Mount Pleasant, MI
Robert Storrer is a Certified Addictions Counselor and Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. He became an auricular detox specialist in 2009 and a registered trainer for auricular acupuncture in 2010. He has spent a great part of his career in the field on alcohol and other drugs, education, prevention, intervention and treatment.
He started his career path after beginning his own personal recovery journey. This led him to a passion for community-based prevention and interventions and began working as a AOD prevention educator for Central Michigan University in 1992 for 4 years, began training/facilitating and consulting in 1992 for Marco International a program addressing problems of alcohol and other drugs in public housing communities, a collaborative initiative with HUD and CSAP, which then let to other community and national intervention programing.
He became more focused on substance abuse recovery while working as a residential therapist at the Pine River Recovery Center 1998 to 2003 and then Ten Sixteen Recovery Network as a residential therapist from 2004-2008. He has been a residential therapist for Behavioral Health of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe since 2008.
He is fluent in many Anishinabek teachings and is able to successfully merge traditional and contemporary approaches with the Red Road Wellbriety teachings. He has received numerous recognitions for his contributions nationally, to the community and specifically to the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe.
He is responsible for the development and implementation of acupuncture services at both the Mt. Pleasant and Saganing reservations for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe.