Delivering Better Highs
and Healthier Lows

An insightful, science-based and seriously funny approach to substance abuse prevention and mental health awareness

“I think everyone should leave my program feeling better than when they entered. One of my favorite outcomes is when a student feels validated by my message and leaves the program feeling encouraged to make healthy choices.”

In-person and Virtual Programs

Matt uses his background in neuropsychology to tailor his programs to the developmental stages of his audiences.  For student assemblies, he presents the science of natural highs and delivers important messages about resilience, positive social support and mental health.  He reinforces his points by using a simple acronym, LEAD:

Lean on healthy people for support.

Express yourself in a healthy way.

Achieve natural highs.

Don’t be afraid to take a stand.

“This was one of the best speakers that has come to Hastings and he had the crowd engaged the entire time. His use of volunteers was extremely well done. Best presenter we have had by a mile.”


Hastings High School, Hastings-On-Hudson, NY.