Nick Ferguson grew up in the inner city of Miami, known as the projects. Within his neighborhood and even his own family, he was aware of the negative effects of drugs and alcohol addiction from an early age. With the positive influence of two of his teachers and his mother, he went down a different…Read More
Athletes affected by and/or helping others in the area of drug addiction, pain killers, rehab and more.
Marshall Faulk was a record setting running back in the National Football League (NFL) for twelve seasons, both for the Indianapolis Colts and St. Louis Rams. In 2011, Marshall was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the College Football Hall of Fame in 2017. Now he is the National Spokesman for “The…Read More
When Paul Fletcher was a major league baseball player for the the Phillies and Oakland Athletics, many of his teammates drank. Alcohol was readily available. But Paul got to the point where he couldn’t stop. His wife and kids left him and he tried taking his own life by downing a bottle of prescription meds….Read More
Erin’s story is horrific for any mom to deal with. Not only did she lose her beloved son to a heroin overdose but when she started a foundation to spread his story in the hopes of helping others, she was arrested. Here is the tragic story of a young man with a very bright future…Read More
When we think of athletes and drugs, it’s must include performance enhancing drugs like steroids. However, when you are a professional athlete and your job depends on your performance, it’s easy to depend on pain killers to get through the next game or the next tournament. That’s what happened to former Tampa Bay Bucs offensive…Read More