Jason Smith / The Bitter Taste of Dying

Jason is heavily involved in the recovery community in Northern California as a speaker and a writer. He is a frequent speaker at the California Medical Board and California Board of Pharmacy, sharing his experience, strength, and hope in getting out of the hell that is addiction.

His writing has been published extensively in both online and print media. His eclectic style ranges from personal essays to investigative reporting, drawing on his own personal travels and experiences.

Jason's new book, The Bitter Taste of Dying is available now for pre-order.

Jason is also the Creative Director of the recently launched, "Real Vice. Real Life." site, TheRealEdition.com