A fisherman with a PhD. A family man and an Army Colonel. A literal nuclear physicist who holds a Certified Recovery Support Peer Specialist credential, Eric is never exactly what he seems. Eric Daxon is a cheerful, funny, and wholesome jokester of a peer recovery counselor. He’s big on puns… Read More»
You may already know that Rise Recovery program staff is comprised of people in long-term recovery. What you may not realize is that recovery extends to other staff members and our board members as well. Board Trustee, Kal Grant, gave an interview on the Recovery Lab podcast earlier this week.… Read More»
Jovan Gonzales works as a youth peer support recovery coach at Rise Recovery. Like all members of our program staff, Jovan is a person in long-term recovery from substance use and has an amazing story to tell. Favorite Ice Cream: Lemon Cookie Ice CreamFavorite Color: YellowFavorite Flower: SunflowerGo-To Karaoke Song:… Read More»
Rise Recovery is grateful for our Friends of Rise Recovery: a group of donors making monthly donations that sustain our mission. Monthly donors receive a special perk: our new quarterly magazine, The Knot. Read the winter issue here: Volume 1 Issue 2 Monthly donors will receive a physical copy of the magazine… Read More»
Bea Blackmon’s career with Rise Recovery started unexpectedly. As she prepared to start an internship at a different organization, Bea learned that the internship had been abruptly canceled. With nowhere to start, she turned to her former program director, Shelly who had told her if she needed anything to let… Read More»
The fourth speaker for Rise Recovery’s 2022/23 Speaker Series arrived on Friday, December 3 to enlighten our attendees about the ins and outs of drug court and introduce us to one of his graduates, Cherise.
Rise Recovery’s Ian Boarnet, RSPS, sat down with us to talk about his journey going from participant to staff member, life as a Rise Inspire Academy (RIA) youth peer recovery coach and what it means for him to tell his story to the youth. So, tell me about yourself and… Read More»
Each month, Recovery Uncovered brings great information as well as moving stories to the forefront of the conversation around recovery. October’s episode features Evita Morin, Rise Recovery’s CEO, with timely information about the country’s current fentanyl crisis.
Rise Recovery’s Ricky Hill, Youth and Telehealth Program Manager, and Armani Jè Balderas, Telehealth Youth Peer Recovery Coach, sat down to talk about the importance of telehealth peer recovery, giving back to the recovery community, and what legacy of telehealth can have at Rise Recovery! So, tell me about yourself… Read More»