A Portland Media Center Original Podcast



Recovered is a podcast dedicated to cutting through the silence surrounding so many misconceptions and watered down messages provided by some 12 step programs and home groups around the country past and present. Join us each episode for lively and timely opinions ranging from the Preamble to the Lord's Prayer and everything in between!

Language and Treatment Centers

In the premiere episode, Jambo and Ski kick of the season with a discussion around the very recent changes made to AAs Preamble that negated the words "men and women" and replaced that statement with the word "people", in effect eliminating its own effectiveness (the AA Preamble) by engaging in outside issues and public controversy. A few other sidebars, including the billion dollar cottage industry known as "Treatment Centers", are addressed in a straightforward fashion.