A very personal conversation between Alcohol Justice Executive Director / CEO Bruce Lee Livingston and former SF 49ers Super Bowl Champion Eason Ramson about his life and professional football career that ended when he spiraled into substance abuse, crime, and prison.
“Eason fought his way back and does important work now with youth at the Bayview Hunters Point YMCA in San Francisco,” stated Livingston. “He’s committed to helping them overcome the influences that propelled him down a path of self-destruction.”
In the emotional video, Ramson describes hitting rock bottom fueled by peer pressure, alcohol, drugs and an indifferent sports league. He recovered with the help of San Francisco 49ers coach Bill Walsh. Now Ramson empowers youth through his CARE Program and challenges the power of Big Alcohol in sports.
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