Darryl Strawberry Brings Anti-Drug Message to Scotch Plains

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — Former MLB slugger Darryl Strawberry spoke with affection, urgency, and passion while pacing the stage at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Monday night. Those who idolized him when he was larger-than-life figure sitting atop the throne of the world’s largest city were engaged and listened intently to his wisdom and insight. But […]

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Jefferson Today

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Darryl Strawberry Sheds Light on Addiction at Population Health Colloquium As the 18th Population Health Colloquium wrapped up Wednesday morning, Darryl Strawberry, former professional baseball player and ordained minister, addressed the room of healthcare professionals to share his own battle of addiction and shed light on ways to improve the treatment process for other recovering addicts. Strawberry […]

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Opioids: The Crisis Next Door

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IN 2018, MORE THAN 2 MILLION AMERICANS WILL SUFFER FROM ADDICTION TO PRESCRIPTION OR ILLICIT OPIOIDS Opioids killed more people last year than either car accidents or gun violence. This crisis of addiction can affect any American, from all-state football captains to stay-at-home mothers. As a result, Americans across the country are feeling the weight […]

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A World Series champion shared his struggles with a Middletown audience, and here’s what they learned

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MIDDLETOWN From the seats at Shea Stadium and Yankee Stadium to television sets around the world, it appeared Darryl Strawberry was living a charmed life. He was making millions of dollars playing baseball, a game that showcased his talents as he seemed destined to be enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. RELATED: 7 things […]

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Darryl and Doc took NYC, MLB by storm

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By Chad Thornburg MLB.com Feb. 19th, 2018 Visit the website below to watch the videos https://www.mlb.com/news/strawberry-gooden-starred-for-mets-in-1980s/c-266699104 Over the course of February, which is Black History Month, MLB Network and MLB.com are looking back at some of the most prominent African-American players in MLB history. Today we look back on the careers of former Mets stars […]

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Conference advocates Recovery through God | The Chronicle

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ELYRIA — The Epidemic of Hope Conference kicked off Thursday evening at Beyond the Walls Church in Elyria. The conference is in response to Ohio’s current opioid and drug crisis and was organized by Strawberry Ministries, Harvest Recovery Ministries and the Ohio Attorney General’s Drug Outreach Team. The initiative is a way to bring spiritual […]

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Darryl Strawberry talks about Lamar Odom, Drug & Sex Addiction on Dr. Oz Show


TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 21, 2017 – Baseball legend Darryl Strawberry sat down with Dr. Mehmet Oz on The Doctor Oz Show to discuss the addiction epidemic that is overshadowing our country today. The episode will air Friday, Dec. 22, with show times varying depending on region. Strawberry, now 14 years sober, has dedicated his life […]

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