5 Amazing Podcasts About Addiction Recovery

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The Recovery Elevator

Paul Churchill’s podcast, The Recovery Elevator, is his unique way of holding himself accountable during his journey to recovery. Paul, an ex-closeted alcoholic, chronicles his recovery to help himself just as much as others. The show features guests that share their experiences and give listeners tips on how to overcome addiction. 

The Sober Therapist

The content of the Sober Therapist podcast accurately reflects its title: a podcast hosted by the clinical counselor, author, and recovering Addict, Lynn Matti. The show covers a wide range of subject matter, including addiction, stress, holistic wellness, evidence-based therapeutic methods, unhealthy behaviors, and more. Matti also shares her personal experiences with mental health and substance use disorders. 

Armchair Expert

Actor and comedian Dax Shepard celebrates the messiness of being human in his hit podcast, Armchair Expert. The funnyman gives listeners a hilarious yet candid look at the beautiful chaos that is adulthood. The show features a variety of guests and covers a wide range of topics, including addiction. After 16 years of sobriety, Shepard relapsed. Rather than choose to live in shame and secrecy, he used his podcast to share his story and inspire others.   

That Sober Guy

That Sober Guy is the brainchild of Shane Ramer, a California-based producer that battled drug and alcohol addiction for 17 years before finally getting sober in 2013. Ramer started a podcast the following year to share his story and give others a platform to share theirs as well. That Sober Guy is rated one of the top podcasts about addiction and recovery.  

Self-Made & Sober 

Andrew Lassise is a business coach and entrepreneur. He started the Self-Made & Sober podcast for people who have embraced creativity throughout their recovery process. Lassise himself views the podcast as a way to maintain sobriety while achieving personal, professional, and spiritual goals. The show also features guests that have become successful since getting sober.  

Podcasts have become a popular way for people battling an addiction to share their stories and hold themselves accountable. Addiction podcasts not only inform and educate listeners, but they serve as a reminder that no one battling drug and alcohol addiction is alone. Valiant Living is an outpatient, all-male facility that offers treatment for substance abuse and mental health disorders. Getting sober can be difficult, but it is possible. To learn more about our services and how they can help you or someone you love, contact Valiant Living at (303) 952-5035.