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Recovery Advancement System
Our Staff
Life Skills Development

Michelle Adams, CIP, PRS

Our Founder

Michelle is a graduate of SMU's Non-Profit Leadership Program, Certified Intervention Professional, state certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist, current Board Member of the National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR), and CEO of Bentley Place and Intensive Integration Outpatient.

In addition to being a published author, Michelle has received several awards and national recognition for her work in helping addicts find hope and achieve long term recovery.

2014 Dallas TAAP Professional of the Year
2012 Regional Ruby Award Recipient
2011 Texas Ruby Award Recipient
2011 Channel 11 'Texan with Character'

She has dedicated her career to helping women and men in their recovery of substance use disorders. After 18 years of drug addiction, Michelle paired her life experiences with her skills and passion and founded Recovery Inn in January 2008.

Michelle is a published author in Dare to Be a Difference Maker Volume II. She has also been featured in numerous media including Channel 11 News; Advocate Magazine, Plano Profile Magazine, Dallas Morning News and Plano Star Courier.

Life Skills Development

Julie Mehalick, PRS

Our Director

As the Program Director, Julie is responsible for the development, facilitation, and implementation of our sober living program, and oversees our team. She uses her years of experience as an alumni and staff member of Recovery Inn to ensure our residents are supported and understood during all stages of their stay.

Julie comes to Recovery Inn with a passion and drive to help others succeed. Julie also brings her own experience through the life of sober living to get where she is today. She started with Recovery Inn as House Manager and has been promoted several times to get to where she is now.

Additionally, Julie continues her education working towards becoming LCDC (Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor) so that she may continue to provide excellent care for our residents in sober living. She currently holds a certificate in Recovery Coaching and is a Peer Recovery Support Specialist.

Julie has passion for helping people who desire recovery and also strongly believes in the company’s approach to first-class treatment, stable and safe housing, and providing essential life skills. She knows firsthand that they were the missing links in her past attempts at recovery.

Our Wonderful Staff

Stacy Craig, PRS, Program Coordinator


Recovery Inn is certified through TROHN and meets national standards.
Recovery Coaching
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