Ohio Justice & Policy Center

Lavado Townsend Uses His Experiences to Help Those Recovering From Addiction

Lavado Townsend has a new job. A charismatic, talkative Cleveland native in his early 50s, Lavado recently became a certified Peer Recovery Supporter, and is now a case manager at an addiction recovery center. His first days on the job were pleasantly hectic: running drug tests, moving clients in and out of the center’s sober […]