Bria has been with Hawaii Island Recovery since September 2012. She was born in Denver Colorado, grew up in Durango and Seattle, Washington. She has also lived in Los Angeles. She was also a client at HIR 7 years ago. She is very dedicated to her recovery and is very involved with the recovery community on this island. In her personal time she works closely with women in drug court. Her former experience includes working as a caretaker, personal assistant and bicycle messenger.
Bria brings to her job her life experience of being an addict and generously shares her journey out of the darkness of addiction with our clients.
“ If I can do it, anyone can!”
Bria is a CSAC (Certified Substance Abuse Counselor). She is currently pursuing a BS in Psychology at the University of Hawaii. She loves working at HIR and contributing to our clients’ solutions. She really enjoys living on the Big Island and loves snorkeling, hiking, camping, swimming with dolphins, her fellowship with others in recovery, and anything having to do with nature.