Patrick O’Neil

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Patrick O'Neil is the author of the addiction memoir, Gun, Needle, Spoon. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles where he is an adjunct faculty member for their Continuing Education Program. He is a practicing Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor and is on the Board of Directors for REDEEMED, a non-profit Criminal Record Clearing Project that brings lawyers and professional writers together to help others move beyond their past. In 2016, for his exemplary work in the recovery community, O'Neil received a Governor's Pardon by California Governor Jerry Brown.