There is a stigma which many assign to drug addicts, even long after they have overcome their addiction. Tony discusses how his first time smoking marijuana led to his eventual drug addiction, homelessness, prison, and finally redemption. Tony Hoffman is the Founder and Director… Read More »The Stigma of Addiction
Hear former professional basketball player and motivational speaker Chris Herren speaking about his recovery from drug addiction. Since August of 2008, Herren has been drug-free and alcohol-free, and has refocused his life to put his sobriety and family above all other things. In 2011,… Read More »Chris Herren on his Addiction Recovery
Tara Conner, Miss USA 2006, shares her life-long struggle with addiction and what she has learned from 10 years of sobriety. Addicts are not bad people that need to get good, but sick people that need to get well. In this challenging and at… Read More »Recover Out Loud- Tara Conner Success Story
Keep Calm and Carry On! De-Escalating Ourselves and those we serve! This training, although powerful as a stand-alone, is better as a Part 2 to Becoming Trauma Informed. This class helps us create trauma responsive and crisis related strategies. Understanding the story behind the escalation… Read More »De-escalating ourselves and those we serve
Self-worth is what you think and believe about yourself. You express your self-worth by the way you treat yourself. People with high self-worth feel good about themselves. They value their own opinions and ideas. Their behavior in appearance reflects the positive view they have of… Read More »What is Self Worth?