The May, 2015 TEDx talk "It's Time...for Substance Abuse to Graduate" empathizes the role every person has with addressing drug or alcohol issues surrounding them in the culture. In this brief overview prepared in advance of the TEDx talk, Dr. David Anderson highlights his research, teaching, and development of resources. It provides the context of the TEDx talk, demonstrating Dr. Anderson's larger emphasis on wellness, health promotion and legacy development. Click here to view the video.