I started working at Dallas 24 Hour Club 2 years ago, and within months I fell in love with the organization, but more importantly, I fell in love with the residents. Their determination and passion for overcoming their disease inspired me to want to help them even more than we already were. I began helping our residents with resume writing, finding a job, and achieving success through programs that we implemented like the Marketing Assistant Program, Kitchen Training Program and the Women's Empowerment Program.
My personal experience with addiction enhances my ability to communicate and connect with our residents. These individuals are suffering with their disease and deserve a second chance. I feel so blessed to work in an environment that encourages them.
Adrienne Santaularia is the Communications Director for Dallas 24 Hour Club.