Former NBA player goes to Mechanicville to talk about drug abuse

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The entire city of Mechanicville was invited to a free dinner and a chance to hear former NBA player Chris Herren speak. Herren travels all over the U.S. sharing his story, not of stardom but of drug abuse, warning people of the dangers.

He says he’s been sober for 14 years. He hopes by sharing his story, he can help others who are struggling.  

In a room full of teenagers and their parents, he shared his struggles with drugs. He talked about how it ruined his NBA career and how it affected his family.