Jolene Gerald is an Addiction Counselor with Recovery Keys addiction treatment and recovery program in St. Augustine, Florida.
Jolene recently moved to St. Augustine, Florida from Alaska where she previously worked at Central Peninsula General Hospital in the Behavioral Health Department. She has worked at multiple levels of care in the addiction field including Detoxification, Inpatient facilities, Outpatient facilities and Transitional living facilities.
Jolene has been in personal recovery for 6 years. When asked why she decided to start a career in the addictions field her answer is quite simple, “When I achieved true recovery, I stopped playing the victim and making excuses and decided to take action instead. I am passionate about sharing my experiences with others to provide the guidance needed to make those same changes in their life.”
Jolene holds certifications as a Chemical Dependency Counselor 1, National Certified Peer Support Specialist, and Behavioral Health Technician. She remains active in the recovery community.