Jane Velez-Mitchell
Honored at the 9th Annual
Experience, Strength, and Hope Awards

Feb. 27, 2018 – “The ESHA awards are crucial for the recovery community in that they provide a fun way for addiction experts to come together and celebrate sobriety while, at the same time, trading ideas and strategies about how best to inspire and promote recovery.”

At the 9th Annual Experience, Strength and Hope Awards (ESH Awards), Emmy Award-winning journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell was honored for her work in carrying the message of recovery. Orchestrated by Leonard Buschel of Writers In Treatment, the Experience, Strength and Hope Award is given each year in recognition of a memoir that tells the story of a person’s honest journey from addiction to recovery. Jane Velez-Mitchell was recognized for her New York Times best-selling memoir, iWANT: My Journey from Addiction and Overconsumption to a Simpler, Honest Life.

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Highlights from the 9th Annual
Experience, Strength & Hope Awards

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DSC_7518This year’s honoree, Jane Velez-Mitchell, with presenter and past recipient, Pat O’Brien

Jane with Leonard Buschel

Host Ed Begley, Jr. with Ahbra Schiff and Leonard Buschel

Actor, Bruce Davison with presenter Joanna Cassidy and host Ed Begley, Jr.
Anna Robles performs at the reception 2018esha9
Jane Velez-Mitchell at the reception with Dufflyn Lammers

Musical performance by Jami Lula

Spoken word performance by Blu Nyle

Tony Denison with Claudia Wells

Todd Zalkins and Mike Meeker receive the RRFF Audience Favorite Award

The evening concluded with comedian, Alonzo Bodden