Everything I Need

This week on Talksicology, Jason sits down with renowned singer-songwriter Melissa Ferrick. Melissa openly shares her journey towards sobriety at age 26 and the challenges and triumphs she faced along the way, including grappling with her mental health and reaching a critical turning point that prompted her to commit to a life without alcohol.

Join us as we dive into the world of music, exploring everything from the rebellious spirit of punk rock to the trailblazing artists shaping the industry. Melissa guides us through her tour experiences alongside Morrissey while also shedding light on the hurdles that come with staying sober while navigating the bar scene night after night on the road.

Beyond the spotlight, Melissa reflects on the quieter moments of life on tour, touching on themes of loneliness and isolation. These days, Melissa finds joy and fulfillment as a teacher and mentor to aspiring musicians in the industry.

This episode of Talksicology is proudly brought to you by Recovery Unplugged. For those in need of support, please call 855-206-6172 or visit recoveryunplugged.com.