Rick is a member of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP), the Massachusetts Governor’s Interagency Council on Substance Abuse and Prevention, and the New Hampshire Friends of the Drug Court.
Rick has held the position of Youth Commissioner in his home city of Newton, Massachusetts, and has shared his Experience, Strength and Hope and at a variety of community organizations. More information about the places Rick has visited can be found on the Events page here.
Rick also serves on the Board of Directors of Improbable Players, a touring troupe of young, diverse actors who present a repertoire of plays that spotlight tough social problems as they relate to substance abuse. Additionally, he is a Board Member of the Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR), Hope House, and Over My Shoulder, a non-profit devoted to promoting mentor relationships.
In addition, Rick has participated in numerous individual and family interventions and has served as a mentor, sponsor, and recovery coach for many people struggling with drugs and alcohol. “Addiction may not be a choice but recovery is.”