Elizabeth Edwards is a person in long-term recovery. She has actively participated in her own healing from addiction and as a result she’s been able to follow her heart as a songwriter, recording and performing artist. Many of her songs share her message of hope and healing from the devastating affects of addiction.
They say to “write what you know” and although she has written hundreds of songs over the years, it’s her songs like Clean, Surrender to Win and Power to Change, the songs about recovery that have resonated the most with people.
This is a subject that’s near and dear to her heart because she has lived it – she has abstained from alcohol in all its many forms since October 13, 1986. Addiction tends to run in families and it runs in Elizabeth’s family. She’s experienced the loss of several relatives and loved ones to the disease of addiction. The majority of people with addictions and their related problems need help in order to recover.
Elizabeth is committed to reaching out. She continues to bring awareness about Alcoholism as a disease and recovery as a solution through her music. Although addiction has no known cure, there is a solution. There is hope, healing and assistance for people who want to recover and are willing to seek and accept help. Millions of people recover from addictions and go on to lead happy and meaningful lives.
The opinions expressed here are based on Elizabeth’s “experience, strength and hope” and are offered as her personal non-professional opinion. She makes no claims of authority and does not personally represent any of the many helpful addiction recovery programs. To learn more about Elizabeth and her music visit ElizabethEMusic.com