Matt Newcome, BS, CPS, is Area Recovery Representative at RiverMend Health Center of Atlanta. His responsibilities include serving as a liaison between RiverMend Health Center of Atlanta and the community, building relationships and being available for face-to-face meetings and educational speaking engagements with various organizations.
Matt was a college student when addiction derailed his education and his dreams. After seeking treatment and eventually achieving long-term sobriety, he decided to dedicate his career to helping others regain their health, happiness and sobriety.
Matt earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro. He is a state of Georgia Certified Peer Specialist. In his current role, Matt works closely with intake recovery centers, admissions, clinical staff and healthcare professionals regarding referrals, discharges, follow-up and other pertinent communication.
He is committed to bringing awareness to addiction in the community and collaborating on the development of workshops for professionals, including professional weekends, events and facility tours.