Testimonial: Carver Middle High School

Carver Middle High School 60 S. Meadown Road Carver, Mass 02330 January 14, 2015 To whom it may concern; This year we have had the pleasure of having Mr. Rich Barnes address the students of Carver Middle High school on two separate occasions. He spoke first with our middle school students grades 6-8 in the fall and then we gladly welcomed him back most recently to speak with our high school students grade 9-12. In both presentations, Mr. Barnes was well spoken with a clear message about substance abuse. Students were actively engaged throughout his presentation and really connected with his personal testimony leaving our students inspired and empowered. In fact, a number of our students contacted Mr. Barnes directly through his website to personally share the impact his story and presentation made on them and our school. We were also very impressed at Mr. Barnes ability to gear his […]


Testimonial: Portsmouth Middle School

To Whom It May Concern: I am pleased to write this letter of recommendation for Richard Barnes.  Richard spoke to our 7th and 8th graders this year about his trials and tribulations dealing with this addictions and have found his story to efficient and effective. Richard captivated these youngsters and made a difference in their thinking.  He was respectful and diligent in his talk. I have no hesitation in recommending the services of Richard Barnes, and we will certainly be calling on him again as the need arises.  Please feel free to contact me regarding this recommendation if required. Best Regards, Erica C. Sousa 6th and 8th Grade Guidance


Testimonial: East Middle School

During the 2012-2013 school year, Richard Barnes spoke to the entire student body at East Middle School. During this presentation, Mr. Barnes openly discussed his years of alcohol and drug addiction and his journey to recovery. I strongly recommend Mr. Barnes as a speaker to middle school students. I believe that his message regarding the potential dangers of drugs and alcohol is important for young people to hear. Dennis Geniuch, Assistant Principal, East Middle School, Brockton