Candace Thompson is a Registered Nurse and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor for RiverMend Health Centers. After graduating from the University of Georgia, she began her career in the field of addiction, having worked with various populations including, men, women, adolescents, the offender population and dually-diagnosed individuals. Candace is passionate about helping people change their lives by getting healthy in mind and body. She is excited to be a part of the innovative research that will improve upon the way addiction treatment is delivered.
Candace resides in Atlanta with her young son and enjoys cooking, traveling, and cheering for the Bulldogs.