Mike Diamond

Certified Addiction Recovery Expert, Interventionist on A&E’s Intervention (premiering June 24), and the Author of A Dose of Positivity. Mike is a Nationally Certified Interventionist Professional (NCIP), a National Certified Case Manager (NCCM), a Nationally Certified Recovery Coach (NCRC) and a breath coach.

Originally from Perth, Australia, Mike battled undiagnosed dyslexia, suffered abuse at a young age, started using drugs and alcohol at 12, and has battled cocaine and alcohol addiction for most of his life. After winning the Green Card lottery and moving to America, Mike landed several actings role, including a guest spot on HBO’s Sex and the City, and built a career in entertainment. He appeared in Miami Ink, NY Ink, and later directed, produced, and starred in Bondi Ink Tattoo Crew.

Splitting his time between NYC, Miami and Los Angeles, Mike worked in the NYC nightclub industry and had regular gigs performing stand up, but the late-night lifestyle took a toll on him.

At the height of his career, while shooting a TV show for VH1, Mike realized that he needed to turn his life around or risk losing everything, including his life. On April 16, 2006, he made the decision to get sober. Since then, Mike has dedicated his life to helping thousands of individuals and their families navigate the challenges of addiction and help guide them on the road to recovery.

Years later, after becoming a father, Mike cured himself of ulcerative colitis naturally. Defeating all odds after his appendix burst, he went on to set a Guiness World Record by running 30 half marathons in 30 days to raise money and awareness for the daughter of a family friend suffering from a rare, incurable disease.

- The Mike Diamond

Mike is also the author of 7 Steps to an Unbreakable Mindset and hosts a podcast called The Dose. He has been on Access Hollywood,  Spectrum News Los AngelesGood Morning LaLa Land, and more.

Mike can speak to the following topics and more:

  • Drug and Alcohol Addition and Interventions

  • Opioid and Fentanyl Crisis

  • Body Brokering at Rehab Facilities

  • Teenage Addictions

  • Creating Healthy Habits

  • Health & Wellness (Specialty with Men 40+)

  • Overcoming Physical/Mental Abuse and Trauma and Thriving