Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Stuart Birnbaum, Ceo, and Executive Director, of Recovery Advocates Treatment Center in Westlake Village, California www.recoveryadvocatesusa.com Recovery Advocates provides primary rehabilitation service, medical, and psychological care, detoxification, counseling, and support for individuals caught in the grip of addiction and alcoholism. Recovery Advocates specialize in aftercare programs designed to provide caring, comprehensive support (Sober Living, Intensive Outpatient, and Sober Companion programs). They assist in the transition and re-integration into life following treatment. Fletcher will be discussing what the rehab experience is like from that very first phone call to get help. Stuart Birnbaum graduated from the USC Film School and worked for Federico Fellini on "Fellini's Roma" before moving to San Francisco where he wrote, produced and directed "The Chicken Little Comedy Show." Birnbaum's career was launched as a comedy writer; penning for Lily Tomlin, Chevy Chase, Redd Foxx, Christopher Guest and Tim Conway and is the recipient of a Writers Guild Award and an Emmy nomination.