Podcasts, or online radio shows usually posted weekly or monthly, provide a simple and often mobile way to listen to experts discuss topics of interest. There’s a thriving online community of recovery-themed podcasts for those who have been affected by addiction in some way throughout their lives.
All of these podcasts touch on the same subjects – addiction, relapse, and the valuable lessons that can be learned on the journey to recovery. However, each podcast presents its message in a unique way, whether it’s through celebrity guests or personal anecdotes.
Several of these podcasts have also fostered online communities where people can share their recovery stories and find inspiration, advice, and hope.
Read on to learn more about five must-listen recovery podcasts!
That Sober Guy
Host Shane, a recovering alcoholic, interviews a mix of celebrity guests and everyday people who have experienced addiction or felt the impact of drug and/or alcohol use. He focuses on living a positive, healthy, and sober lifestyle, and uses his podcast as a platform for sharing inspiration for others who want to live the same way.
RecoveryPeople, a Texas-based state network, connects people in recovery from substance use issues to their peers and allies across agencies, communities, and fellowships. Their podcast series is produced by people in recovery and was first broadcast in 2012. It covers a wide range of recovery-based topics for a variety of populations.
The Bubble Hour
The Bubble Hour is co-hosted by four sober women and presents stories, interviews, and conversations designed to give listeners a sense of community and break down the stigmas associated with alcoholism and addiction. Their ultimate mission is to inform and educate, while encouraging people to seek help without feeling isolated or ashamed.
AfterPartyPod is a weekly podcast associated with AfterParty Magazine. This weekly podcast highlights a wide variety of figures in the entertainment industry – musicians, actors, comedians, and writers – who have experience with addiction, sobriety, recovery, and mental illness. Notable past guests include Dr. Drew and Moby.
Recovery Radio, a Rehab After Work radio show sponsored by Pyramid Healthcare, broadcasts live every Saturday but is also available for download online, so it can be listened to like a podcast. In fact, Recovery Radio is one of the station’s most downloaded radio programs. This weekly podcast focuses on addiction, treatment, and recovery, and features a rotating panel of addiction and mental health experts with a variety of specialties.
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