Sober Podcast

Sober Podcast

Sober Podcast, is an extension of the Sober Network. We are a forward-thinking company at the forefront of behavioral healthcare and technology. Through our addiction podcast, we discuss the inspiring journeys of those affected by addiction. These fortunate souls are taking a path towards self-awareness, growth for self, family, and community. Our mission, by bringing you this sobriety podcast provides a message of hope and direction for our listeners. If you are seeking to contribute. Visit for detailed information.


September 23, 2023 22 mins

In this episode of the Sober Podcast, we welcome Jason LaChance. Jason is the host and producer of the Knockin' Doorz Down & Don't Hide The Scars podcast, a public speaker, and advocate.

With a family history of addiction, the patterns were set early so that Jason too would fall prey to addiction. Jason has a 20-year background in radio broadcasting, programming, and management, but says there was still something missi...

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In this episode of the Sober Podcast, we hear from Christina Ouyang, who embarked on her sobriety journey on January 14, 2020. At just 8 months into her sobriety, tragedy struck when her fiancé, the person who had encouraged her to seek treatment, succumbed to an overdose.  

This heartbreaking loss caused Christina to find strength and solace in her involvement with a 12-step program. She learned the power of taking one day at a tim...

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September 9, 2023 42 mins

Clancy Martin joins host Jamie Brickhouse as our Soberlebrity guest. He is a philosopher, a novelist, and a recovering alcoholic with a journey that's nothing short of extraordinary. With his most recent publication being his memoir entitled ‘How Not to Kill Yourself’. 

Clancy's battle with addiction was a relentless one. He struggled with alcoholism for years, and it wasn't until January 1, 2009 that he took the cour...

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September 2, 2023 24 mins

Sober Podcast is releasing  a trigger warning for those who may be affected by self-harm or suicidal ideations. Our Soberlebrity guest today is Alison Woods. Alison joins us for our first interview in the month of September in honor of National Suicide Prevention Month. A 33-year old who survived the horrendous event of trying to take her own life. She’s here to share her incredible journey of going from hopeless to hopeful. She sh...

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August 26, 2023 24 mins

Our Soberlebrity guest today on Sober Podcast is Marine Veteran John Schrey who joins our host, Jamie Brickhouse to discuss how experience of being in the military can be both rewarding and traumatic. For John, his time in Afghanistan left him with PTSD, which led to drug abuse and homelessness upon his release from service. Through his training, he was taught to block out human emotion and focus on the mission, he found himself la...

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August 19, 2023 37 mins

Our SOBERLEBRITY guest on Sober Podcast is Maia Szalavitz. She’s a neuroscience journalist, and has authored several books including: New York Times bestseller, Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction, Help at Any Cost: How the Troubled Teen Industry Cons Parents and Hurts Kids, and her most recent publication - Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction.

With over 35 yea...

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August 12, 2023 27 mins

Robin Bady is a narrative artist who works nationally and internationally, developing performances and educational projects for adults and children. She performs at spoken word venues, Fringe Festivals, theaters, and storytelling festivals as a solo artist; she also performs and records with the RagTag Band. 

With over 35 years of sobriety, Robin shares with host Jamie Brickhouse in detail her experience with learning how to be an a...

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Caitlin Avery, award winning author joins us for her 2nd time on Sober Podcast to discuss in detail on how she was able to heal from past sexual trauma while in recovery. She's the author of the award-winning adventure/thriller, The Last Cruz, its up-and-coming sequel, Grief and Grace, and her latest contemporary fiction, Life of Cyn. Her first book, a coming-of-age memoir, is called Lightning in my Wires. 

At 17 years old whil...

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July 29, 2023 34 mins

Join us in for the FIRST guided meditation on Sober Podcast! Brian Hyman, RYT, is an accomplished and certified yoga therapist with more than 13 years of personal recovery from addiction, and over 11 years of professional experience facilitating thousands of yoga classes, meditation sessions, and process groups at a prominent treatment center for addiction recovery in Southern California.  

Brian started seeking more at 14 months so...

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Today’s Soberlebrity guest John Freyer joins host, Jamie Brickhouse for an enlightening conversation on using art as a tool to give back in sobriety. John is an associate professor of Cross Disciplinary Media in the Department of Photography + Film with over 10 years of continuous sobriety! 

As the creator of many social art works such as Free Hot Coffee, Free Ice Water, Free Narcan Bike, & Free Hot Supper; John has incorporated...

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Our Soberlebrity guest today is Ian Blessing who is the Co-Founder of All The Bitter: An alcohol free line of bitters. Ian joins host Jamie Brickhouse to discuss his own sobriety, his experience in the restaurant industry, and his alcohol-free bitters. If you love nonalcoholic drink options, you won’t want to miss out on this interview! 

Ian has a long history of working in the restaurant industry of 15 years, where drinking is soci...

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July 8, 2023 20 mins

Our Soberlebrity - Stephanie Rawlings joins Jamie Brickhouse to share her experience growing up with an alcoholic mother. She shares some of her mother’s erratic behavior throughout her childhood such as the abuse she suffered, watching her mother go through DTs, and much more. 

After watching her mother and other family members struggle with alcoholism, Stephanie’s perception of alcohol was changed drastically. She is mindful of th...

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July 1, 2023 23 mins

Our Soberlebrity guest today is Mei McIntosh the creator and founder of ‘The Creative Sober’. An online platform for artists in recovery to come together and connect. Sober Podcast welcomes Mei on the show for this enlightening interview with host, Jamie Brickhouse. 

After staying sober for almost five years, Mei relapsed due to declining mental health, losing her best friend in a sudden car accident, and experiencing two car accide...

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Our Soberlebrity Laura Solomon joins Jamie Brickhouse on Sober Podcast to discuss the correlation between trauma and addiction. She is an intake coordinator for Advanced Rapid Detox and Trauma Specialist. If you struggle with trauma like many addicts, this is an interview you won’t want to miss!

Laura discusses the correlation of trauma with addiction specifically and how there are no little T’s or small t’s when it comes to trauma....

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June 17, 2023 21 mins

Our Soberlebrity guest on Sober Podcast is Colleen Hopkins from sunny South Florida. She is a wife, mom, and avid yogi. With over 6 months sober, Colleen has been able to see the impact her drinking had on her children and the change her sobriety has made within her family. 

Being a sober mom has given her the opportunity to be more patient and present within her kids’ lives. Since Colleen got sober, her husband has too, and they ha...

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June 10, 2023 21 mins

Seija Nelson is our Soberlebrity guest on Sober Podcast joining host Jamie Brickhouse out of Denver, Colorado to share her experience with fitness in sobriety. She is on the board of Valor Rising which is a non-profit supporting those in recovery through fitness. 

With over 8 years sober, Seija has learned that having a routine and putting herself first, have been her biggest drives in fitness and sobriety. Through staying connected...

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Evelyn Chesser joins us from Woodstock, VA. She is a 29-year-old mechanic who is here to recover out loud and share her experience with the drug Xylazine (Tranq) after being an IV heroin user for 12 years of her life. 

After coming close to dying from sepsis along with losing both of her legs due to severe necrosis, Evelyn is here alive and well to show others ‘we do recover! Hear the pain of her battle with opioids and the pain she...

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In honor of all the Veterans lost, JR Weaver joins Jamie Brickhouse on Sober Podcast for Memorial Day weekend! JR is an Army Veteran, CEO & Founder of Recovery Revolution, and the Community Affairs Officer at Costa Rica Recovery.  

After leaving active duty from the Army to enroll in college, JR was left with the feeling of losing purpose, identity, and his support system. Feeling hollow and unsure of how to handle it, he turned...

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Shelby Christianson is a 37-year-old mom, wife, teacher, and adoptee. Being newly sober, Shelby started realizing how much being adopted contributed to her entire life & history of alcohol abuse. Growing up in a home where addiction and abuse were present from her adoptive father, she can see the effects of both nature and nurture. After meeting her biological family in 2021 she became aware of certain features that were most c...

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Steph Prangley is a nutritional therapy practitioner and sober coach. After developing an eating disorder while playing college volleyball, Steph suffered multiple injuries and was always sick. 

Switching disordered eating for disordered drinking, her life started getting unmanageable during the pandemic with drinking. 

Now with almost 1 year sober, Steph focuses on helping women with hormonal issues balance their bodies and women in...

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