For the alcoholic these often lonely times, as we are forced from our friends, family, and work by this awful pandemic, can be devastating. A lifeline for many alcoholics over the years has been Alcoholics Anonymous, challenged in these times because in-person meetings are prohibited, but creative in developing hundreds of zoom and telephonic meetings.

Whats Up Newp’s Frank Prosnitz spoke with a recovering alcoholic who has become a spokesperson for AA in Rhode Island, and who shares not only his personal story, but talks of the challenges faced by so many who are battling their alcoholism every day.

Listen to “A convo with a spokesperson from Rhode Island Chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous” on Spreaker.

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp, LLC. Belmore has led What's Up Newp since December 2012. Belmore also serves as the Sr. Editor - North America for Mountain News - publisher of OnTheSnow. In his spare time, Belmore serves as the Vice President for the Board of Directors at Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors at Lucy's Hearth. Belmore is also a member and supporter of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.