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The Shatterproof Stronger Than Addiction Challenge -

Speaker Series


September 9th - Nicky Bondz

Nicky Bondz is an artist from Long Island, New York, and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. Nick is not only a talented artist, but incredibly intelligent. He is a third year PHD student who holds a master’s degree in psychology and is a few credits short of a PhD. He brings with him a decade of experience in academic writing and research with a focus on mental health, addiction and recovery.   As an artist, Nick brings a creative wave alongside a razor-sharp focus and has started something inspiring by integrating his artistic side with his life experiences. Nick has been in recovery from Substance Use Disorder for 4 years and is passionate about helping others find sobriety.

For more information on Nicky Bondz:

Nicky Bondz Website

Nicky Bondz - Challenge Page




September 2nd - Corey O'Brien

Corey O'Brien is a professional dancer, content creator, model and advocate. In his career, Corey has performed for artists such as Iggy Azalea, Diddy, French Montana, Mariah Carey and more. Corey has toured all over the world performing in different productions and has danced on shows such as VH1's "Rupaul's Drag Race" and was a contestant on MTV's "Beyond Dance". He has modeled for various brands along with being featured in W Magazine, Dance Spirit Magazine and on the cover of publications such as Bello Magazine and Closet Mag. 

Corey recently shared his story of addiction and road to recovery in OUT Magazine and launched an Instagram live series called "Isolated in Sobriety" where he has connected with others during quarantine to bring a message of hope and inspiration to those who need it. Corey is thrilled to team up with Shatterproof and be a voice in their Speaker Series. 




For more information on Corey O'Brien:

Corey O'Brien Online             





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