Eric is a person in sustained recovery from Portsmouth, VA. He came to McShin in January of 2019 as a participant and since has worked at the foundation in a number of different capacities. Recovery has not only granted Eric a second chance at life, he has found purpose in helping others find a new way to live. Eric embraces multiple pathways to recovery, encouraging each individual to find their own unique recovery journey. Staying immersed in the recovery community, Eric lives in a sober living house as well as serving full time as an Americorps representative at McShin’s recovery center. When he is not working, Eric likes to spend his free time with his dog and significant other. To fuel his recovery journey, Eric lives off a diet of Reese's, Ramen Noodles, and energy drinks.