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Confidential CEO is on CBS 8 to Discuss the Dangers of Alcoholism

In recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month, Scott H. Silverman appeared on CBS 8 to discuss the dangers of alcoholism. 141,000 Americans die from the effects of alcohol each year. One in 10 Americans are struggling with a substance use disorder (SUD).

Regarding the stigma of addiction, Scott says that up to15% of the country is born with the disease of addiction and it's a family problem that affects everyone. Scott talks about the work he does with families and how to get an unwilling family member to accepts help.

Watch the entire segment here: Scott H. Silverman on CBS 8.



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Scott H. Silverman
CEO / Founder
Scott found himself "hitting bottom" in 1984 and accepted that he needed help for his problem and pursued treatment and long-term recovery. After pursuing his own recovery, Scott dedicated his life to helping others who struggle with the same mental health and addiction issues that caused him so much pain. Scott has made an indelible mark on the lives of many in San Diego. He has been on KUSI dozens of times to raise awareness about the dangers that we face, and to speak a message of recovery.