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Gary's Books

Top Executives Share Their Stories of Addiction and Recovery ... Learn More
THE HARDER THEY FALL: Celebrities Tell Their Real-Life Stories of Addiction and Recovery ... Learn More
FEEDING THE FAME: Celebrities Tell Their Real-Life Stories of Eating Disorders and Recovery ... Learn More

Gary Speaks

Read "My life with drugs, rock 'n' roll and addiction" on

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Speaker's Kit

Go to Gary Stromberg's speaker's kit.

Mr. Stromberg's presentation provides an informative and often humorous experience for a variety of audiences. His anecdotal approach is ideal for:

  • Employee Assistance Providers
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Treatment Providers
  • College Students


The BLACKBIRD Group is the off-spring of Gibson & Stromberg, one of the largest independent public relations companies in the entertainment business, with offices in Los Angeles and New York. G&S represented some of the all-time leading figures in contemporary music during the 1970ís; The Rolling Stones, Elton John, Pink Floyd, The Doors, The Pointer Sisters, Barbra Streisand, Neil Diamond, Jethro Tull, Steely Dan, Earth Wind & Fire, New Kids on the Block, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and Ray Charles, among many others.
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Reviews & Press

Gary appeared on Bradley Quick's Quick Fix Show on the Cool Change Network. Click here to watch the video.

Gary guests on Dr. Drew's Celebrity Addiction Television Special airing all this month on VH-1. Check the VH-1 website for dates and times.

"The strength of these always honest and affecting anecdotes is, in fact, their variety of paths to recovery..." Publishers Weekly

"In a new book, publicist and former drug addict Gary Stromberg reveals how he -- and some of his celeb clients -- got clean." Newsweek

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About Gary

Gary co-founded Gibson & Stromberg, a large and influential music public relations firm of the sixties and seventies. He represented such luminaries as The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Muhammad Ali, Barbra Streisand, Boyz II Men, Neil Diamond, Ray Charles, The Doors, Earth, Wind & Fire, Elton John, Three Dog Night, and Crosby, Stills, & Nash....
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February 25th - 9:30am
The Alcohol and Drugs Awareness Hour
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences Auditorium
Eisenhower Medical Center
Rancho Mirage, California.

March 31st - 8am
The Family Forum
The New Found Life Treatment Center
2211 East Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA

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