Author: Helaina Hovitz

Helaina Hovitz is a journalist, editor, author, young person in recovery, and native New Yorker who has always had the unreasonable notion that she can help change the world.

Her first book, After 9/11: One Girl’s Journey Through Darkness to a New Beginning, details her recovery from both Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and alcoholism, and will be available in September.

Her experiences have led her to a career as a journalist who writes about social good, social issues, and the ways that people are working to help make the world a better place.

She is Co-Founder and Editorial Director of the forthcoming news service Headlines for the Hopeful, and is a contributor to Forbes, Huffington Post, and The Daily Meal. She has also written for The New York Times, Salon, Newsday, New York Observer, Teen Vogue, Chicago Tribune, Avenue Magazine, Narratively, New York Post, and others.

To connect with Helaina, visit HelainaHovitz.com, follow her on Twitter @HelainaHovitz, or reach out on LinkedIn.
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    She is Co-Founder and Editorial Director of the forthcoming news service Headlines for the Hopeful, and is a contributor to Forbes, Huffington Post, and The Daily Meal.
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    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Alcoholism; Social Good and Social Issues
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