Scott H. Silverman Media Questions
Scott is available for in-person media interviews in the San Diego area. For remote interviews, he can use phone, Skype or Zoom. Call or email him to set up a time.
Bio for Introduction
Scott Silverman is the author of The Opioid Epidemic and Tell Me No, I Dare You! and is known as the Crisis Coach. He’s a CNN Hero of the Week Award recipient, nationally known for leading successful recovery programs and having over 35 years of continuous recovery himself. Every February 19th, San Diego celebrates Scott Silverman Day in honor of helping more than 25,000 people in San Diego with job readiness training, employment placement assistance, mental health counseling, case management, and affordable housing referrals to people who desire to change their lives.
Scott is the Founder & CEO of Confidential Recovery, Founder & Owner of Your Crisis Coach, Executive Director & CEO of Safe Homes Coalition, and President of the Society of Addiction Professional Board.
A frequent speaker, he informs, inspires, and motivates audiences globally. Follow Scott through his website is www.ScottHSilverman.com or www.YourCrisisCoach.com .
Questions for Scott Silverman
- The disease of addiction is a disease of denial and the inability to feel feelings. What does that mean?
- You say that there is always help, hope, and treatment. Would you expand on that?
- What is addiction and is it different from substance abuse?
- What’s the difference between recovery and treatment?
- What are the signs that someone is abusing substances?
- Why does relapse keep happening after treatment?
- Why won’t my son or daughter listen to me?
- When is the best time to talk to a loved one?
- What about the stigma of addiction … and how does an addict get around it?
- Why is addiction tearing my family apart?
- How can I get my loved one help?
- How do I ask for help?
- Do I need a lot of money to get help?
- Is it hard to get? Who do I ask for help?
- What do I do if my loved one doesn’t want to go into a recovery program?
- How do I know if my loved one needs help?
- Is substance abuse really a disease … or is it a moral failing?
- What are the main points about drug addiction that every parent should know?
- What are the three main points that every substance abuser should understand?