Carol McDaid

Carol McDaid is a strong advocate for those who suffer from Substance Use Disorder. Carol diligently works lobbies to congress to change policy concerning addiction and treatment. She is the co-founder of a recovery community organization called the McShin Foundation. Check out an awesome solution she outlines in this talk concerning the pharmaceutical companies.

Honesty Liller

Honesty Liller is a woman in long-term recovery from a Substance Use Disorder since May 27, 2007. She is the Chief Executive Officer of The McShin Foundation, a non-profit peer-to-peer Recovery Community Organization (RCO), that serves individuals and families with Substance Use Disorders. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations of McShin as well as community and advocacy events. 

Judge Jodi Debbrecht Switalski

As a former Metro Detroit felony prosecutor with a perfect trial record involving mostly violent crimes, Judge Jodi has witnessed first-hand, the devastating effects surrounding interpersonal violence, substance abuse and dependency within our families, our children and our communities.   out this great video

Laurie Dhue

Laurie Walker Dhue (born February 10, 1969) is an American television journalist. Until April 2015, Dhue hosted episodes of TheBlaze's investigative journalism news magazine For the Record, and presented highlights of evening news on TV. Previously she was a Fox News Channel anchor from 2000–08, reporting for the television show Geraldo at Large and the host of Fox Report Weekend.

Joe Schrank

Joe Schrank is the Founder and Program Director of High Sobriety.  He founded High Sobriety in 2017 as a response to the minimal choices for people who reject the idea that total abstinence in AA is the only valid path to recovery. Joe has had a long career in helping people find their recovery. 

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Ryan Hampton

Ryan Hampton serves as an outreach lead and recovery advocate at Facing Addiction, a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to ending the addiction crisis in America. Prior to that, he worked with multiple non-profits across the country and served in a staff capacity for various political campaigns. In 2016, Hampton publicly disclosed his decade-old struggle with heroin and prescription medications, along with his journey in recovery, in an effort to advocate for reform on a national pub

Greg Williams

Greg is a person in long-term recovery from addiction, and the award winning documentary filmmaker of The Anonymous People and Generation Found. Greg has a Masters degree in addiction public policy from New York University, and over a decade of experience working with non-profits and government agencies on addiction. Greg served as the Campaign Director and one of the executive producers of the historic UNITE to Face Addiction rally on the National Mall on October 4, 2015 (B.A. Quinnipiac Univer

Randy Fisher

Randy Fisher is the executive director of the Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council, Inc. (HHSYC), founded in July of 2001. The organization is the #1 not for profit, social service Hip-Hop organization in the world with a host of programs funded by the NYC Council and the Nassau County Community Development Agency, including the Art A Catalyst for Change anti-gun violence initiative.

Nora Milligan

Nora Milligan is a woman in long term recovery and the loving parent of a young man in recovery.

She is a critical care RN and has completed CCAR recovery coach training. She is the President of A2R Addiction to Recovery Magazine and  is a member of Families in Support of Treatment (F.I.S.T.) and Long Island Recovery Association ( LIRA). 

Richard Buckman

Richard is in long term recovery for 29 years and is Chairman of the Board of Directors at Faces and Voices of Recovery. He is a founding member of the Long Island Recovery Association (LIRA) established in 2000 to advocate for the rights and needs of individuals in recovery and their family members. 

Tom Coderre

Well known in the addiction recovery community, Tom Coderre has been in long-term recovery since 2003. In his current role as senior advisor to Altarum's Behavioral Health Technical Assistance Center, he oversees the work of the Center to ensure best practice approaches for recovery, and supports the behavioral health technical assistance team with its work in substance use disorder recovery and mental health programs and services.

Matt Butler

Singer/Songwriter Matt Butler is the founder of the Just One Foundation.  It is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that brings music with the message of recovery to communities most in need. Performances have been brought to treatment facilities, community centers, schools, public demonstrations, as well as jails and prisons.