AARC is pleased to announce the hiring of Jeff Comfort as our new Prevention Director! In this role, Jeff will be responsible for managing three state and local substance abuse prevention grants and implementing programs, strategies and environmental campaigns throughout St. Joseph County and working to foster community relationships and partnerships around substance abuse prevention.
It is with tremendous sadness that AARC announces the passing of Alberta Barnes, long time board member and supporter of the work of this organization, on Monday January 31, 2022. Alberta always brought a smile and endless enthusiasm for community work to everything she did. Her tireless work on behalf of AARC helped sustain the organization and raise awareness of the important work we are doing throughout St. Joseph County.
While she may be gone, her spirit and dedication to South Bend, her family and friends will carry on forever.
AARC is pleased to announce Cathy Dietz as our new Trauma-Informed Community Programs Coordinator! In this role, Cathy will be responsible for implementing the Handle With Care program throughout St. Joseph County and working to foster community relationships and partnerships around youth trauma support systems.
The Alcohol & Addictions Resource Center is pleased to announce that Brian Mounts will serve as the new Executive Director of our community organization. Brian previously served as the Director of Prevention & Community Outreach with AARC (since February 2016) and will begin his new role on October 1, 2021.