Substance Abuse Speakers

Substance abuse is more than just a personal problem. Nearly 23.5M people over 12 needed treatment for drug and alcohol overdose in 2008. Individuals, caregivers, supporters and health care professionals need to know how best to support individuals with substance abuse issues and how to create an environment conducive to zero substance abuse. GBS has a list of substance abuse-related speakers available for your next event. To find out more about our available substance abuse experts, browse the list below.

Sonja Sohn

Celebrity Servant: lives to fuse her entertainment expertise with her passion for service through empowering troubled youth and struggling families living in marginalized communities.

Sonja Sohn          Sonja Sohn was born and raised in the South, primarily in Newport News, VA, to an African American father and Korean mother during the post civil rights era. After a youth filled with love, struggle and small triumphs, Sohn set her sights on New York City where she lived for two decades, briefly attending various colleges and eventually marrying and raising two daughters before moving to Baltimore in 2003.In her late teens, So...

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Early Jackson         Early Jackson is what you would call a statistical anomaly. With a traumatic birth as a premi weighing only one pound and a few ounces, Early was born a fighter. His childhood began with a strong, loving mother and an entrepreneurial father which was picturesque of an average middle class family. The later separation of his mother and father sparked a life that would prove to be the exact opposite. Stepping into po...

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Imam Alfred Mohammed

Religious Leader over 60 years, Interfaith Dialogue Expert, and Community Activist.

Imam Alfred Mohammed         Imam is a dynamic religious leader and public speaker, with a focus in the nexus between sacred scripture which includes the Bible and Quran, psychoanalysis, historical studies, and African-American social thought. His passion for interfaith discourse, more specifically forwarding the Muslim and Christian dialogue has made him a sought-after speaker in religious circles across the country. His perspective is...

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