Tim Ryan is a Recovery Advocate and Business Developer at A Better Life Recovery, a leading addiction treatment provider in San Juan Capistrano. In addition to his work with A Better Life, Tim is a renowned Public Speaker, Best-selling Author, A&E’s “Dope Man,” and Founder of A Man in Recovery.
A former business leader in a high-tech industry, Tim made and lost millions. As a heroin addict, Tim is a walking miracle who overdosed eight times, suffered two minor heart attacks, and was pronounced clinically dead three times. The star of A&E’s “Dope Man” and bestselling author of From Dope to Hope: A Man in recovery, Ryan found recovery in prison and has committed his life to sharing a message of hope and solutions after losing his son to an overdose soon after
finding sobriety himself.
As founder of A Man in Recovery Foundation and one of the world’s leading recovery activists, Tim works tirelessly to expose the truth about addiction from a former addict’s perspective and offer assistance to individuals, families, and communities impacted by America’s opioid abuse epidemic. Tim has been featured on CNN, Fox News, USA Today, Newsweek, and more and was named one of the top 100 visionary leaders in the world by Real Leaders magazine in January, 2018. See www.timandjennifer.org for more.