Stanton Peele, Ph.D., J.D., is an addiction expert who has investigated, written about, and treated addiction over five decades. He is the author of 14 previous books that have sold, collectively, almost two million copies. These include such classics as "Love and Addiction," "The Truth about Addiction and Recovery," "Diseasing of America," and "7 Tools to Beat Addiction." He has received awards for his lifetime contributions from the Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies and Drug Policy Alliance. Stanton was recognized in The Atlantic as one of "10 people who are revolutionizing how we study addiction and recovery." In the course of his life's work, Stanton has identified that addiction isn't limited to drugs. He was among the first to describe natural recovery and its anchorings in life t Zach Rhoads is a consultant for families and children. In these roles, Zach has demonstrated a gift for communicating with kids who are having difficulties-along with families and teachers who are stymied by their failures to reach these children. Zach developed this empathy through his own problems as a child who wasn't successful at school and for whom standard diagnoses and treatment weren't helpful. Moreover, in his 20s he developed a heroin addiction, which-after several years and a near-death experience-he left behind. Zach is also a Life Process Program coach.