Get to know your hosts Dr. Roy Alabado and Michelle Christo! Michelle Christo is a Rider University graduate with a degree in psychology later obtaining her board-certification as a Certified National Drug and Alcohol Interventionist. Her life is dedicated to guiding those struggling with Substance Use Disorder, and educating families and the public to implement a stigma free world. In 2018 she opened A New Way of Life Intervention Services, offering interventions nationally to families in crisis and early stages of substance abuse. When Michelle is not out in the field helping families, she is raising her own. She’s a single mother to a vivacious, intelligent and sassy 3 year old, Emma. Together they learn as much as possible about this beautiful world around us and travel when time permits. Their favorite things to do together are dancing, singing and going on adventures. Dr. Roy Alabado is a highly accomplished Healthcare Consultant and Academic Practitioner. He is an Senior Professor at Rowan College of South Jersey located in Vineland, New Jersey and a Healthcare Consultant for a prominent hospital located in South Jersey. More importantly, he is a single parent, devoted to his son, Bronson. Dr. Alabado received his undergraduate degree from West Chester University located in West Chester, PA. He also received his Master of Science degree in Health Education and Administration and a Doctorate of Educational degree in Educational Leadership from St. Joseph’s University located in Philadelphia, PA. Being a parent is the most important role in life. Raising a child can be challenging and demanding for a single parent, but we live life to love our children. Love is the basic element of life. We all share a common bond of devotion and affection for our children. Dr. Alabado liveswith his son, Bronson, in South Jersey. He is a lover of traveling, culinary arts, yoga, martial arts and spending quality time with the people he loves. Whether going to the beach, vacationing at an exotic destination, or practicing Taekwondo with Bronson, spending time with each other is God’s blessing.