Chris Herren recently joined Jammel Cutler on the Kickz and Bricks Podcast to talk about his basketball journey and the road to recovery.

Episode 6: Chris Herren
He’s a warrior both and off the court, Chris Herren stopped by and spoke about;

  • The pressure of being a young basketball standout
  • His college and NBA career
  • Struggling with drugs and alcohol as a basketball player
  • Recovery
  • Helping others through Herren Wellness

Learn more about the Herren organizations at

Herren Talks – Chris Herren shares his story nationally with a focus on prevention education and challenging audiences to rethink how we look at the disease of addiction. Visit our website to learn more about bringing Chris Herren and his message to your community.

Herren Wellness – Founded by Chris Herren, Herren Wellness is a residential substance use recovery center combining holistic wellness with medical and clinical support for the continuity of care for substance use disorder at any stage and mental wellness.

Herren Project – Herren Project is a nonprofit founded in 2011 by former professional basketball player, Chris Herren, with the goal of helping others navigate the road to recovery from the disease of addiction. Herren Project has since helped thousands of individuals and their families with treatment navigation and family support services as well as brought awareness to substance use prevention.