Addiction Recovery
By BrightView
Published: August 8, 2023
Updated: September 19, 2023

Living with an alcohol use disorder (AUD) can be challenging and isolating. It often feels daunting to take the first step towards quitting drinking and starting recovery. However, a community of online creators are bringing hope to those who are struggling by sharing their stories and more.


What is #SoberTok?

SoberTok is a community of individuals in recovery on TikTok who share their stories and demonstrate the benefits of becoming sober. Some of these creators are recovering from alcohol addiction. This means they are involved in a process of sustained abstinence from alcohol coupled with efforts to address the underlying issues that led to addiction.  Others are “sober curious,” which means they choose sobriety to test out the lifestyle benefits.

All of the content is meant to shine a light on sobriety and show that recovery is possible. Here are five different content creators from the SoberTok movement that you should consider following.



Pej is an alcohol and drug interventionist who is also 13.5 years sober from substance and alcohol addiction.

On his Tiktok profile, he answers all possible questions about addiction, withdrawal, different types of drugs, 12-step programs, helping loved ones, ending stigma, starting recovery, and more.




Abi Feltham uses TikTok to share her experience with addiction and recovery. In her videos, she shares her personal progress since becoming sober, her struggles in recovery, her healthy daily routines, mental health, and humorous content about sobriety.

This creator doesn’t beat around the bush and shows viewers how recovery improved her life overall.


Evan Cassidy admits that the road to recovery was bumpy and took many attempts in the beginning.

However, he shows his followers that recovery is possible and can open a world of new opportunities, such as making connections with new people and traveling the world with a clear mind.

His content aims to help and inspire others to take the first step towards recovery. Cassidy has been in recovery for 3 years.


Starting in the summer of 2020, Audra made the choice to seek treatment and become alcohol-free.

Using TikTok, she shares her personal ups and downs while in recovery, including relapsing and being tempted to drink.

However, she offers followers advice on how to beat those temptations and explains why returning to drinking is not a good idea, even if you start to feel better after quitting.



This content creator became part of the “sober curious” movement in January 2022 with the intent of living a healthier lifestyle. Grainger admits that she has not completely quit drinking, but she has worked hard to be more mindful of how she drinks.

She posts about how decreasing her drinking and substance use has improved her overall health and wellness. Other videos of hers include mocktail ideas and self-care tips.

This creator may not be for everyone, as she still drinks occasionally, but her content still shows how an alcohol-free life can be beneficial.


Consider living a sober lifestyle

Whether struggling with AUD or wanting to improve overall health, choosing to quit alcohol may be a beneficial choice. Taking that first step is often difficult, but it can lead to a happier, healthier life. Here are some signs that quitting alcohol may be the best option:

  • Often drinking more than intended
  • Craving alcohol and feeling poorly without it
  • Wanting to drink less, but being unable to
  • Alcohol begins to take priority over other, more important, things
  • Negative impact on work and personal life
  • Continuing to drink despite problems it creates
  • Drinking to cope with life problems and stress
  • Loss of interest in activities you previously enjoyed


Begin the road to recovery with BrightView

When the time feels right, consider starting recovery from alcohol addiction at BrightView. We tailor treatment to each patient’s specific needs and care for the person as a whole. BrightView offers services including medication for addiction treatment (MAT), individual counseling, group therapy, case management, and peer support. Our compassionate team is here to help when you feel ready to take the first step. Reach out to us today at 833.510.4357 or schedule an appointment online to feel better today!

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