April 11, 2012

Chris Herren partners with Drugfree.org for live Facebook chat

The Partnership at Drugfree.org is partnering with former NBA player, motivational speaker and father Chris Herren, who is in recovery, for an upcoming “Meet the Parents Hour” live Facebook chat.

The chat and live Q&A session will be Monday, April 16, at 12 p.m. EST/9a.m. PST and anyone wanting to join in just has to go The Partnership at Drugfree.org’s Facebook wall to be able to chat with Herren, who will also take questions.

Those taking part will have to remember to refresh their browser throughout the chat to view all the questions and answers.

Herren struggled with addiction through his basketball career and while he once played for the Boston Celtics, he lost his NBA career due to his substance abuse. Now in recovery since 2008, the speaker travels the country talking to groups of young people about his experiences.

“In the past year I’ve been privileged to speak in front of thousands of teenagers who have related to my story and opened up about the substance abuse issues they struggle with,” Herren says on The Partnership at Drugfree.org. “I look forward to connecting with parents and caregivers through The Partnership at Drugfree.org, so we can all work together to assist those in need take the first steps toward recovery and a life of sobriety.”

Click here for more information about the “Meet the Parents Hour.”

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