Marti agreed to come out to the Russian River Empowerment Center this Spring and present an 8-part course entitled, “Hope After Dope.” Not only was this fitting for our members, but they LEARNED from her and laughed with each other. I personally felt a connection to Marti from the moment we met and at the end of her time with us we were all sad to see her go, but the best part was what we all took away from her – be happy in recovery, be strong in your decisions, and learn to love yourself & laugh at yourself just as much. We truly enjoyed having her with us and we are all looking forward to her return to the Russian River area next year. Thank you Marti! Much love from all of us at the Empowerment Center.