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Helaina Hovitz

Helaina Hovitz Regal is an editor, journalist, author, storyteller, social media and content strategist, and native New Yorker who has always had the unreasonable notion that she can help change the world. She’s the author...

Tony Mandarich

Tony Mandarich is a former American football offensive tackle who played in the NFL for seven seasons.  He was picked in the first round of the 1989 NFL Draft to play for the Green Bay Packers.  He would also later play for the...

Gary Mendell

Gary Mendell was a high-profile CEO of an exclusive hotel chain, overseeing an operation worth billions of dollars and yearly revenues in the hundreds of millions of dollars.  But he is also the father of an addict.  His son...

Greg Williams

Greg Williams is the millennial filmmaker who directed and produced a feature film about recovery entitled The Anonymous People. Greg’s first drink was at age 12. He and friends scored some gin from their parents’ liquor cabinet...

Rozelle White

We first introduced Rozelle F. White, Sr., on Steppin Out Radio a decade ago.  He had written 366 Days of Recovery: My First Year In Recovery, A Guide for the Recovering Person. Now, Rozelle is back to share his newest book...

John Trautwein

. @WillToLiveOrg  “At my son’s funeral, when I saw the love and support from my own “high school” friends, I realized right then what this foundation would be about. We would work hard to get the teens and young adults of our...

Leidos: Roger Krone

Leidos is a global scientific and technology company with more than 30,000 employees working actively in defense contracting, aviation, information technology and biomedical research.  But after the son of one employee died from...

Leidos: John Hindman

Growing up, Sean Hindman loved to swim, skateboard, hang out with friends and most of all, play soccer. When Sean was a teenager, he became addicted to prescription opioid painkillers, and spent the following decade in and out of...

Dr. Howard C. Samuels

Howard C. Samuels is the longtime founding director of The Hills Treatment Center in Los Angeles.  He’s also an addict himself; for 16 years his life was controlled by alcohol, drugs and even illicit sex.  Not bad for the son of...

Roy Kearse of Samaritan Daytop Village

Roy Kearse, LCSW, CASAC is Vice President of Recovery Services and Community Partnerships at Samaritan Daytop Village, where he is leading the agency’s efforts to create a recovery-oriented system of care and assist in our...