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Lacey

Coach, Sioux Falls

Lacey is a former coaching member herself – she knows exactly how it feels to reach out and how amazing the connection with a peer coach is.

Coach type: Person with addiction and loved one

Coaching since: 2021

Lived experience:
I started using substances when I was really young and I’ve tried about every drug there is since then. I’ve had a few periods of sobriety but always struggled to maintain wellness in the midst of abusive relationships and temporarily losing my kids. I’m a former Face It TOGETHER member myself – I know exactly how it feels to reach out and how amazing the connection with a peer coach is.

Professional background:
I’ve primarily worked in the service industry, usually waitressing and bartending. My last job was housekeeping at a local inpatient treatment facility. I loved connecting with the clients, but I knew I had so much more to offer than just cleaning.

Expertise:
Domestic violence, CPS, DSS, mental illness, psychology

Interests:
I love spending time with my family. It’s not often that we’re all together, but we like to do anything outside, especially camping and hiking. We also do a lot of crafts; painting is my favorite.


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