Jimmie Searle, CRC, TPCCC ED Peer Recovery Coach

Jimmie Searle, MEd, CRC

Peer Recovery Coach, Emergency Department, University of VT Medical Center (UVMMC)

Jimmie is a Boston, MA native and moved to Burlington, VT, in 2018. He studied Sociology at Virginia Wesleyan College and earned his Master’s Degree in Education at Boston University. Jimmie has worked at treatment facilities, transitional housing programs, and now at the UVM Medical Center Emergency Department. He has firsthand experience with AA, NA, CMA, SMART Recovery, and Refuge Recovery. Before entering the world of recovery, Jimmie worked as a teacher at a Deaf school. He spends his free time with his husband, dog (Bodhi), and cat (Zen).