About the author

Chris Boutte

Chris Boutté is an author, YouTube influencer, podcast host, and committed advocate for mental health. After years of struggling with an alcohol and drug addiction, Chris was able to get sober in 2012 and now has a passion for helping others. In addition to his personal experience, Chris is a certified life coach as well. He reads voraciously about psychology, philosophy, mental health, social issues, politics and more, and shares what he learns in blogs, podcasts, and videos. Chris takes complex research and communicates it in his writing in a way the average person can understand to improve their lives. On his successful podcast and YouTube channel, he interviews experts, professors, scientists, journalists, and more about their work. Chris has also been featured in numerous publications such as Vox, Insider, VICE, and many others.