Helpful Youtube channels for Addiction or Recovery

Please find below some Youtube Channels that Holistic Interventionist recommends using to help with your recovery. You don't have to try them all - just have a look and see what takes your fancy. 

With just over 12k followers on Youtube, Leon’s content is jam-packed with great facts and morale-boosting motivations to keep you on track for a sober life.

 

One video we loved in particular is ‘’Quite drinking Alcohol: 10 reasons I stopped’' as it talks through the POSITIVE changes that start to happen as a result of sobriety such as:

 

1. Removing short term gratification

2. Develop true confidence

3. You will feel more present

 

Check out Sober Leon’s Youtube channel in the comments section below and let us know what you think!

Click here to find out more.

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Ted Talks youtube channel is brimming with hundreds of short or long videos on a variety of topics, here are three videos Team Holitistic Intervionalist found to be very beneficial when going through recovery: 

  1. ‘’Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong’’ A 15 minute Ted Talk by Johan Hari which talks about addiction.

 

  1. ‘’Sobriety Rocks- Who Knew!’’ 10 minutes with Janey lee Grace, an amazon number 1 best selling author.
     

  2. ‘’Overcoming your own worst enemy...you’’ Kent Grosswiler, a recovering drug addict and alcoholic shares his inspiring story. 

Click here to find out more.

Sober Nation is a channel purely focused on building a recovery community. 

 

They understand the needs and requirements of consistent support for people who are struggling with addiction from drug or alcohol abuse. 

With the aim to help others see how amazing the world is being sober they have some heartfelt stories on people willing to share their journey - see the latest 3 here: 

 

Dawns Story

 

Shannon's Story 

 

Pauly's Story
 

Click here to find out more.

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Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

 

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions.

Another benefit is due to them being a larger charity most of their videos are in both English and Spanish - and all of them can be subtitled in any language. 

Young & Sober in A.A.: From Drinking to Recovery

On the Beach

Alcoholics Anonymous - What Enabled Me 

Click here to find out more.

Everyone has different ways of going through their recovery. Sometimes you just did need a good laugh from someone who's has gone through what your experiencing. 

Recovery Comedy keeps a library of the finest recovery comedians with the goal being to provide comedians to any 12 Step recovery-related event. 

See some of their most popular below: 

Signs You May Have Relapsed

Inappropriate Things to Say at a Meeting 

He Only Tried Heroin Once

Click here to find out more.

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Want short helpful videos on all things recovery & addiction? 

Amy's got you covered - some highlights being: 

3 things that can Derail an Intervention 

What is a Recovery Navigator?

Book Recommendations

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This list will be updated and amended periodically to make sure it has relevant information. 
 
If you've found any of these Youtube Channels helpful or have one not currently on this list that you would like us to check out, please do contact us on the email link below. 

"You never know what will resonate with you or your loved one to foster healing and recovery, but doing nothing, trying nothing, will result in ongoing nothing. Have a listen to something new today, could very well shift your perspective"- Amy