A VOICE FOR CHANGE

EMPOWERING PEOPLE ON THEIR
JOURNEY TO RECOVERY AND WELLNESS

A VOICE FOR CHANGE

EMPOWERING PEOPLE ON THEIR JOURNEY TO RECOVERY AND WELLNESS

ABOUT CHRIS HERREN

Chris Herren, a former professional basketball player, has built a community around substance use prevention and recovery. He has shown us that even the best can falter, and even the most desperate can rise. An author, motivational speaker and wellness advocate, Chris has founded three organizations that provide programs and services with the goal of overcoming setbacks and navigating life’s challenges.

ABOUT CHRIS HERREN

Chris Herren, a former professional basketball player, has built a community around substance use prevention and recovery. He has shown us that even the best can falter, and even the most desperate can rise. An author, motivational speaker and wellness advocate, Chris has founded three organizations that provide programs and services with the goal of overcoming setbacks and navigating life’s challenges.

HERREN WELLNESS

Herren Wellness is a residential substance use, health and wellness organization for men and women with locations in Massachusetts and Virginia. Through the process of self-discovery, we guide guests to uncover why they turn to unhealthy behaviors or substances and provide them the tools they need to live a healthy, whole, authentic and substance-free life. Our recovery approach integrates holistic wellness, medical and clinical support with a focus on the whole person; mind, body and spirit.

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HERREN WELLNESS

Herren Wellness is a residential substance use, health and wellness organization for men and women with locations in Massachusetts and Virginia. Through the process of self-discovery, we guide guests to uncover why they turn to unhealthy behaviors or substances and provide them the tools they need to live a healthy, whole, authentic and substance-free life. Our recovery approach integrates holistic wellness, medical and clinical support with a focus on the whole person; mind, body and spirit.

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HERREN TALKS

Since 2009, Chris has spoken to over one million students, athletes and community members, sparking honest discussions on the topics of substance use disorder and wellness. As a person in long term recovery, Chris continues to share his story nationally with a renewed focus on prevention education and challenging audiences to rethink how we look at the disease of addiction; changing the focus from the last day to the first. In 2019, he released The First Day, a film addressing issues that school systems, communities and people across the country are impacted by, directly or indirectly, including substance use and mental wellness.

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HERREN TALKS

Since 2009, Chris has spoken to over one million students, athletes and community members, sparking honest discussions on the topics of substance use disorder and wellness. As a person in long term recovery, Chris continues to share his story nationally with a renewed focus on prevention education and challenging audiences to rethink how we look at the disease of addiction; changing the focus from the last day to the first. In 2019, he released The First Day, a film addressing issues that school systems, communities and people across the country are impacted by, directly or indirectly, including substance use and mental wellness.

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HERREN PROJECT

Herren Project is a national nonprofit organization providing free resources and support for the treatment, recovery and prevention of substance use disorder. Treatment and recovery services include treatment placement assistance, long-term recovery support for individuals and families, online support groups, as well as scholarships for treatment programs, recovery housing and recovery coaching.

Herren Project’s prevention and wellness initiatives provide schools and communities resources to prevent the misuse of drugs and alcohol. Herren Project Clubs and Wellness Week promote healthy choices, bringing positive awareness to the disease of addiction and empower individuals to cope with life’s challenges substance-free.

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HERREN PROJECT

Chris Herren founded his nonprofit organization, Herren Project, in 2011 with the goal of helping individuals and family members find treatment and support for the disease of addiction. Herren Project has become part of a larger community that guides individuals and their families through recovery working to break the stigma of addiction, bring awareness to the dangers of substance use and encourage positive decision-making to navigate life’s challenges.

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