After entering recovery in 1999 from homelessness, complex trauma, substance use, criminal justice involvement, and mental health challenges, Steven began medication-assisted treatment (MAT) in 2000 for a severe and chronic opioid addiction. He discharged from the MAT program under medical supervision on February 13, 2014 and has dedicated his career to assisting and advocating for marginalized, disenfranchised populations. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee, where he co-founded a street newspaper, The Contributor, and served for six years as an appointed commissioner on the Nashville Metropolitan Homelessness Commission. Steven also serves on the Nashville/Davidson Metropolitan Strategic Planning Committee to end homelessness in Nashville. He has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from California State University, Chico.
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