P.J. Havice is enthusiastic about ensuring efficient, effective, evidenced-based quality treatment for those affected by substance abuse. A lifelong resident of Colorado, P.J. has worked in the substance abuse treatment field for a few decades. Her background also includes working in public health, emergency management, corrections and disaster mental health. P.J. is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Addictions Counselor with a master’s degree.
As a federal disaster responder, P.J. is trained to respond to medical, mortuary and WMD events. She has responded to several covid epicenters, authored a field guide for planning for a pandemic, and been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as a civilian. As the Executive Director at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake, she strives to connect with patients and peers and finds inspiration in their lives and stories each day.
The Recovery Village aims to improve the quality of life for people struggling with substance use or mental health disorder with fact-based content about the nature of behavioral health conditions, treatment options and their related outcomes. We publish material that is researched, cited, edited and reviewed by licensed medical professionals. The information we provide is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. It should not be used in place of the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare providers.