BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Bills safety Jordan Poyer helped shake the stigma of addiction during a forum at Medaille University.

Thursday’s discussion focused on mental wellness and recovery from addiction. Poyer has been public about his personal struggles with alcohol and how he perseveres, after he quit drinking, two years ago.

Members of Medaille’s clinical mental health counseling program joined Poyer for Thursday’s talk.