KJ NIVIN (pseudonym) who wishes to remain anonymous has been a recovery for over twenty seven years and has worked the 12 Steps in several different recovery programs. He has sponsored many recovering people through the 12 Step process and has worked in the recovery community with their families and friends. He has a vast experiential knowledge of recovery by working for organizations like Father Martin's Ashley drug and alcohol treatment program, worked with patients outside of the facilities assigned for treatment in the United States Army Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program, Naval programs, Jail meetings and by setting an example of staying sober himself. He has been invited as a speaker to many recovery groups, Universities,TV news programs, and organizations interested in addiction.
Nivin has authored workbooks on alcoholism, sexual addiction, and compulsive debting to pass on his message of recovery. He has also written Fiction Novels highlighting recovery issues and spirituality in them. KJ believes in giving back what was so freely given to him.