Herb Stepherson - USA Addictions

Herb Stepherson

Director Of Outreach

Director of Outreach

Director of Outreach

Herb is an addiction survivor himself. He fought his battle for nearly thirteen years and has been living in recovery for four years now. Since he found recovery, he has become:

  • the Published Author of  ‘Junkbox Diaries~ a Day in the Life of a Heroin Addict’
  • Nationally Certified Family Recovery Coach
  • TEDx Speaker
  • Advocate and Consultant for Recovery to Many various Governmental Organizations.
As the Director of outreach with True Interventions and USA Addiction, He has been very busy with building a brand and establishing our name and reputation here in North West Indiana and beyond.

 

Aside from the Many Speaking Engagements that he does nationally, Herb also works very hard to establish relationships here locally. As you can see, many of his appearances have in fact been local, but more of the community topical type.

 

As part of Herb Stepherson’s work as the Director of Outreach, He puts in a lot of time going into local agencies and talking to people – building rapport, trust, and strengthening relationships. Everyone from local Attorneys, Sheriffs, Police Depts., Health depts, Emergency rooms, Pain Clinics, Schools, Libraries.

 

As a result of Herb’s efforts,  True Interventions and USA Addiction has teamed up with PAARI’s (Police assisted addiction recovery initiatives) with Lake County Coroner’s Office, Highland PD, Porter County Sheriff’s Office and the Porter county CRT & HORT (Crisis Response team and Heroin Overdose Response Team), Portage PD. We also have obtained relationships with the Porter County Prosecutors office, Many different Defense Attorneys throughout our region, Local Hospital Social Workers, CASAs (Court-appointed Special Advocates), Porter County JDC, the Indiana State CASA association, and local schools.

Articles Herb Stepherson Has Been In:

Herb visited Batesville, Indiana (Suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio) to speak 5 times in 24 hours. He spoke to four schools and did a community seminar at the South East YMCA. He spotlighted True Interventions and USA addiction and told his personal story of addiction, Grace, and recovery.Read Article

Herb was the Key Note Speaker in Moscow, Idaho for the IJJA’s (Idaho Juvenile Justice Association) annual state conference.

See Program

Herb was the closing break out session speaker at the 2018 CASA/GAL state conference and has already been invited back to the 2019 conference. We have attached the Evaluation that was done by the attendees after the conference concluded.Read The Program

Herb was the Co-Key Note speaker at Purdue NW at the Opioid Summit in Westville, Indiana.

Read Article

Herb spoke to the entire faculty and student body of Hobart High School (Aprox. 3,000 People). Herb also spoke to two middle schools this day and Led a community forum that same night.
Herb was Also featured on Recovery Rock Stars.Read Article
ABC 57 News Interviewed Herb upon opening of True InterventionsWatch The Video
New addiction intervention company opens in MerrillvilleRead Article
I don’t know why he got into drugs – Article in the Chicago Tribune.Read Article

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