Ex-NBA Player Chris Herren on Preventing Addiction

Chris Herren played for the Boston Celtics and the Denver Nuggets, but now he’s focused on preventing youth from going down the dark road of addiction. After years of battling addiction to cocaine and heroin, Herren has been sober since 2008. The former NBA player now travels across the US, sharing his story of addiction and his journey back to sobriety with teens across the country. Herren recently spoke to students at West Springfield High School, and Carolee McGrath brings us the story. 

This story originally aired on May 30, 2018.