Referral Relations Specialist
Linda, as Referral Relations Specialist, focuses on community outreach by building relationships with clinicians who treat substance use disorder, trauma, and mental health. Linda also works as the Family Recovery Coordinator and serves as a ready resource to families who are struggling with addiction, trauma, or mental health issues within their family systems.
Linda has worked several years for both adult and adolescent treatment centers and has extensive experience working with families searching for resources and guidance in addiction recovery. Linda has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Oklahoma. She has served on several local community Boards including, Oklahoma Outreach Foundation and Parents Helping Parents. She has facilitated family support groups and has worked as a volunteer, speaker, and panelist for Parents Helping Parents and The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA) in New York City. Linda loves her role with the Healing Springs Ranch team because of the integrity of their program and the uniqueness of their approach to treating addiction.
She comes to this field as a Mom who recognized her adolescent son was in crisis with his addiction. With the help of several in her community, she was able to find a strong residential program for his substance use disorder. Linda is convinced residential treatment saved his life and she has since devoted herself to helping others find help.