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.
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 SohnSonja 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, Sohn found h...
Award-winning Author, Global Female Empowerment Expert, Dorothy B. Ferebee Legacy, & Cancer Survivor, with over 30 years Speaking LIFE to Women & Girls! Recognized by OPRAH & ESSENCE.
Janice Ferebee, MSW, native New Yorker, now living in Washington, DC, passionately “Speaks LIFE,” energizes and inspires audiences in the US and abroad with her special brand of wit, wisdom and humor. As one participant shared, “She is indeed a breath of fresh air. She brilliantly mixes her street knowledge with her wit to successfully empower, educate and inspire.” Janice is an author, coach, consultant, international speaker, global female empo...
David is a veteran stand up comedian & TV writer who has overcome adversity and addiction to go on to a successful marriage and career.
David A. Arnold You’re probably asking yourself “Who is David A. Arnold?” Don’t feel bad, David answers that question in his latest self-produced stand up DVD “I’ve Never Heard of You Either!” More and more people became aware of Arnold’s stand up presence when he was selected to perform on the premiere of Russell Simmons’ presents “The Ruckus” on Comedy Central. Also dates with “Shaq’s All Star Comedy Tour” has raised David’s profile as ...