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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...

Deirdre Rice-Reese of Samaritan Daytop Village

Deirdre Rice-Reese serves as Assistant Vice President of Residential Treatment for Samaritan Daytop Village, where she oversees the veteran and upstate residential treatment programs.  Ms. Rice-Reese also coordinates outreach to...

Kyle Cease

With two #1 Comedy Central specials to his credit, comedian and transformational speaker Kyle Cease is a keynote speaker, igniting audiences through his unique blend of comedy and personal evolution. He has been a guest speaker...

Elaine Pozycki

Like so many moms across the country, Elaine’s son became addicted to opioid pain pills, after they were subscribed to him to treat a sports injury.  And, like many moms across the country, Elaine had no clue her son was...

BA Austin

BA Austin is the author of Smell the Raindrops: One Young Woman’s Journey through Life, Love, and Recovery. It is her powerful fictional memoir about relationships and the challenges of being a Southern Belle baby-boomer born...

Harold Owens

In 1999, Harold Owens was hired by the MusiCares Foundation, the charity arm of The Recording Academy (the GRAMMY Organization). As senior director of the MusiCares/MAP Fund, he is responsible for the implementation of all...

Dr. Stephen Loyd

Dr. Stephen Loyd is a prominent Tennessee doctor who has dedicated his life to helping Tennesseans recover from addiction because he previously fought his own battle with prescription medication.  In 2001, at the end of his...