Mike Matoney, MBA LICDC




Mike Matoney is the CEO of New Directions, a residential and outpatient treatment program for adolescents, young adults and families with drug and alcohol challenges, and Crossroads, an outpatient behavioral provider for children, adolescents and families in Lake County, Ohio.  He has over 35 years of experience in the nonprofit sector in Cleveland.


That Sober Guy podcast

An interesting podcast about addiction and recovery with resources from people who have personally struggled and found a way to beat addiction.







Young People in Recovery

Every young person deserves opportunity and hope in their future. Young People in Recovery believes in giving young people a voice and YPR is that voice. Join the movement at their website.











Plus P Productions









Plus P Productions advocates for those in recovery and seeks to support them, their families and friends and anyone else who chooses sobriety as their path. Their products represent what happened, what it was like, and what it’s like now. Change doesn’t come easy so go and celebrate with them at their website.


Recovery Passport

Recovery Passport is a proprietary software platform with a mobile application designed as a life-aid to help people suffering from drug and alcohol addiction to stay in recovery.

The product combines evidence-based clinical tools along with interactive social and gaming technologies to help members actualize their recovery and build aftercare networks. Our platform empowers clients to make better choices through a peer-to-peer feedback loop and provides dashboards to track how they are progressing in recovery. Clients can add a preselected circle of support, use the daily journal feature, and challenge themselves by setting goals. The circle of support feature provides clients with an interactive format to promote recovery enhancing behaviors.

Recovery Passport provides drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers a behavioral record of how individuals and patient populations are doing while in treatment and post recovery treatment. Recovery Passport creates a new virtual tether linking therapists with patients in real time.  Learn more about their website here.

Doing it Sober










 Helping Others Live Sober

“Helping Others” has set out to improve the quality of life for youth, families, and communities by providing a continuum of scientific information, education, and personal experiences on the role of service in addiction recovery.



Rehab 4 Alcoholism offers a free helpline and intervention service for people suffering from alcoholism and mental health problems. Check out their website.