Carl J. Alves
Technical Assistance Provider
Carl has dedicated his life to improving the lives of others through the prevention and treatment of substance abuse. In the late 80’s his life was touched by the addiction of a loved one and since that time he has dedicated himself to building capacity to better address the prevention and treatment needs of the region. Trained in business at UMass Amherst Business School and as an alcohol and drug counselor through UMass Boston, he continues to implement evidence based strategies and build capacity in the South Coast region, at the state level, and beyond. Carl has served as coalition volunteer, coordinator, executive director and consultant to numerous non-profit enterprises.