Waterfront Celebrates Staff Graduations


College of the Redwoods Spring 2022 graduation was a family affair for Waterfront Recovery Services. Staff member Jeremy Campbell shown here with WRS Medical Director Dr. Ruby Bayan (above left) and WRS Board member and CR professor in the Addiction Studies Program, Stuart Altschuler (above right). Campbell graduated with 3 degrees!

AS Social Work & Human Services

AA Liberal Arts: Behavioral Social Science Addictions Studies Certificate


Randy Patton, WRS SUD Counselor (right) with Professor Altschuler graduated with an Addiction Studies Certificate.


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Community Steps Up To Honor
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John McManus 1964 - 2022

raising the bar for care in our community. McManus walked the walk and showed others the way. We will forever be indebted to this tenacious and compassionate man.

Family, friends and community collaborators came together at his memorial to celebrate the life of this powerhouse that ended too soon due to ALS. Speakers shared stories about McManus as loving father, smart, compassionate advocate, amazing musician and most of all, hilarious friend. Laughter marked most interactions with him and this occasion was no different. There was a general sense of appreciation that we had this wonderful man in our lives.

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It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Alcohol Drug Care Services’ Executive Director and Waterfront co-founder John McManus. He was a fearless, street-smart visionary who insisted on