Episode 35: Tammy & Courtney Kimmel
"As a mother of a daughter in long-term recovery, and a daughter that recently lost her battle to this disease I found a need to channel my grief and energy into something positive. My goal is to become a recovery ally. I want to use my voice to educate in hopes of stopping the stigma associated with substance use disorders."
Courtney Kimmel- A person in long term recovery residing in Sylva, NC. Originally from Florida where she was able to begin her road to recovery, Courtney is a Peer Support Specialist and will started school this past fall at Southwestern Community College in the Human Service/Substance Abuse program. Courtney’s hope is to see the community come together more and have less stigma towards those with criminal and substance use backgrounds.