The founder of the Bernard Hopkins’ Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Center, Philadelphia is world famous boxer Bernard Humphrey Hopkins Jr. Experts believe he is one of the best pounds for pound boxers of all time. His impressive career stretched from 1988 to 2016.
In this time, he held world title from two different weight classes. This includes holding the undisputed middleweight title from 2004 to 2005. Not to mention that he won a title at age 46, which makes him the oldest boxer to win a championship. This title was held before by George Foreman.
Bernard is primarily known for his in-ring abilities. But, he now embarks into other ventures. Specifically, ventures aimed at helping those who are truly in need. Bernard Hopkins has spoken before about his conversion to Islam.
Bernard swore off illicit drugs, alcohol, and fast food/junk food. However, he notes witnessing addiction firsthand. Public interviews reveal both of his parents struggled with a serious addiction. As a result, Hopkins aims to help others suffering from addiction. Bernards newest venture comes in the form of a new Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Center. The center’s goal is to help the people of Philadelphia which struggling with drug and alcohol addictions.
800 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
09:00 AM - 08:30 PM Monday - Sunday