After a near death experience from an addiction to prescription drugs, Michele Zumwalt has dedicated her life to helping others find hope and recovery. She is a devoted wife and mother of two beautiful daughters. Michele has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Marketing. Her story was featured on the CBS Evening News, “Eye On America,” NPR “Morning Edition,” and was highlighted on numerous television news, radio programs, and in newspaper articles. Michele has been the keynote speaker for many notable organizations such as the Sacramento Women’s Expo, Sacramento Monthly Speaker Meeting, the University of California, Davis, medical student classes, etc. As an advocate for legislative advancement in treating drug addiction, she has successfully changed California State Law, specifically the way opiates are distributed. She is a Law Enforcement Chaplain and a Critical Incident Stress Debrief Facilitator, assisting Police Officers after Officer Involved Shootings and the community in traumatic situations such as death notifications for Sacramento County. She serves as a Finance Elder for Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church. She sits on the Board of Directors for the American River Alano, which serves thousands seeking 12-Step recovery. Michele is Executive Director of a non-profit children’s charity, Contractors Caring for Kids, which she and her husband, John, founded in 1995. Over $500,000 has been raised for local children in need. She has a steadfast faith in God and her life’s purpose is found in serving Him by serving others.
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Ruby Shoes: Surviving Prescription Drug Addiction
by Michele Zumwalt
Millions of people worldwide suffer from prescription drug addiction. “Ruby Shoes” is a true story about a devastating prescription addiction tornado, being lost in a strange world, and the precious gift that takes us HOME. This book offers a personal account of the horrors of prescription drug addiction and a biblical, 12-Step, life application solution to the problem.
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- The Parker Affair
on Nov. 19, 2015
Awesome book! I LOVED it. Rich and wonderful family story that leaves you appreciating the lasting love of the characters. This is a must read!