Watch: Ryan Cassata on Living Sober and the Power of Music

by Matthew Wexler

EDGE Media Network Contributor

Thursday August 5, 2021

Ryan Cassata
Ryan Cassata  (Source:Asher Phoenix)

Watch award-winning singer-songwriter, actor, performer, published writer, LGBTQ+ activist and motivational speaker Ryan Cassata share the story of his journey toward sobriety in an intimate conversation with EDGE editor Matthew Wexler.

Joining in conversation, Recovery Unplugged's Betsi Kreshover offers insights about the critical need for LGBTQ+ inclusivity and proper training in the drug and alcohol treatment industry and how Recovery Unplugged harnesses the power of music in its treatment programs.

Are you or someone you love struggling with drugs or alcohol? Recovery Unplugged offers LGBTQ-welcoming substance abuse treatment.

Visit or call 855-909-8818.

Matthew Wexler is EDGE's Senior Editor, Features & Branded Content. More of his writing can be found at Follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @wexlerwrites.

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