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Recovery News: CDC Director Robert Redfield

Robert R. Redfield, MD, is the 18th Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. He has been a public health leader actively engaged in...

Addicted Doctor – 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...

“No Kidding? Me Too!” – Joe Pantoliano

Famous for his inexhaustible energy and loved by all who know his work, Joe Pantoliano is an acclaimed actor, producer and best-selling author.  “Joey Pants,” as he is affectionately known,  is revered and honored for...

Brian Cuban – The Addicted Lawyer

Brian Cuban, the younger brother of Dallas Mavericks owner and entrepreneur Mark Cuban, is a Dallas-based attorney, author and addiction recovery advocate.  He is a graduate of Penn State University and The University of...

James Wahlberg – The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation

Jim Wahlberg is Executive Director of the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation. In addition to his work at the Foundation, Jim has also produced a number of films centered around the issue of substance use disorder. His company Wahl St...

Patrick J. Kennedy – The Kennedy Forum

After the death of his father, Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy in 2011, Patrick J. Kennedy left Congress to devote his career to mental health advocacy and enforcement of the Federal Parity Law, pursue a healthier lifestyle, and...

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams

The path that Dr. Jerome Adams took to the office of U.S. Surgeon General begins in this southern Maryland town, where crab restaurants dot the rural landscape, where signs warn drivers to watch out for Amish horse-drawn buggies...

Carolyn Costin – Eating Disorder Coaching

In her early twenties, Carolyn recovered from anorexia nervosa, earned two masters degrees, became a teacher and began her career as a psychotherapist. A passionate and dedicated educator Carolyn taught high school and community...

Joani The Interventionist – Joani Gammill

Joani Gammill, a nationally acclaimed drug and alcohol intervention facilitator who has appeared on Dr. Oz and Dr. Phil, to provide free intervention services for families and individuals suffering from substance use disorder...