9 Best Sobriety Podcasts to Boost Your Recovery Journey

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If you’re in the process of cutting back or quitting drinking, podcasts about sobriety can be an incredible resource. There are so many to choose from, and almost all of them offer empowering stories and insight that can help you along your journey.

Below, discover nine of the best sobriety podcasts in 2022, including a bit about their hosts and what they’re all about.

1. Sober Powered

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Sober Powered is a podcast created and hosted by Gill Tietz, a biochemist who got sober in 2019 after noticing that alcohol was taking a toll on her mental health.1 On the show, she dives into the neuroscience of alcohol addiction, why it makes you feel bad, and helpful tips for sobriety.

Listen to Sober Powered on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

2. Sober Curious

Sober Curious, a sobriety podcast hosted by Ruby Warrington, is a place for guests to share their stories about substance use and recovery. The podcast has gained a 4.8-star review on Apple, with many listeners raving about Ruby’s unique and balanced perspective on alcohol use.

Sober Curious is a useful resource for anyone, whether you’re completely sober or are experimenting with what it means to drink less.

Listen to Sober Curious on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

3. How I Quit Alcohol 

How I Quit Alcohol is a sobriety podcast hosted by trauma-informed sober coach Danni Carr. In January of 2017, Danni and her husband decided to quit alcohol after years of partying and binge drinking—and it changed their lives for the better. In each episode, Danni sits down with guests to discuss topics like self-compassion, health, and mindset shifts that help with recovery.

Listen to How I Quit Alcohol on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

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4. The Way Out 

The Way Out is a weekly recovery podcast that offers insight from guests who have firsthand experience in the world of addiction. And aside from their stories, listeners often rave about the knowledge and humor that hosts Charlie and Jason bring to every episode.

This is an excellent podcast if you’re interested in discussions on self-care, taking it one day at a time, and general tips for staying strong in recovery.

Listen to The Way Out on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

5. Recovery Happy Hour

Recovery Happy Hour is a podcast hosted by Tricia Lewis, a woman in recovery who showed the world how life can improve after quitting drinking. On the podcast, she interviews people in recovery who have uplifting stories to share.

Her conversations with guests show that life doesn’t get boring when you quit alcohol. Instead, their stories show that sobriety can make life even more exciting and fulfilling.

This podcast ended in July of 2021, but hundreds of episodes are still up and available to tune into.

Listen to Recovery Happy Hour on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

6. The Bubble Hour

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The Bubble Hour is a podcast hosted by Jean McCarthy, an author and blogger well-known for her work in the recovery space. It offers hundreds of episodes with stories from those in sobriety and the lessons they’ve learned along the way.

Listen to The Bubble Hour on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

7. Sober Pod

Started in 2018, Sober Pod is a recovery podcast hosted by a group of friends named Sam, Devin, and Chris. They’re self-proclaimed to be a little unconventional, and they started the podcast because they believe in helping others in recovery. Because of their demeanor, viewers have said that listening to Sober Pod feels similar to hanging out with a friend.

The podcast offers invaluable insight on holding yourself accountable, turning pain into purpose, and other tips for sobriety.

Listen to Sober Pod on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

8. Sober Awkward

Sober Awkward is one of the best sobriety podcasts out there, hosted by influencer Victoria Vanstone and her friend Lucy Good. In each episode, they openly talk about navigating the awkward moments in sobriety, like sober dating and dealing with the holidays.

Listen to Sober Awkward on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

9. Take a Break from Drinking

Take a Break from Drinking is a podcast hosted by life coach Rachel Hart. On the show, she talks about the many aspects of sobriety and moderation, from dealing with doubt to the art of habit change.

With over 2,400 reviews and a 4.9-star rating, this podcast is sure to be a great listen for anyone in recovery.

Listen to Take a Break from Drinking on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

More Resources for Recovery

Podcasts about sobriety can be a powerful source of inspiration, hope, and knowledge on your recovery journey. But if you’ve been struggling with alcohol use and could use more support, programs like Ria Health can help.

Ria Health is a 100 percent online program that can help you improve your relationship with alcohol, whether you want to cut back or get sober entirely. When you sign up, you’ll gain access to medical professionals, recovery coaching, peer support meetings, and more.

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Written By:
Alicia Schultz
Alicia is a Minnesota-based freelancer who writes for Ria Health and various other brands in the health and wellness space. Beyond addiction and recovery, she also covers topics relating to general well-being, mindfulness, fitness, mental health, and more. When she’s not writing, you can find her relaxing with her three-legged cat, trying new workout routines, and spending time with her loved ones.
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Evan O'Donnell
Evan O’Donnell is an NYC-based content strategist with four years’ experience writing and editing in the recovery space. He has conducted research in sound, cognition, and community building, has a background in independent music marketing, and continues to work as a composer. Evan is a deep believer in fact-based, empathic communication—within business, arts, academia, or any space where words drive action or change lives.
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