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Nadine Machkovech is on a mission to change the world by igniting change and shining her light in a universe often filled with darkness. She is dedicated to building a life centered around self-care, service, and reconnecting others to their greater purpose in life.

Nadine is the Executive Director of RISE TOGETHER, a grassroots non-profit organization that exists to prevent addiction by encouraging young people to use their voice for change. Since September 2013, RISE TOGETHER’s life-saving work has been recognized by the White House Office of the National Drug Control Policy and has appeared in hundreds of publications, podcasts, live news, and radio including NPR, PBS, ABC, USA Today, Huffington Post, NBC, and Forbes.
Dan Schneider, a pharmacist living in St. Bernard Parish in Louisiana, a community located southeast of New Orleans, who becomes an unlikely hero. The beginning of the Netflix series ‘The Pharmacist’ focuses on the devastating death of Schneider’s son, Danny Jr., who was fatally shot at the age of 22 while trying to buy crack in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward in April 1999. The documentary follows an unsatisfying investigation conducted by police, who initially find no leads for Danny Jr.’s murder, largely due to a culture of silence around talking to authorities within the community where the crime took place.
Michael Fiore is the CEO and founder at INSPIRE 2 INSPIRE, partner with The Sober app. Mike used and abused drugs for 20 years, on November 3rd he successfully detox off of methadone after 12 years. He went as high as 140 mlg. Mike graduated treatment on May 10th and moved from NYC to California to pursue a career as a motivational speaker. From inside treatment she tarted a non-profit and got full incorporated, went on tour speaking and started a clothing line. He turned his mess into his message and live by two mantras, “we are responsible for the effort not the outcome” and “perspective equals potential”
My Name is Scott Mannheimer from Brooklyn, NY and now in Bethelham, PA. God birthed a ministry in Kensington, PA called HOPEDEALER4TheLost and I am an overcomer from drugs and many other things. Plus I do interventions wherever I am needed. God gave me plenty of resources with rehabs, sober living houses and transition homes. Thanks for this chance of telling my testimony and hope. I hope to speak to many people and help them surrender drugs and mental illness to the Lord.
Jake Bishop is a care manager and peer engagement specialist at Baden Street Settlement in Rochester New York, as well as the host of Rising Up Recovery 100.9WXIR which features politicians, healthcare workers, former substance users and community activists to discuss addiction and recovery. Jake is a reformed felon who was charged and sentenced for the trafficking and distribution of over 133PDS of marijuana, he now shares his experience and spends his time helping the Rochester community with a major expansion in sober living for the fall.

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