Above: Recently I participated in a panel of local treatment providers and difference makers- presenting to a multitude of interested parties at the Valparaiso, Indiana Police Dept.
#1StudentNWI: Unexpected Inspiration, Senior Celebrations, and a Teacher’s Success
NWIBRT/BCRC Liaison Meeting
My Judge Sentenced Me To Recovery, Not Jail
Speaker Herb Stepherson shares his story with Duneland students
Purdue Northwest Assembly for Counseling & Drug Education – 2017
Above: Herb speaks to a packed Gymnasium at LaPorte High School on the dangers, risks, and reality of drug addiction. Herb explains that when he smoked his first cigarette, chasing acceptance and fitting in that he had no idea the hell he was in for. As harder and more dangerous street drugs soon followed and he would be fighting for his life.
Above: Herb delivers his message to Chesterton High School. The students were so loved by his talk, honesty, and delivery that they gave him a standing ovation at closing and he has been asked to come back every year to speak with new students.
Here is a community forum I participated in at Liberty Bible Church
Here is a video intro and Testimony I gave at Grace Point church in Valparaiso.
Here is my TedX talk which I did at Valparaiso University. Forgive me if it is not my best talk to date, I have never done really well with scripted talks and memorization
Herb Stepherson is a Nationally Certified Peer & Family Recovery Coach
Above: Herb had the honor and pleasure to deliver the closing Key Note speech at the 2019 Indiana CASA/GAL State conference in French Lick, Indiana. The conference was attended by 800 CASA Volunteers and state reps. And a line was formed out the door of the enormous Hoosier Ballroom to purchase his book, which sold out in just under half an hour!
Herb Stepherson, NCFRC
Addiction Treatment Group/ Intervention365
Author: Junkbox Diaries
#JunkboxDiaries #Recovery #Hope #Freedom
“If you want to truly help someone, the most important thing you can do is listen to them.”