Q: What is the most rewarding part of being on staff at The Recovery Center Intensive Outpatient Program?
Having the opportunity to help families find recovery. I also enjoy the camaraderie and support of the other staff members.
Witnessing the devastation addiction causes to families.
Q: Do people really recover from drug and alcohol addiction?
Yes, they do really recover. Not only do they get better, but often times they achieve a higher level of functioning than they ever previously experienced. This being said, in order to stay healthy individuals must actively work on their recovery.
Q: Do you have any pets?
We have two family dogs. One is a miniature dachshund named Chuck and the other is a miniature schnauzer named Izzy.
Q: What are the most common barriers to recovery you see people face in early on in their treatment?
Letting go of old (unhealthy) friends and relationships. People also tend to struggle finding fun sober things to do.
Q: What is your favorite restaurant?
Charlie’s in Springfield Louisiana
Q: What lead you to work in the addiction recovery field?