Category: In the News

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

The Dr. Oz Show episode 9067

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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“Prayer never goes unanswered:” Darryl Strawberry on the power of prayer

Darryl Strawberry

Four-time World Series champion Darryl Strawberry says do not underestimate the power of prayer. “I think it’s very important that people understand that prayer does work,” Strawberry said in response to critics of “thoughts and prayers” after a tragedy. Many political leaders, including President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, were criticized for sending […]

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Fed Funds to Treat Addiction

President Obama at his desk in the White House

In his reply to a letter from a Pennsylvania mother, the President emphasizes the need for additional funding to respond to the opioid epidemic. This is the latest post in our “Asked and Answered” series, in which we periodically feature an exchange between the President or a Senior Administration Official and an American who wrote […]

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Darryl Strawberry Inspires Students & Attendees at St. Leo University – Tampa Tribune

Saint Leo University, the oldest Catholic college in Florida, which has over 15,000 students in attendance, welcomed a visit from Darryl Strawberry on March 26th. Touring the campus, he met with students, student athletes, staff, alumni, college hopefuls, addiction professionals, and local residents, sharing his story, his beliefs, and his hopes for future generations. […]

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