Marti MacGibbon, CADC-II, ACRPS, is an award-winning recovery advocate and a leading humorous inspirational keynote speaker on addiction and recovery. Her nationally award-winning, addiction memoir, Never Give in to Fear: Laughing All the Way Up from Rock Bottom, is an Amazon bestseller in two categories: Memoirs of Women and Feminist Theory. Ms. MacGibbon is an expert on trauma resolution and addiction. In her own life, Marti overcame being trafficked to Tokyo and held prisoner by Japanese organized crime, domestic violence, severe PTSD, homelessness, and hard-core drug addiction. Marti’s years of experience as a professional standup comic enable her to add light humor to any presentation. The Meth + Other Drugs Conference is a dynamic symposium created to support, educate, and inspire addiction treatment professionals, criminal justice professionals, social workers, therapists, and others whose work confronts, treats, and helps to prevent the disease of addiction.