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Our Staff

Catherine Tootle

Executive Director, Recovery Coach, CARES


Catherine is a person with 6 years devoted to long-term recovery. "I embrace my recovery because it has restored my confidence. I speak out about my recovery so others will not die in silence. I live recovery out loud so others who are struggling will know that they are not alone." 


"Recovery gives me the opportunity to help others. I am so excited to share my joy and passion for recovery with the world through my career with the FTR."
-Catherine Tootle 


Sydney Hardee

 Recovery Coach

Operations/Outreach, CARES


Sydney is a person in long term recovery, with 5 years
dedicated to living a life without alcohol or illegal substances. She
is compassionate and genuine in her interactions with people, and
loves to love on others. Sydney is passionate about sharing the hope
she has found in recovery.

"I'm blessed for this opportunity to share my experience, strength, and hope with our community on a daily basis!"
-Sydney Hardee


"To do the work I've been called to do by my Higher Power is the greatest honor I've ever received. I'm grateful for the opportunity to share my experience, strength and hope with others today." 

- Julia Curiel 

Julia Curiel

 Recovery Coach, CARES


Julia Curiel is a woman in long-term recovery, with 3 years since she has used prescription and non-prescribed narcotics and alcohol to cope with life. She is grateful for a daily reprieve of her addiction. She believes in Freedom Through Recovery's mission to make recovery accessible and attainable for all who suffer from the disease of addiction.

Our Promise to Individuals of Susan Ford RCO

Through education advocacy and peer-support we will assist with finding the pathway to recovery that works best for you.

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