Narconon Colorado Staff Member Highlight: Cody P.
At Narconon Colorado, we have a highly dedicated team of staff members. Our staff members are committed to helping people not only overcome their addiction but also to take the necessary steps to live a better life.
Being a Narconon staff member takes hard work and a whole lot of understanding and compassion. Working at Narconon is not a typical 9-5 job and it often entails long hours and working on holidays, but ask any staff member and they will tell you that all of the hard work is worth it to see someone truly regain control of their lives.
So in the first interview of a series that will highlight these amazing people that I am lucky to not only call my coworkers but also my friends, I would like to introduce you to Cody P.
What is your job title and what tasks do you perform at work?
I perform several duties around the center but my main duties would be:
- Supervising students through the Life Skills portion of their programs.
- Helping students who are having a difficult time during their program get back on track.
- Helping families and students come up with mutual solutions and plans that are manageable and real for everyone involved, to help them be successful after completing the program.
- Helping other staff members maintain balance in their lives.
- Help students understand how to live a better and more ethical life.
How long have you been working in the addiction field?
Almost five years.
What made you decide to work in the addiction field?
I began working in the addiction field because I wanted to help people overcome addiction and help them live and experience a better lifestyle.
What have been some of your biggest wins working in the addiction field?
Seeing people make positive changes in their lives and seeing their family members happy with those changes. It has also helped me to live a healthier lifestyle with good relationships. I am able to live a life that I am proud of and help others to do the same.
If you could give one piece of advice to someone reading this that might be currently struggling with addiction what would it be?
That you and everyone around you are worth a positive change.
If you could give one piece of advice to someone reading this whose loved one might be struggling with addiction what would it be?
Don’t give up trying and if you feel like you can’t help your loved one, call somebody that can help you.
What is your favorite thing about working at Narconon?
Watching people change for the better.
What are some of your hobbies outside of work?
Rock climbing, fishing, going to the gym and spend time with friends.
Is there anything else you would like to say our readers out there?
Learn to truly live because life will keep living with or without you.
Cody P.—Narconon Colorado Staff Member