Alicia Farrell’s ability to bring an introspective and accurate modern-day perspective to an epidemic that is often times miss-represented, is unmatched. Popular beliefs are challenged in such a way that is easy on the ears, which is so important when addressing an audience filled with those that both support and denote marijuana use. Alicia provides an objective view of scientific fact, coupled with her extensive professional experience as a mental health professional. She has spoken for us on many different occasions, each of which have had remarkable effects on audiences of professionals, families, and young adults, provoking thought and most importantly, action.