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WVU Hardesty Festival of Ideas presents Chris Herren

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Chris Herren shares his journey navigating the disease of addiction, the road to recovery and his mission to make a difference.

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WHAT: Hardesty Festival of Ideas Speaker Series at West Virginia University

WHO: Chris Herren, former NBA player and advocate for prevention of substance abuse.

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Zoom link will go live 30 minutes prior to the event.

NOTES: Following the presentation, Q&A will be moderated by Frankie Tack, a West Virginia certified advanced addiction counselor.

Questions for the speaker can be emailed in advance of the event to Please list the speaker name in the subject line.

This event is free to the public.

The event will not be archived for viewing later. 

Read more about the 2020 Hardesty Festival of Ideas. 



CONTACT: Lisa Martin
Special Events Coordinator Senior

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