Ed graduated from Saint Anselm College in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. He also completed the drug and alcohol certificate program at University of Massachusetts Boston. Ed has been working in the substance abuse dependency field for the past seven years. He has served in various roles ranging from case manager, admissions, and community outreach. He has also worked extensively in peer recovery-based programs offering “real world experience” to those that suffer from substance use dependency. Ed has been a dedicated practitioner of the 12 steps since 2011.