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Marty Boldin – Why it’s time to shed the stigma of addiction.

Marty Boldin is a person in long-term recovery, and that’s no secret. In fact, he believes that the secrecy, stigma, and shame that surround addiction and recovery carry serious consequences for individuals, families, and communities. In his candid, moving talk, Boldin explains the cost of addiction stigma, and why removing that stigma is the key to addiction remedy.

Johann Hari – Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong.

What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do — and if there might be a better way. As he shares in this deeply personal talk, his questions took him around the world, and unearthed some surprising and hopeful ways of thinking about an age-old problem.

Beth Smyls – What is a Recovery Coach and why should addicts get one?

Why should recovering addicts work with a Life Coach or Recovery Coach? If you are recovering from addiction to drugs, alcoholism, or any other difficult circumstances, Beth Burgess explains why coaching is a great choice.

William L. White – Experiencing Recovery 10 Part Series

A must for anyone recovering or working in the addiction field.