Cocaine Anonymous holds an annual convention each year to bring together and provide fellowship for recovering drug addicts that are working their program. This year, its 31st annual CA World Service Convention will be held in none other than Sin City itself- Las Vegas, Nevada. Some may question why CA chose to hold their convention in Vegas, as it is often associated with rampant alcohol abuse and drug use. The CA website explains that the controversial setting was chosen on purpose and also aims to spread awareness of the program for individuals suffering from cocaine and other substance addictions.

“We believe that many people outside of Cocaine Anonymous are very concerned about the serious problem of drug addiction. We hope that you will find this an excellent opportunity to find out how a large (and growing) number of people have learned to help each other to recover from drug addiction, and to live a more spiritual, happy and fulfilling life ‘one day at a time.’ “

Click here to read the full article by Tyler McCarthy for International Business Times.