On your journey of sobriety, you are walking down a new path. You're dancing to a new tune. Let this curated list of the best addiction recovery songs inspire you during your continuum of care.
For loneliness: "Everybody Hurts" by R.E.M.
The 1992 Billboard hit was said to have been an anti-suicide ballad. Those rumors were confirmed when the Nevada legislature commended R.E.M. for "encouraging the prevention of teen suicides in one of its songs". The lyrics put words to
Often when people think of addiction recovery, they think of 12-step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous. These organizations have long histories of helping members with addiction, but they're not right for everyone. Fortunately, there are several different options for support beyond AA or NA that may be a better fit.
The following groups are focused on abstinence as the goal and use evidence-based methods for achieving sobriety:
Women for Sobriety