We have an exciting group of very successful individuals from all areas of the entertainment industry lined up for the future. My hope is that those who share their time and experiences with our youth will find value in the experience and encourage others to participate.
Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2006
Echo Malibu Teen Treatment Center’s Writers and Artists series recently featured actor Matt Wheeler, co-star of MTV’s PUNK’D. The agency’s Writers and Artists series is designed to feature successful and sober writers, actors, musicians, artists and others from the entertainment industry who want to share their stories with youth in treatment for chemical dependency, emotional or behavioral disorders.
During his time with the teens Wheeler shared stories regarding his own adolescence and obstacles he faced growing up. In addition, he shared stories about his work on PUNK’D where he Punk’d celebrities such as actor/comedian Bernie Mac, Olympic Gold Medalist Shaun White, actress Kristin Cavalleri of the hit show Laguna Beach and Hit Band, Fall All Out Boy.
According to Dr. Jeff Nalin, co-founder of Echo Malibu,
http://www.echomalibu.com, Wheeler’s efforts had a significant impact on the youth. “Matt’s encouragement meant a great deal to each of the participants. He’s someone that they respect and that many of them strive to emulate. The fact that he would take time to reach out is deeply appreciated.
According to Dr. Nalin, http://www.echomalibu.com , Echo Malibu’s Writer’s and Artist’s series features a special guest each month. “We have an exciting group of very successful individuals from all areas of the entertainment industry lined up for the future. My hope is that those who share their time and experiences with our youth will find value in the experience and encourage others to participate.” As for Wheeler, he is already scheduled to return to spend another evening with the youth. Echo Malibu Teen Treatment Center is the premier treatment program for youth struggling with chemical dependency, emotional or behavioral issues. To learn more about the Writers and Artists series or other components of the treatment program visit the web site at http://www.echomalibu.com .