So far yet so close
December 2023 | Remote Communities and sober holidays | Featured Section

So far yet so close

A remote teacher at a First Nations community two hours from the nearest grocery store shares how he stays sober and connected

In January of 2020, I was living on Canada’s Prince Edward Island (PEI), which is off the East Coast in the Atlantic Ocean.  I had been sober almost four years. I had a good group, a good sponsor, a sponsee and lots of AA friends to spend time with. The only thing I didn’t have any more was a job.


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