Chaplain Joe Herzanek


Joe Herzanek, a man who battled his own demons of addiction over thirty years ago, says, "I know people can change. If I can do it, anyone can!"

Joe's own life struggles and practical advice offer hope and solutions to those living amidst the turmoil of someone's alcohol and drug abuse. Chaplain Joe Herzanek is the president and founder of Changing Lives Foundation. As an addiction counselor in Colorado he spent sixteen years working in the criminal justice system as the Chaplain at the Boulder County Jail. Joe is the former host of Recovery Television, speaker, producer of several DVDs and author of the award-winning book "Why Don't They Just Quit?" Joe currently serves as Chaplain at the Weld County Jail in Greeley, CO.

His passion is for helping men and women struggling with addiction, as well as their family members and friends.

Chaplain Joe Herzanek and his wife Judy have three (adult) children, Jami, Jake, and Jessica, and enjoy the beautiful Colorado outdoors with their two Cairn Terriers, Lewis and Clark.

Where to find Chaplain Joe Herzanek online

Where to buy in print


How do I show my love without enabling? . . . and more.
Joe Herzanek outlines some of the most common questions families and friends ask about addiction and recovery.


Why Don't They Just Quit? What families and friends need to know about addiction and recovery.
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
This award-winning book covers critical topics: - Why a person does not have to hit rock-bottom - When helping is actually hurting - How to deal with a relapse - Why effective intervention doesn't have to be a surprise attack Achieve the peace of mind that comes from knowing what works, what doesn't and why. Why Don't They JUST QUIT? provides the answers you're looking for.

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