Randy Haveson is a 30 year veteran in the field of addiction with extensive experience as a treatment center counselor and Director of Health & Alcohol Education at highly accredited universities. Hitting the stage internationally, Randy is a welcomed speaker who exudes raw energy fueled with magnetic charisma and the relatability of a best friend. As an award-winning Addiction/Recovery Expert & Behavioral Strategist Randy offers three advantages over the competition:
As a speaker who works with high schools, colleges, and businesses internationally, Randy’s most requested program is on harm reduction from the use of alcohol and other drugs. By educating students and employees on how to avoid the Path to Addiction, his goal is to help people identify when someone they know or love has a potential addiction problem. By offering proven techniques, they can effectively support that person to get the help they need.
Drinking affects college students, their families, and college communities at large. Each year, an estimated 1,825 college students between the ages of 18 and 24 die from alcohol-related unintentional injuries, including motor vehicle crashes. Each year, an estimated 599,000 students are unintentionally injured under the influence of alcohol. Each year, an estimated 695,000 students are assaulted by another student who has been drinking. Each year, an estimated 97,000 students are victims of alcohol-related sexual assault or rape.
Our cutting-edge program offers a better and more defined set of tools to effectively deal with AOD and other issues. Our interactive program educates university students, administrators, and businesses on the issues of AOD use and misuse, leadership development, and self-esteem issues. The core focus is to successfully eliminate self-destructive behaviors and to improve cognitive awareness of the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs as well as other behaviors that get in the way of your success.
This harm reduction program gives students the tools they need to make low risk choices with alcohol. Randy created the Party with a Plan® program to give students concrete and simple guidelines to follow that will help them be safer to themselves and those around them when they consume alcohol. Visit Party with a Plan to learn more.
This is the formula for better grades, healthier relationships, less stress, less self-criticism, and an overall happier life. Randy understands that 90% of the obstacles we have in our lives come from within. In his years as a therapist, he discovered a method of teaching people how to overcome the barriers that get in the way of success. This program outlines a practical method to discard self-criticism and begin to accomplish your goals in an easier and more confident manner.
Marijuana used to be called a "gateway drug," but not anymore. Learn more about the evolution of pot and how it has become more popular, more socially accepted, and more dangerous. This program will address every angle of the marijuana issue, from legalization and tax benefits to marijuana addiction and health costs.
What differentiates a "social" drinker from an abuser? Is there a way to tell whether someone is an alcohol abuser or an alcoholic? This program will help your staff be better equipped to understand the path to addiction and how to help students and colleagues from venturing farther down the path.
For decades now, universities have been conducting alcohol and other drug (AOD) education and prevention on campuses across the country. But it's not enough. Those are only two components to a truly comprehensive AOD program. The theory of this training is to address the two missing pieces of this equation, and those are treatment and recovery. All four need to be addressed and used in concert with each other in order to truly serve the college population.
Randy understands that there are different dynamics for different grade levels. Randy tailors his presentations to his audience, whether they are in 9th grade, 12th grade, or a grade level in between.
Randy’s number one requested program for parents is “How to Raise a Drug Free Child.” This presentation can be for the parents of high school, middle school, or lower school students.
Randy is an expert at training and consulting with school faculty and staff. His programs are straightforward, packed with current and practical information, and are based on his personal and professional experiences.LEARN MORE
This is the elephant in the board room. According to a CDC report, American businesses lose over $134 billion per year because of lost productivity due to alcohol and other drugs. Over 15% of American workers say that they were impaired in their work because of alcohol at least once in the past year.
Knowing how and when to say something is difficult. This training is meant to address that issue. We will discuss what it means to have an alcohol problem. We will define "social drinking" and show how this phrase is abused. Tips and skills for talking to someone with a potential problem will be addressed. Managers and fellow employees will have the tools they need to deal with this devastating social problem.
What exactly is "responsible drinking?" If you ask 5 people to define this term, you get five different answers. Randy's "Know the Code" formula was created to teach people what responsible or low risk drinking really is. His guidelines are easy to follow and understand, and will help you see how to avoid getting in trouble with alcohol.
This is a recipe for success. Following these guidelines, you will achieve healthier relationships, less stress, more productivity, less self-criticism, and an overall happier life. Randy understands that 90% of the obstacles we have in our lives come from within. In his years as a therapist, he discovered a method of teaching people how to overcome the barriers that get in the way of success. This program outlines a practical method to discard self-criticism and begin to accomplish your goals in an easier and more confident manner.
Look at the members of your "team." Everyone has strengths that are of value to the entire team, but those strengths come in different forms. This program explores the elements of working together as a team and how to optimize each member's ability effectively.