Counselors and Staff

Cindy Howard, Family Support Specialist


Cindy is one of the few counselors who have been in the addiction recovery field her entire professional career.  She assists her husband, Vern in day to day operations and provides family support services.

Niki Jenkins, Counselor and Administrator


Niki works for Bulloch Recovery Resources, also owned by Vern and Cindy Howard, providing both counseling and administrative support for Damascus.

Are your customers raving about you on social media? Share their great stories to help turn potential customers into loyal ones.

Steve Mooney, Certified Relaspe Prevention Specialist, Program Manager

Steve works for Damascus and Bulloch Recovery Resources. Meeting day to day needs of clients/residents. Facilitates clients treatment, and monitors progress.

Site Content


Vern Howard, Director

As a person in long-term recovery from alcoholism and addiction, Vern understands first hand the requirements to get and stay sober.  He is a nationally certified addiction counselor, and opened Damascus in 2010.