Topic: Addiction / Substance Abuse / Recovery

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 5

Kristina Wandzilak and Constance Curry

Authors of "The Lost Years"

Kristina and Constance are the authors of The Lost Years; Surviving and Mothers and Daughters worst nightmare. The Lost Years is a brutally honest and gritty story of Kristina’s dramatic decent into addiction and her mother’s desperate attempt to save her.

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Keynotes: 14 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Ben Cort

Advocate for Marijuana Policy, Addiction, Prevention, and Recovery

Sober since 1996, Ben has worked with various campaigns relating to recovery and public policy. He has a deep understanding of the issues and a personal motivation to see the harmful effects of drug and alcohol abuse minimized.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Steve Ford

Actor & Son of President Gerald Ford

Steve Ford shares a broad range of inspirational stories, including how the family dealt with Betty Ford's battles with alcoholism and breast cancer, his own successful fight in overcoming alcoholism, and the Nixon Pardon.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 16 Videos: 3

Dr. Gregory Jantz

Best Selling Author, Founder of The Center • A Place of HOPE

Dr. Jantz is a best-selling author of 37 books. He is a go-to media source expert for a range of behavioral-based afflictions, as well as drug and alcohol addictions.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Patrick Kennedy

Former United States Representative, Rhode Island; Co-Founder, One Mind and Founder, Kennedy Forum

The Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy is a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and the nation’s leading political voice on mental illness, addiction, and other brain diseases.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 2 Videos: 8

Jean Kilbourne

Cultural theorist, author, filmmaker

In her fast-paced and entertaining presentations Jean Kilbourne illustrates that ads sell more than products. They sell values, images, and concepts of love and sexuality. Sometimes they sell addictions. Her topics include the image of women in advertising, the sexualization of children, and the marketing of alcohol and tobacco.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 0

Bradley Callow & Gordie Bufton

Substance abusive recovery, overcoming adversity, family relationships

Helping high-performing families to empower their children to face the evolving challenges of the digital age. With adolescent suicide rate four times higher than 1950, it's more critical than ever to empower resilient, responsible, empathetic, and grateful children that don't turn to self-destructive behaviors to cope with life.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 6 Videos: 2

Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP

Getting Grit - the Evidence Based Approach to Cultivating Passion, Perseverance and Purpose

Caroline Adams Miller is an internationally-known coach, author and speaker on the topic of grit, goal accomplishment and their connection with happiness. She is recognized as one of the world’s leaders on this research and how it can be applied to one’s life for maximum transformation and growth.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Dawn Schiller

Survivor - Author - Speaker - Advocate

Dawn Schiller is an expert survivor-leader in the anti-trafficking, domestic violence and sexual assault movements. Abused and trafficked on the streets of Hollywood in her teens by the infamous porn actor, John Holmes, Dawn survived the gruesome Wonderland Avenue murders in 1981 and ultimately turned him into the police.

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Kristina Wandzilak

Co-founder and President of Full Circle Intervention

Kristina Wandzilak, CAS, BRI-II, co-founder, has been a leader in the addictions industry since 1995. Kristina is highly respected and renowned for her compassionate and effective work.

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