William Cope Moyers joined the University of Alabama on Friday, April 26 at 2 p.m. in the Ferguson Student Center’s ballroom as part of our Guest Speaker Series. As a recovery advocate and NY Times best-selling author of “Broken,” Moyers shared his experience from substance use to the beauty of recovery.


William C. Moyers is the vice president of public affairs and community relations for Hazelden Betty Ford, based in Minnesota.

As the organization’s public advocate since 1996 Moyers carries the messages about addiction, treatment and recovery to audiences across the nation.

He has appeared on Larry King Live, the Oprah Winfrey show, Good Morning America and National Public Radio. Moyers is the author of several books including Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption, a New York Times best-selling memoir published in 2006 that is still in print. He lives in Saint Paul.