CNN Heroes – Scott Silverman

(CNN) — Twenty-three years ago, Scott Silverman found himself at an open, 44th-story window, on the brink of suicide. Two decades of escalating substance abuse, blackouts and depression had brought him to this moment. Scott Silverman started Second Chance to help people in shelters, the homeless and inmates leaving prison. “I didn’t think of myself as…

The Try: Scott Silverman Preview

The Try: Scott Silverman Preview from Havey Productions on Vimeo. “When the escape of drugs and alcohol could no longer relieve the pain of failure, suicide seemed reasonable… until a passion for serving others revealed the true secret of success.” -Scott Silverman Watch Scott Silverman discuss his story, process, and passion to help others succeed in this video.