CT Community for Addiction Recovery
A lifetime exploring the multiple pathways
Phil Valentine shares what his recovery journey has looked like after a lifetime of exploring multiple pathways.
Phil Valentine, RCP is the Executive Director for the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR). An accomplished facilitator, speaker and leader, Phil has devoted his career to recovery promotion. As a man in recovery since 1987, Phil is seen as a leader in the recovery coach profession, training thousands of coaches over the years, writing numerous blogs, developing innovative recovery support services and hosting the Recovery Matters! podcast with his wife Sandy. In 2015, Phil completed a thruhike of the Appalachian Trail, a journey of 2,189 miles, carrying the message of recovery the entire way.