Steve Ford Talks Addiction, Recovery And His Famous First Family


By Morgan Chilson

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White House anecdotes melded together Saturday night with stories of addiction and mental health, as the son of former President Gerald Ford and wife Betty Ford shared his story as part of Valeo Behavioral Health Care’s 50th anniversary.

Steve Ford, who was 18 when his father became president after then-President Richard Nixon’s resignation, didn’t hold back on discussions of his famous family, the addiction secret that plagued them and his own fight to find peace.

“Back in the late ’70s, my mother changed the face of addiction when a former first lady raised her hand and said, ‘My name is Betty and I’m an alcoholic…click here to continue reading