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The Art of standing back up

Discover the extraordinary journey of Nicolas who was the victim of a serious face-to-face car accident caused by a young drunk driver. Faced with this overwhelming ordeal, he showed remarkable resilience, recovering from months of hospitalization and rehabilitation that lasted more than a year and a half.

Today, far beyond all expectations, he is not only a bachelor, but he is also finishing his 2nd cycle studies at the University, he has travelled alone with his backpack around the world, has become trilingual in the process and he now works in tech sales, where he is very successful. He uses his inspiring story to give a message of hope to young people while raising awareness of the dangers of drunk driving.

Nicolas is now a recognized academic speaker and a leader for youth, with a moving and motivating testimony. Her impactful journey inspires resilience and ambition in young people, captivating audiences from all walks of life.


  • Testimony of a victim of drunk driving 
  • The negative consequences and sequels that changed his life
  • A story of perseverance and resilience in the face of adversity Message of hope for young people

For who

  • High school students (14-17 years old)
  • Cegep students
  • University students

See conference details in the pdf version

"This conference can really save lives!"

(Student, Iberville school in Rouyn-Noranda)
"I do want you to come back to give your talk this year, it was much appreciated by students and staff last year."
Bianca Daigneault, Psychoeducator, Centre de services scolaires de Rouyn-Noranda

Saint-Hubert (Quebec)


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