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Podcasts to Inspire You in Recovery

Having resources to help keep you inspired during your recovery is a key part of the recovery process.

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Having resources to help keep you inspired during your recovery is a key part of the recovery process.

Check out these great recovery podcasts while you’re working, cleaning the house, working out or when you’re struggling!

The Bubble Hour podcast is hosted by Jean, a woman in recovery from alcoholism who strives to break down the walls and negativity surrounding alcoholism.

The Real Sobriety Podcast is hosted by a sobriety coach who focuses on the different stages of recovery with a different topic every bite-sized episode.

Breaking Free, from Workit contributor Olivia Pennelle and Tiffany Thoen, RN, is about what recovery means and starting an independent life while in recovery.

Recovery Rocks is an inclusive discussion for anyone recovering or curious about recovery, hosted by rock and roll-loving Tawny Lara and co-host Lisa Smith.

In This Naked Mind, best-selling author Annie Grace invites you to explore the role of alcohol in our lives and culture without rules, pain, or judgement.

Hosted by long-term recovery coaches and therapists Veronica Valli and Chip Somers, Soberful is about what it takes to achieve a healthy and happy recovery.

SHE RECOVERS, an organization of women in many types of recovery, shares a curated collection of audio posts, interviews, and recorded talks.

That Sober Guy Podcast is full of inspiration. Shane and his team are passionate about showing that you can still have a fun life while staying clean and sober.

Recovery Radio is an information-packed radio program answering all your questions about addiction. A great resource for loved ones seeking information.

Clean & Sober Radio has guests each month to discuss the affects addiction has on families, friends, and society. It’s great for families seeking information.

Podcasts for Challenging Emotions

Quitting drugs or drinking is hard. And those early days, they’re the hardest. Luckily, there’s an endless array of tools to turn to when times get tough. One of those tools? Podcasts.

In Meditation Minis, hypnotherapist Chel Hamilton walks you through meditations in 15 minutes or less. Meditation is a great way to get through a craving!

In The Shair Podcast, Omar Pinto’s gratitude for and excitement about recovery is contagious. If you need a pick-me-up, this is the podcast to help you out.

Dopey is NOT a recovery podcast, but a podcast full of war stories. If you like dark humor, you might enjoy Dopey’s walk down the insane memory lane of drug use.

Getting sleep can be a challenge in recovery! But don’t worry! Let Sleep With Me lull you to sleep with Drew’s strangely hypnotic, rambling bedtime stories.

More recovery podcasts

The number of addiction recovery podcast resources seems to be endless! Here are some other great podcasts to check out:

  • Addicted – A candid, vulnerable conversation about addiction.

  • Addiction Unlimited – Short episodes of step-by-step action plans on how to live sober and happy.

  • Busy Living Sober – An opportunity to listen, learn, and live a fun, sober lifestyle without shame!

  • Don’t Die Wisconsin – Focusing on the Heroin and Opioid epidemic facing Wisconsin and the country.

  • Freedom from Addiction – About the disease of addiction in its diverse behavioral forms and how to cure it.

  • Friends In Recovery – Addiction Recovery Podcast – Fighting back against the stigma of addiction & recovery.

  • A Shot of Hope: Stories of Addiction, Recovery, and Grace – Sharing recovery stories from around the campus of Helping Up Mission in Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Let’s Talk Addiction and Recovery – Addiction trends, topics, and challenges, as well as research, practices, and advances that point the most promising way forward.

  • Little Miss Addict – Comedic interviews with recovering addicts of all types, as well as life tips from people who are historically bad at life.

  • Live Rehab Addiction Radio – Each episode contains stories and information specially tailored for anyone who wants to get sober, but can’t go to a treatment center.

  • Love over Addiction – Encouragement, hope, and some fun (because recovery doesn’t need to be depressing) for those with addicted loved ones.

  • Phoenix Rising Podcast – Has a mission to facilitate treatment and raise awareness while supporting Winston Salem’s Drug Treatment Court.
  • Recovery Elevator – Seeking a better life without alcohol through support and accountability, while shredding the shame and stigma.

  • Recovery Happy Hour – Sober people from all over the globe show you that your life won’t end when you quit drinking.

  • Recovery Unscripted – Firsthand stories and exclusive insights from the front lines of addiction treatment, mental health care, and the opioid crisis.

  • Refuge Recovery – The Refuge Recovery program has adapted the core teachings of the Buddha as a treatment of addiction.

  • Renting Sobriety – Recovering addicts just talking about recovery. And life. And recovery life.

  • Since Right Now – Irreverent podcast that calls itself “The Podcast Your Sponsor Warned You About™”

  • Sober as $#@! Podcast – Recovery from alcohol, drugs, eating, and life.

  • SoberSoul Recovery – Counselor and coach Lynn offers wisdom, tools, guidance, and inspiration for seekers of holistic mental wellness.

  • Stories of Recovery/Alcoholism – Firsthand accounts of addiction and recovery from former clients of MARR’s rehab facility, who are now in recovery.

  • The Addictionary – A female-lead unconventional podcast about addiction, mental health, holistic healing, plant medicines, spirituality, and more!

  • 1000 Days Sober Podcast – Raising awareness about alcohol and addiction to create a more empowering worldview

  • The Betrayed, The Addicted, The Expert – 3 different perspectives on relationships, recovery, betrayal, and addiction leaving you with hope for change.

  • The Mental Illness Happy Hour – Comedians, artists, friends, and the occasional doctor explore mental illness, trauma, addiction, and negative thinking.

  • The No Sugarcoating Podcast – Advice on emotional eating, food addiction, body acceptance & more.

  • The ODAAT Chat – A podcast about recovery from alcoholism, drug addiction, sobriety and the journey of recovery, community and healing.

  • The One You Feed – Open-minded discussions of habits, meditation, wisdom, depression, anxiety, happiness, psychology, philosophy, and motivation.

  • The Rich Roll Podcast – Rich discusses all things wellness with some of the brightest minds in health, art, entertainment, entrepreneurship & spirituality.

  • Your Road to Personal Addiction Recovery – Naturopath Dr. William Nelson and his guests address the challenges and triumphs of fighting the opioid epidemic.

Courtney Todd is the digital marketing coordinator at Workit Health. She has a  passion for raising awareness in the addiction treatment, recovery, and public health space.

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