“Addiction Talk” is a Facebook Live show dedicated to sharing the personal stories of celebrities, influencers and everyday people impacted by addiction. Through sharing our personal journeys, we break the stigma and shame of addiction, and provide hope and inspiration for the millions of Americans battling this disease every day – because we recover together.
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Episode 4: Tawny Lara – Wednesday, April 28 at 7pm EST
Tawny Lara (she/her) is a bisexual NYC-based writer, public speaker, and podcaster [podcasts.apple.com] who’s passionate about smashing stigmas associated with both sexuality and sobriety. She’s recently been dubbed “The Sober Sexpert”. Tawny’s words have been published in Men’s Health, the Huffington Post, and more; she’s the founder of SobrieTea Party and the host of Recovery Rocks podcast.
Episode 3: Ben Higgins
Reality television star Ben Higgins was the lead on the 20th season of ABC’s “The Bachelor” after previously appearing on the 11th season of “The Bachelorette.” On this episode of Addiction Talk, Ben will talk about one of the revelations made in his new book, “Alone in Plain Sight: Searching for Connection When You’re Seen but Not Known” – his addiction to prescription pain medication.
Episode 2: Kirstin Walker
Kirstin Walker is the creator of the blog SoberBrownGirls.com, a safe and supportive space for other sober brown girls that is now a safe place for all sober women. In honor of Black History Month, Kirstin will join Addiction Talk to chat about addiction and her sober journey as a woman of color.
Episode 1: Nick Santonastasso
Nick Santonastassso has been defying limitations his entire life. He is one of four people in the world currently living with Hanhart syndrome, a very rare birth defect that resulted in him being born without legs and his right arm. Nick joins Addiction Talk to discuss overcoming the adversity he’s experienced in his life, including his brother’s recent passing from a drug overdose.
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