Mike Pitocco worked for the California Department of Corrections/Rehabilitation for 33 years as a Program Coordinator Division of Addiction and Recovery Services and continued to be involved with the drug treatment initiative as a consultant with the University of California, San Diego, Center for Criminality & Addiction Research. He activated Celebrate Recovery (CR), a faith-based ministry, at the prison. Mike has a certificate of ordination from Prison Ministry of America. Mike is a contributing author to the Amazon #1 best seller Crappy to Happy. It is a compilation with multiple authors sharing their experience and knowledge about: Love and Relationships; Health and Well-Being; Grief and Loss; Life Journey and Identity.