Eric is a former Division 1 hockey player at Clarkson University who has traveled around the United States and spoke to thousands of Middle School, High school and college students and student athletes on how to make healthy life decisions when struggling with pain and adversity in life such as anxiety and depression.
Eric started devoting his life to helping youth make healthy life decisions because he watched many friends around him make poor decisions growing up, including using drugs and alcohol. Unfortunately, one of these people was his brother, who eventually died of a drug overdose. Yet, Eric was determined to make good choices. Now, through his presentations he helps youth, make healthy life decisions so they, too, can enjoy greater success today and throughout their lives. Eric has been invited to speak on multiple podcast and has started his own Youtube channel witch give’s youth tips to make healthy decisions in life’s toughest moments.
He was interviewed by running congresswoman (Caroline Colarusso) to discuss the tragic story of his brother, how It affected his family and the life mission he has set out on to help the youth. Eric has partnered up with the Herren Project to connect with more students and expand his outreach. The Herren Project’s mission is to empower, inspire, and support the youth affected by substance misuse and promotes healthy lifestyle choices to help prevent substance misuse. Coming from the heart and personal experience, Eric’s talks resonates with students and moves them to take action to live a much happier healthier life.