Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC is an international speaker in the behavioral health field whose presentations have reached thousands throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, West Indies, and Guam. Mark was one of three finalists for the NAADAC 50th Anniversary Legends Award. He is the recipient of three lifetime achievement awards including the prestigious NAADAC Enlightenment Award. Mark is the author of five books which focus on addictions treatment and recovery. He has had two stories published in the New York Times bestselling book series Chicken Soup for The Soul. He is co-founder of Serenity Academy Chicago, the only recovery high school in Illinois. His presentations integrate humor, memorable and engaging stories, the latest research, and techniques which can be used immediately.