Creating, Cultivating, and Codifying a Continuum of Care: The Transition for Adolescents from Treatment to School
Bea Blackmon, LMSW, graduated from John Jay High School in 1993 and a year later joined the United States Navy. There she served as a Hospital Corpsman and was stationed in various places overseas; Italy, Greece, Germany and Spain, as well as the States. Bea has been in long-term recovery from drugs and alcohol since August 30, 2011. In 2017 she graduated from Our Lady of the Lake University with dual degrees in Sociology and Social Work. She went on to complete a Masters in Social Work from Our Lady of the Lake University. Bea is currently serving as a board member for the National Association of Recovery Schools and is the Program Administrator for Rise Inspire Academy—San Antonio’s first and only recovery high school.