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Chris Therien

Chris Therien
Recovery Advocate

Chris Therien, affectionately known as Bundy, is a former professional hockey player and Olympic Silver Medalist.

He played 12 NHL seasons for the Philadelphia Flyers and is the longest-tenured defenseman in franchise history, playing in 753 games. Chris later spent seven years as a Radio Broadcaster for the Flyers and eight years as a popular Broadcaster/Lead Analyst for NBC Sports Philadelphia.

Chris is also an author, motivational speaker, and mental health advocate. His work plays an integral role in raising awareness, ending stigma, and normalizing substance use disorder and mental health treatment. Chris has become one of Pennsylvania's most influential voices in the field of substance use disorder, treatment, and recovery. Chris began his recovery journey in 2006 at Caron Treatment Centers and now works with Caron as a Recovery Advocate. His personal journey as a professional athlete struggling with addiction is heartbreaking, astounding and inspiring.

Chris is also the co-founder of The Therien Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to providing financial support and sober living arrangements to individuals struggling with addiction and mental health.

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