Award Winning Journalist and TV Writer Ethlie Ann Vare to Speak at Pasadena Recovery Center

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Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 at 12PM PST

We are honored to have Ethlie as our featured guest for this month's speaker series. She is not only an incredible woman with a lot to say, but she is a long time friend. We hope her recovery experience can inspire many.

Pasadena Recovery Center is pleased to welcome renowned journalist, producer and screenwriter Ethlie Ann Vare to their groundbreaking speaker series on Wednesday, February 11th at 12PM. Ethlie is ready to talk about her personal experiences with alcohol and drug addiction that ultimately led to her stay in state prison. Vare has been listed in the International Who’s Who of Women for more than two decades, and shares her incredible expertise on addiction in her book Love Addict: Sex, Romance and Other Dangerous Drugs.

Ethlie Ann Vare is best known as the writer and producer of hit TV shows CSI, Renegade and Silk Stalkings, and is often referred to as, “the ex-con who writes cop shows.” One of the original writers on the long-running series Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda, Ethlie is also known for writing TV movies for SyFy Channel, Hallmark Channel and the controversial play These Women Will F**k You Up. Mackenzie Phillips, Treatment and Recovery Advocate at Pasadena Recovery Center, will be introducing Ethlie, and following the talk there will be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions.

"We are honored to have Ethlie as our featured guest for this month's speaker series. She is not only an incredible woman with a lot to say, but she is a long time friend. We hope her recovery experience can inspire many, " said Phillips.

Pasadena Recovery Center Speaker Series hosts amazing authors, entrepreneurs, celebrities, and experts to talk about their personal experiences with addiction and the way it has affected both themselves and the people around them.

Along with her accomplishments in writing and producing, Ethlie is known as a distinguished visiting lecturer for many prestigious schools and has hosted international online chats on women's issues through the US State Department in territories as diverse as Sierra Leone and Bangladesh. Ethlie has also written two award-winning books that focus on the history of women inventors, Patently Female and Mothers of Invention, as well as the textbook Women Inventors And Their Discoveries. Her biography for young readers, titled Adventurous Spirit: A Story About Ellen Swallow Richards, won the Public Library Association Award in 1992. Love Addict is Ethlie’s 11th published book, the first on the subject of addiction, drawn from her firsthand experience. “It is,” she says, “a funny book about a serious subject.”

About Pasadena Recovery Center:
Located in the charming historic district of Pasadena, the Pasadena Recovery Center was co-founded in 2000 by renowned psychiatrist Dr. Lee Bloom, his daughter Alison Triessl, and his son Michael Bloom. The 98-bed drug and alcohol treatment center is nationally known for its 12-step based comprehensive treatment program and highly skilled, licensed and certified staff. Pasadena Recovery Center is dedicated to providing compassionate, comprehensive care to those suffering from chemical dependency and is proud to offer lifesaving and life-changing treatment at an affordable cost. The Pasadena Recovery Center’s goal is to reintroduce sober individuals into society with the skills necessary to lead meaningful, productive lives.

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