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Watch Scott H. Silverman's Speech From His TEDx Talk

"Do what you have always done and you will get what you have always gotten." 

- Scott H. Silverman, President & Founder of Confidential Recovery and well-known San Diego interventionist.

Scott H. Silverman at TEDx San Diego: America's Finest City

In 2011, Confidential Recovery CEO Scott H. Silverman was asked to share his experience, strength, and hope with the audience at TEDx San Diego.

From TEDx:

Scott is both locally and nationally recognized as a leader in the field of workforce development.

He has received numerous awards and honors including recently being named "CNN Hero of the Week" and the City of San Diego honored him by selecting February 19 as "Scott H. Silverman Day" for his contributions to the community.

He is the President and Founder of Second Chance, a human services agency that is committed to breaking the cycle of unemployment, poverty, and homelessness by offering job readiness training, employment placement assistance, mental health counseling, case management, and affordable housing referrals to people who desire to change their lives. Over the past 15 years Second Chance has assisted more than 24,000 economically disadvantaged and homeless persons in San Diego gain employment and leave poverty, gang affiliations, and crime.

Watch Scott's TEDx Speech



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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.