Programs

Programs2019-01-03T18:05:17+00:00

SPEAKING PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Since 2012, Chris has shared his message with audiences that include middle and high schools, colleges, athletes, professional sport teams, corporations, communities and nonprofit groups with the hope of reaching one person and making a difference in their life.

Below are the presentation formats and content summaries highlighted by target audience.

SPEAKING PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Since 2012, Chris has shared his message with audiences that include middle and high schools, colleges, athletes, professional sport teams, corporations, communities and nonprofit groups with the hope of reaching one person and making a difference in their life.

Below are the presentation formats and content summaries highlighted by target audience.

CHRIS HERREN: THE FIRST DAY
Presentation Time: 1 Hour and 15 Minutes plus Q&A
Audience: Middle & High School Students

Designed for school presentations, this 75-minute assembly will start with a film presentation highlighting Herren’s basketball career and journey to sobriety. Upon conclusion of the film, Chris will take the microphone and share experiences that have impacted his life as a teenager, athlete and speaker, empowering the audience to rethink how we look at the disease of addiction, from the last day to the first.He will touch on such topics as drinking, smoking marijuana and vaping, pill use, peer pressure, bullying and cutting. To conclude the event, he will field questions from the audience.

CHRIS HERREN: THE FIRST DAY
Presentation Time: 1 Hour and 15 Minutes plus Q&A
Audience: Middle & High School Students

Designed for school presentations, this 75-minute assembly will start with a film presentation highlighting Herren’s basketball career and journey to sobriety. Upon conclusion of the film, Chris will take the microphone and share experiences that have impacted his life as a teenager, athlete and speaker, empowering the audience to rethink how we look at the disease of addiction, from the last day to the first.He will touch on such topics as drinking, smoking marijuana and vaping, pill use, peer pressure, bullying and cutting. To conclude the event, he will field questions from the audience.

PREVENTION STARTS WITH ALL: THE CHRIS HERREN STORY
Presentation Time: 1 Hour plus Q&A
Audience: Community Presentations, Colleges, Conferences

In this very personal presentation, Chris will share his recovery journey in a brutally honest format with just a microphone. The event will start with a 5-minute film introducing Herren and showing highlights of his basketball career and his dream to play in the NBA which began to unravel by making a few bad decisions. From growing up in Fall River, MA to playing Division 1 basketball and in the NBA, he will take the audience on his journey from addiction to sobriety. Additionally, he will relate his story to the audience addressing themes of gateway drugs, prescription drug use, vaping and the responsibility of prevention starting with us all. To conclude the event Chris will field questions from the audience.

PREVENTION STARTS WITH ALL: THE CHRIS HERREN STORY
Presentation Time: 1 Hour plus Q&A
Audience: Community Presentations, Colleges, Conferences

In this very personal presentation, Chris will share his recovery journey in a brutally honest format with just a microphone. The event will start with a 5-minute film introducing Herren and showing highlights of his basketball career and his dream to play in the NBA which began to unravel by making a few bad decisions. From growing up in Fall River, MA to playing Division 1 basketball and in the NBA, he will take the audience on his journey from addiction to sobriety. Additionally, he will relate his story to the audience addressing themes of gateway drugs, prescription drug use, vaping and the responsibility of prevention starting with us all. To conclude the event Chris will field questions from the audience.

CHRIS HERREN: THE GAME HAS CHANGED
Presentation Time: 1 Hour plus Q&A
Audience: Corporate

In this very personal presentation, Chris will share his recovery journey in a brutally honest format with just a microphone. The event will start with a 5-minute film introducing Herren, showing highlights of his basketball career and his dream of playing in the NBA which began to unravel after a few bad decisions. From growing up in Fall River, MA to playing for a Division 1 team and in the NBA, he will take the audience on his journey from addiction to sobriety. Additionally, he will relate his story to the audience, addressing themes of resiliency and offering real-life examples showing that it is never too late to reach for your dreams. Dreams require hard work, repetition, follow through, being ready to rebound if you falter and preparing your game plan for the win. To conclude the event Chris will field questions from the audience.

CHRIS HERREN: THE GAME HAS CHANGED
Presentation Time: 1 Hour plus Q&A
Audience: Corporate

In this very personal presentation, Chris will share his recovery journey in a brutally honest format with just a microphone. The event will start with a 5-minute film introducing Herren, showing highlights of his basketball career and his dream of playing in the NBA which began to unravel after a few bad decisions. From growing up in Fall River, MA to playing for a Division 1 team and in the NBA, he will take the audience on his journey from addiction to sobriety. Additionally, he will relate his story to the audience, addressing themes of resiliency and offering real-life examples showing that it is never too late to reach for your dreams. Dreams require hard work, repetition, follow through, being ready to rebound if you falter and preparing your game plan for the win. To conclude the event Chris will field questions from the audience.

SUPPORT RESOURCES

After securing your presentation date, the Herren Talks team will send you a secured link to access important materials to support the presentation. Materials include technical requirements, the introduction film to start the presentation, a press kit and a toolkit. The toolkit is an important tool to utilize when preparing for the content covered in the presentation and includes important procedures on handling student disclosures and resources for classroom follow-up.

SUPPORT RESOURCES

After securing your presentation date, the Herren Talks team will send you a secured link to access important materials to support the presentation. Materials include technical requirements, the introduction film to start the presentation, a press kit and a toolkit. The toolkit is an important tool to utilize when preparing for the content covered in the presentation and includes important procedures on handling student disclosures and resources for classroom follow-up.

“The focus oftentimes is about the worst day when it comes to speaking about addiction and not the first day. Kids need to understand how this begins rather than how it ends. Prevention starts will ALL.”

“The focus oftentimes is about the worst day when it comes to speaking about addiction and not the first day. Kids need to understand how this begins rather than how it ends. Prevention starts will ALL.”