Tim’s Testimonials

“Tim is not afraid to share his journey…” Tim has lived a life that most can’t imagine, and it has molded him into the person he is today. Tim spoke to two of our community schools, and he first asked some of our faculty, then our students, about drug use. Tim has that unique ability … Continue reading Gene Allen
Practice Manager
Lawrence County Memorial Hospital
Lawrenceville, Illinois

Gene Allen
Practice Manager
Lawrence County Memorial Hospital
Lawrenceville, Illinois

“I would highly recommend Tim…” We had Tim Ryan and staff in for our local Opiate Addiction Community Awareness campaign. Tim did two high school assemblies and one community forum. We were very pleased with the presentations and the community support that went into it. I would highly recommend Tim to any local drug awareness … Continue reading Sheriff Steve E. Bareis
Perry County Sheriff’s Office
Pinckneyville, Illinois

Sheriff Steve E. Bareis
Perry County Sheriff’s Office
Pinckneyville, Illinois

“Tim stands behind his word and promise” After hearing Tim speak at the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Association’s seminar on Opiate Abuse in Rural Communities, my CEO and I left with a great feeling of hope and determination. As a healthcare organization, we are experiencing the effects of opiate abuse in our small rural community … Continue reading Carol J. Mulholland
Marketing & Foundation Director
The Health & Wellness Foundation
Sparta, Illinois

Carol J. Mulholland
Marketing & Foundation Director
The Health & Wellness Foundation
Sparta, Illinois

“You provided a message of hope” Tim Ryan, you brought a face and a voice to this disease. You explained how much as you despised your choices, drugs always came first…over family, over job, over life. You helped [our] foster parents, many whom are caring for other people’s children who are still choosing drugs over … Continue reading Sandra Kutkuhn, MSW
Family Education and Resource Supervisor
HOPE Family Resource Center of Craven County
New Bern, NC 28561

Sandra Kutkuhn, MSW
Family Education and Resource Supervisor
HOPE Family Resource Center of Craven County
New Bern, NC 28561

“He has touched the lives of so many…” Tim has had the opportunity to come back to the place where he was incarcerated and give back to those currently in the same situation he was previously in. The inmates talked about Tim for months, as it gave them hope that, one day, they could be … Continue reading Lauren Holt, LCPC
Assistant Program Director
WestCare Foundation/Sheridan Correctional Center
Sheridan, Illinois

Lauren Holt, LCPC
Assistant Program Director
WestCare Foundation/Sheridan Correctional Center
Sheridan, Illinois

“Tim’s message is clear…” As a speaker, Tim’s amazing message is clear as he creates an atmosphere that grabs his audience through humor and knowledge. As I sat in awe, he delivered a guided educational and emotional tour into his own past and present life. We were given opportunity to listen to the unedited, unscripted … Continue reading Shirley Williams
Children Services Team
Beaufort County Department of Social Services
Washington, North Carolina

Shirley Williams
Children Services Team
Beaufort County Department of Social Services
Washington, North Carolina

Tim Ryan and Rich Wistocki presented to parents and community members and really made the connection for them. Without the usual scare tactics, Tim and Rich  informed, advised, and offer concrete strategies for parents in dealing with teenagers and the perils of addiction. The down to earth approach made the presentation relevant and reduced the … Continue reading Robert A. Rammer, Ph.D.—Assistant Superintendent, Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District

Robert A. Rammer, Ph.D.—Assistant Superintendent, Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District