Melissa Rice



Melissa is a proud alcoholic in recovery who is determined to challenge the stigma and stereotype attached to addiction. Having gone from primary school teacher to rehab, Melissa knew that her experiences were that of many and so, set out to write the pitch for award winning podcast BBC 5live podcast Hooked: The Unexpected Addicts.

Melissa is currently writing a book as well as forging a new career in policy as she is committed to being a part of wider change.