Founder & President of Racing for Recovery
Todd Crandell, Professional Counselor (PC), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC III), has dedicated his personal and professional life to helping substance abusers rechannel their destructive behaviors into positive, life-affirming action. Read More >
Running with Demons Trailer
ADDICT Documentary Trailer
There is More Than One Way to Get to Cleveland
Interview: Todd Crandell's Journey and Career
Racing for Recovery Channel 9 Australia: From Addict to Ironman
Drug addiction and other forms of self abuse typically stem from emotional trauma. A professional counselor and former addict, Crandell has a deep understanding of the thought processes and motivations that drive substance abusers, and the energy required to maintain such a life. In this insightful presentation, Crandell discusses why people choose to use drugs, and how the power of self-esteem and choice is all addicts really need to begin rebuilding their lives. Energetic and inspiring, Crandell also shows audiences how to rechannel their own negative behaviors into positive, life-affirming actions.
There are many roads to recovery, but not all are created equal. In Todd Crandell’s case, traditional dependency programs didn’t provide the support and motivations required to break his cycle of abuse. Armed with a keen understanding of addiction and how the mind works, Crandell set out to develop a modern, alternative approach to overcoming addiction. Based on the premise of converting one’s negative behaviors into positive, productive actions, Crandell and his organization have helped thousands of people overcome their addictions while achieving – and maintaining – both the mental and physical health required to live their lives to the fullest.
Realizing that traditional dependency programs were often lacking, Crandell set out to create his own. In 2001, he created Racing for Recovery, a federally recognized 501 c-3 non-profit dedicated to helping others prevent and overcome addiction. Since its humble beginnings, Racing for Recovery has grown to help thousands of addicts achieve and maintain both the physical and mental health required to lead happy, productive lives.