For more than three years, Gordon has served as a peer recovery specialist and as the alumni and community outreach coordinator at Menninger.
He has special expertise and experience in a variety of areas, including as an addictions recovery peer support specialist, a mental health peer specialist and in non-professional peer recovery roles.
He is also a member of several professional organizations, including the Texas Association of Addictions Professionals (TAAP), the Texas Coalition of Behavioral Health Services and Houston Recovery Initiative. He is co-chair of the faculty committee for the 2022 TAAP conference.
Gordon says he is honored to do the work of recovery with colleagues who remind him every day, through the quality of their work, why he does this work.