 SOS and what it can do for you, please contact us!