Scott appeared on KOGO, “San Diego’s Breaking News Station” (FM 95.7, AM 600) to discuss the opioid epidemic, and the influence fentanyl has played in it. As he usually does, Scott discussed the 240 people who overdose fatally every day in the United States. And as always, he reminds that there is hope and help…
- Scott H. Silverman on San Diego KOGO Radio to Discuss Opioid Epidemic
- Scott Discusses International Overdose Awareness Day on ABC 13 Las Vegas
Mainly driven by the opiate epidemic, the number of people overdosing and dying in the United States is high and continues to rise. On International Overdose Awareness Day health experts are shining a light on the problem that has gripped the U.S. and Clark County for years. Crisis Coach and author of The Opioid Epidemic,…
- Times Of San Diego Features Op-Ed by Scott H. Silverman
International Overdose Awareness Day is on Tuesday, August 31st, and it’s time we brought more attention to this deadly epidemic. Scott H. Silverman was featured this weekend in the Times of San Diego newspaper. Per Scott, “the number one weapon we have for fighting substance use disorder is education. Talk to your children. Start them…
- Scott H. Silverman on Fox 2 Detroit to Help Parents Reach their Kids about Opioids
Scott H. Silverman Offers Advice to Parents to Keep Their Kids Safe as Overdose Crisis Continues With opioid overdoses at an all-time high, it’s more important than ever to talk to your kids about drugs as they head back to school. Scott H. Silverman recently appeared on Fox 2 Detroit to reach out to parents…
- Scott H. Silverman Appears on KUSI to Discuss Police Officer Fentanyl Overdose
Scott H. Silverman joined KUSI’s Elizabeth Alvarez on Good Morning San Diego to discuss a disturbing episode that nearly killed a San Diego Police Officer. The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department has released body camera footage of a deputy who accidentally overdosed when exposed to fentanyl. In July, Deputy David Faiivae was a trainee at the…
- Scott H. Silverman on KUSI to Discuss Historic One-Year Opioid Abuse Increase
Last year amid the pandemic, opioid-related deaths rose to a record 93,000. This historic increase was the result of the ‘perfect storm’ of: Deadly fentanyl Overprescribing of opiates Isolated opioid-abusers who couldn’t get help. Fentanyl’s Deadly Influence Fentanyl, Silverman warned, is becoming increasingly common as it is cheap, highly potent, and more readily available. Many…
- Crisis Coach Scott H. Silverman Recognized by The Californian
It’s no secret that my mission in life is to help people win the battle against addiction. It’s a daily struggle and one that is almost impossible to overcome alone. Your addiction doesn’t just affect you. It affects your family, your friends, and those in your community. Now, I’m not saying that to make you…
- Crisis Coach Scott H. Silverman Featured on Fox News 32 Chicago Discussing The Opioid Epidemic
Scott covered a wide range of topics, including: The devastation wrought by the opiate epidemic The negative stigma around substance use disorders (SUDs), and tips on overcoming it How to get help for a SUD Of course, Scott also answered questions about his new book, “The Opioid Epidemic,” which is now shipping and you can…
- Playing the Game to Win: Entrepreneurial Lessons from Jon Dwoskin
I am, first and foremost, a family navigator and crisis coach. If I can get just one person to call, just one person to start the road to recovery, it’s enough for me to feel fulfilled. However, I was looking for another way to help addicts and the loved ones of addicts. That’s when I…
- San Diego Union Tribune Features Scott H. Silverman
Scott H. Silverman was recently featured by the San Diego Union Tribune newspaper for his work in the field of addiction. In a feature called Someone San Diego Should Know, the newspaper discussed the work Scott is doing now and his new book. The article also sheds light on his past struggles and personal…
- Scott H. Silverman Discusses Addiction Epidemic and Book on KUSI
SAN DIEGO – Scott H. Silverman was featured on KUSI recently to discuss the addiction epidemic and his new book.. Nationally, opioid overdoses are up about 28%, and in San Diego, they’ve risen a staggering 400%. A major contributor to the problem is the prevalence of counterfeit medications that have fentanyl in them, which can…
- Scott H. Silverman on KUSI to Discuss Helping Families Struggling with an Addicted Member
Scott. H. Silverman joined KUSI’s Elizabeth Alvarez on Good Morning San Diego to divulge in just a few of his tricks and tips on how those struggling can go from addiction to recovery and how their families can navigate those waters. To watch the entire segment, go here. And don’t forget, if your situation with…
- Scott Speaks at “A Symposium on America’s Drug Epidemic”
To jump to Scott’s segment, go here. Scott was recently featured at a Symposium on America’s Drug Epidemic in San Diego. The presentation also featured U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy, San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore, San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman, Dr. Greg LaDue, and Scott H. Silverman. The City Club, in association with the…
- Scott H. Silverman Interview with Breath Body Connection
View the Interview on Breath Body Connection. This interview with Scott Silverman, Expert Crisis Coach, author and speaker, is filled with mind blowing stats on opioids, alcoholism, and mood altering substances plus a lot more. Main take away is that if you think you have a problem, please get the support you need. He even…
- Scott H. Silverman Explains How California Created the Homelessness Industrial Complex
California’s homeless population reached an all-time high in 2020 with over 70-percent living without shelter. See Scott’s appearance on California Insider for a lengthy and extremely thought provoking segment called “How California Created the Homelessness Industrial Complex” Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlfKpD2ONbo And don’t forget, if your situation with a loved one, spouse, or child has started…
- Scott on Fox 2 Detroit to Raise Awareness About What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet
Last week, Scott did another segment on Fox 2 Detroit to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription medications and warn viewers that some of these dangers might already be inside our homes. Scott cited the CDC study that showed over 20,000 opiate overdoses through September of 2020, which was a 28% increase from last…
- Scott H. Silverman on KUSI To Discuss Recovery During the Pandemic
San Diego TV Program KUSI news welcomed Confidential Recovery CEO Scott H. Silverman back to discuss the lasting mental health issues that will echo long after the pandemic, namely, addiction. Watch the segment here to see Elizabeth Alvarez discuss with Scott what small life changes that could make great differences for those who struggle with…
- Crisis Coach Scott H. Silverman on “Think Business Live”
Jon Dwoskin interviewed Crisis Coach Scott H. Silverman for a recent episode of “Think Business Live.” Silverman, a CNN Hero, knows first-hand the damage that addiction and depression can do. More than 30 years ago, struggling with his own addiction issues, he tried to commit suicide but was saved by families and friends. Once…
- Scott H. Silverman on Detroit Morning News to Discuss the Addiction Epidemic
Ahead of his book “The Opioid Epidemic,” Scott H. Silverman appeared on Fox 2 in Detroit to discuss addiction, the “pandemic within the pandemic.” Scott discussed the challenges that the pandemic have caused to those who struggle with a substance use disorder, as well as mental health issues like depression and anxiety. The isolation we are…
- Scott Explains California’s Rising Substance Abuse Crisis
Ahead of his upcoming book, The Opioid Epidemic, Scott H. Silverman appeared on California Insider to discuss the addiction – the ‘pandemic within a pandemic.’ As a result of the pandemic, substance abuse is on the rise in California due to isolation. Scott H. Silverman is a crisis coach and family navigator. Today he discusses…
- Scott H. Silverman Discusses Addiction in La Jolla Light
In today’s issue of La Jolla Light, Scott H. Silverman discusses the prevalence and seriousness of addiction. The article, entitled “People in Your Neighborhood,” finds him once again addressing stigma, and the barrier it poses to treatment, saying: The stigma of getting help, asking for help, the false pride. ‘I need help’ are the three hardest…
- Scott H. Silverman on KUSI News: COVID-19 and Recovery
Crisis coach, Scott Silverman, joined Good Morning San Diego to give an update on what has changed during the COVID-19 for people in Recovery. Silverman discussed changes to access to treatment, attending recovery meetings. Silverman also said that there has been an increase in Alcohol Consumption During and overdoses during the pandemic. And don’t forget,…
- San Diego People: Addressing the opioid crisis in San Diego
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Hundreds of people are dying around the country due to a nationwide epidemic, the opioid crisis. In San Diego County, opioids are the leading cause of overdose deaths compared to any drug. County Supervisor Kristin Gaspar joined us to discuss the details of how the county is addressing the crisis here…
- Summer Parenting: How to get your child to listen
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Kids have a lot on their mind during the Summer months. Unfortunately, listening to their parents may not be high on their priority list. Crisis Coach Scott Silverman joined Good Morning San Diego with some tips on how you can get your children to listen. Silverman told KUSI one of the…
- Episode 7 of Bob & Coe on The Rocks:
Our guest, Scott H. Silverman, helps families navigate crisis situations. He is the person you turn to in order to get you and your loved ones unstuck. CAREFUL LANGUAGE NSFW Listen To Podcast
- Scott Silverman on Recovery Unscripted Podcast – Bridging the Gap Between Treatment and Community
Scott Silverman joined host David Condos on Recovery Unscripted, a podcast powered by Foundations Recovery Network that brings audiences compelling stories and fresh insights from leaders in the addiction and mental health recovery field. Listen to the podcast online here.
- Scott Silverman Addresses the Opioid Crisis on San Diego Community Connection
Scott Silverman joined San Diego Community Collection to discuss the opioid crisis. Listen to the segment here.
- KUSI News: Scott Silverman Addresses International Overdose Awareness Day
August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day. There’s an estimated 190,000 premature deaths from drugs each year in the world and the majority of them involve the use of opioids.
- Scott H. Silverman on San Diego methamphetamine epidemic
Scott SIlverman discusses the methamphetamine epidemic on KUSI.
- KOGO News Radio: How to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic
Scott Silverman joins KOGO News Radio to discuss the increasing opioid epidemic. Listen in as Scott suggests how to best solve this opioid addiction crisis.
- Scott Silverman on The Pete O’Shea Show
Listen to addiction specialist, Scott Silverman, talk about his story and addiction treatment on The Pete O’Shea Show.
- Scott Silverman on Fox 5 News
Now more than ever, teenagers are getting hooked on opioids. Opioid addiction is a huge public health crisis. Watch Scott Silverman discuss how parents and schools can help with this crisis.
- Scott Silverman Featured on The Pulse
Tune in to this episode of The Pulse. Scott Silverman gives tips on why and when you need a crisis coach in your life. Watch the full segment here.
- KUSI San Diego People features us and how to resolve a personal crisis
Scott Silverman is featured on KUSI News to talk about addiction, alcoholism, and how to get help. Watch the full segment here.
- Cin’s Chat Corner talks to the Coach
Listen to Scott H. Silverman talk about his journey on Cin’s Chat Corner.
- Scott Silverman on The Long Version with Fletcher Long
Listen to Scott Silverman talk about his speaking engagements and experiences on The Long Version with Fletcher Long. Watch the segement here!
- SCOTT SILVERMAN ON KOGO RADIO
Did you know that 85% of our population is either addicted, abusing, or is impacted negatively through someone’s impairement? Listen to Scott Silverman talk about behavioral health, addiction, and treatment on KOGO Radio.
- National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week: Michelle and Scott Silverman Featured on KUSI News
Play Video KUSI News – San Diego, CA Click here to watch Scott Silverman and his wife, Michelle Silverman talk about the statistics of heroin and opioid usage, rates of overdose, and programs that can be used for recovery.
- Scott Silverman Featured in Step 12 Magazine
This just in! Scott Silverman is featured in Step 12 Magazine. Read the full article on Scott Silverman here.
- Scott Silverman on KUSI News
Watch Scott Silverman talk about the increasing rates of DUI fatalities and drug addiction on KUSI News. Click to watch the video here.
- Scott Silverman on Clear Source Radio
Don’t miss Scott Silverman and Sterling Day on Clear Source Radio tonight from 8pm to 9pm CST. View the preview video here.
- Lifestyle Intervention Conference Speaker: Scott Silverman
LIC6 is an annual three-day event in Las Vegas, Nevada that is hosted by American Addiction Centers. Attendees will be trained to use Process Addiction as a form of treatment and learn from educated speakers. Scott Silverman is a Conference Speaker and will hold a workshop you won’t want to miss. Read more about the speakers and…
- Scott Silverman Featured in SD Jewish Journal
Scott Silverman is featured in SD Jewish Journal. Natalie Jacobs reveals Scott Silverman and Lisa Smith’s personal stories about addiction. Read the full article Something to Talk About on page 43.
- Scott Silverman on Conversations with Doctor David Reiss
Scott Silverman is a guest speaker on Conversations with Dr. Dave. They discuss topics including substance abuse, drugs, and pain. Dr. David Reiss is a psychiatrist that sparks conversation through his podcast. Listen to the full segment here.
- 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.
- Time for Change: Scott Silverman at TEDxAmericasFinestCity 2011
Do what you have always done and you will get what you have always gotten. Scott Silverman President & Founder of Second Chance and the author of Tell Me No, I Dare You: A Guide for Living a Heroic Life. Scott is both locally and nationally recognized as a leader in the field of workforce…
- Myths of Addiction – As Seen on KUSI
With the public’s concern over the prescription drug abuse epidemic the House passed a bill setting up an interagency task force to review and update practices for pain management. Learn more as Scott Silverman, Founder & CEO Confidential Recovery talks more about this epidemic and the signs to understand the different stages of addiction. To…
- Evolution of You – Radio Interview
We welcome Scott H. Silverman, CEO and founder of www.Confidentialrecovery.com and author of ” Tell me no, I dare you” to Evolution Of You tomorrow night with Sterling Day 8pm-9pm CST on www.Clearsourceradio.com We welcome Scott H. Silverman, CEO and founder of www.Confidentialrecovery.com and author of ” Tell me no, I dare you” to Evolution Of You…
- Spotlight on community Scott Silverman reinvents himself yet again
After more than 18 years of running Second Chance, a downtown-based human services agency, Scott Silverman has decided to leave the nonprofit world and embark on a path into the for-profit consulting arena. Having served as the executive director of the organization he founded in 1993, Silverman is now looking to parlay his experiences with…