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Best Drug Rehabilitation CEO Per Wickstrom Speaks to Lem Barney at Detroit’s Hometown Heroes Event

(PRWEB) August 20, 2013

Per Wickstrom, the CEO of holistic treatment facilities including Best Drug Rehabilitation, recently sat down with former Detroit Lions great Len Barney at the Detroit’s Hometown Heroes Event to discuss a critical issue affecting young people across Detroit and nationwide: alcohol and substance abuse.

Mr. Barney, who is widely considered to be one of the greatest defensive backs in Detroit Lions history and was elected to the NFL Hall of Fame in 1992, believes that the root challenge lies in the fact that, compared to parents of yesteryear, today’s parents aren’t teaching, training and educating their children about drugs and alcohol.

“When I was young, my mom and dad told me about the threats and dangers of drugs and alcohol, and that helped me stay on track,” commented Mr. Barney. “However, today’s parents aren’t sharing that same message, and I think it’s because they don’t know how to speak to their kids, or execute the message. They know what to say – they just don’t know how to say it.”

“Lem’s point about the communication disconnect between young people and their parents today is extremely insightful and very accurate in my experience,” commented Per Wickstrom, who personally battled addiction issues and intimately understands the pressures and challenges that individuals and families face as they seek addiction rehabilitation. “Kids and parents need to talk, to share, and to let each other know that they’re cared for and loved. While we can do many great things at a community level, ultimately, it comes down to families and how they work – or, unfortunately, how they don’t.”

Per Wickstrom’s conversation with former Detroit Lions great and current NFL Hall of Famer Lem Barney is available at

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Amber Howe, Executive Director BDR, at (231) 887-4590 or ahowe(at)rehabadmin(dot)com.

About Best Drug Rehabilitation

Best Drug Rehabilitation offers treatment programs, and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful. Led by CEO Per Wickstrom, Best Drug Rehabilitation also understands that recovering from an addiction is an intense emotional and physical challenge, and as such provides clients with a comfortable and private space that is safe and free of anxiety. Ultimately, Best Drug Rehabilitation offers recovery geared to the personalized needs of each client, which is an option that makes the chance for long-term success much more likely.

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