volume 2 issue 3
Dear colleagues, friends, and fellow professionals:
I would like to thank you for your support and kind words as this newsletter has expanded in distribution and readership since its inception seven months ago. This month, I highlight some controversial legislation that recently passed in Georgia (would love to hear your thoughts on this topic) and feature a unique professional and business owner in the area of addicition and behavioral issues.
Here's to a booming summer business season and exotic tropical getaways...!
To your success,
Criminal Defense Attorney
Professional In the Spotlight: Bradley R. Baker
Brad Baker is the Founder and CEO of Addiction Services Group (ASG) and is a nationally known expert in the field of addiction, substance abuse, and behavioral issues. Brad formed ASG to assist families whose loved ones, adolescent or adult, are struggling with addiction. Over the past decade, Brad and his group have helped hundreds of families by providing referrals and placement, conducting family interventions, monitoring progress while in treatment, and providing recommendations for after care or transitional programs. Prior to forming ASG, Brad created and ran one of the most successful groups in the country tasked with locating and recovering runaway and missing children. Brad is an amazing resource to families and professionals in the Atlanta area, and you can check out his website at: www.interventioncenter.com. Please feel free to contact Brad at: 404-308-1151 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: What type of business are you in?
A: I created Addiction Service Group Worldwide (ASG) over 12 years ago with the mission of working with individuals and their family members who are dealing with difficult issues pertaining to substance abuse, addiction and/or behavioral issues.
Q: If you could learn one random skill, what would you learn?
A: I would like to learn how to sail. Eventually, I would like to own my sailboat and spend my retirement years just sailing around the world with my wife and our dog.
Q: What 3 items are always on your desk?
A: Water bottle (you should always be drinking water), Baseball (I use it to distract me when my mind is blocked) Reading Glasses (although I can never seem to find them).
Q: What accomplishment are you most proud of?
A: Joining the Army when I was 18 years old. Aside from God and my wife, it was one of the best decisions I have ever made.
Q: If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?
A: I would set up a foundation to pay for the treatment of Combat Veterans struggling with substance abuse and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Then I would buy my sailboat and live out question #2.
Please contact me if you would like to nominate a professional to be featured in this monthly e-newsletter.
Motivation and Inspiration
"Always do right-this will gratify some and astonish the rest."
"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving."
"Success is not the final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."