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Lindsay Green

  Person in Recovery, Board Member Lindsay Green is very grateful to be working at Recovery Unplugged as the Director of Outreach, where she has the opportunity to help individuals struggling with substance abuse issues get the help they need. She strongly believes in the program and the importance of […]

David Horstman

  Person in Recovery, Board Member Dave Horstmann is a person in recovery from addiction to alcohol and drugs since January of 2015.  Dave has served on the board of RecoveryATX since June of 2018.  He also serves on the World Council for Oxford House Inc, which acts as an […]

Samara Sansom

Person in Recovery, Board Member Samara Sansom is a person living in recovery since November 28th, 2014. She joined the RecoveryATX board in June 2019. She is the Outreach Representative for Oxford House, Inc in Central Texas bringing safe and sober living to Travis, Williamson, Hays, and Brazos Counties. Samara […]

Jenna Neasbitt

Person in Recovery, Board Member BOARD MEMBER HIGHLIGHTS Jenna Neasbitt is a woman in sustained recovery from substance use disorder. Currently, Jenna serves as Recovery Specialist at Center for Social Innovation providing technical training and assistance as part of the Opioid Response Network. This work specifically focuses on the federally-funded State’s […]

Rob Hammett

Person in Recovery, Former Board Member What was the most significant event or series of events that encouraged you to change your mind and move into recovery? Going to treatment and meeting a member of the recovery community that was doing service work at the hospital. Having fun was a […]

Sara Buckler

Person in Recovery My name is Sara B.  I was born in Arlington, Texas.  I am the middle child of three.  In high school, I was associated with the “in” crowd, however, I never felt a part of the “in” crowd.  I felt as if I was standing on the […]

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Angie Long

Person in Long-term Recovery, Board Member On July 31, 2014, I began a life in recovery. I did not enter a life of recovery by choice.  By the grace of God, I awoke to a living room overflowing with my loving family accompanied by an interventionist.   For the next two […]

Chris Gates

Person in Long-term Recovery My name is Chris Gates, and I am living a big, cool life full of happiness, joy and freedom. And it’s all because I was a junkie and a drunk. Wait.. what? I grew up in a great family – supportive, loving and close, and I […]