Jackie Daniels is a licensed clinical social worker in Indiana, and a dedicated professional with nearly two decades of experience in the field of mental health and addiction. Currently serving as the Director of Clinical Development at the Indiana Center for Recovery in Bloomington, Indiana, Jackie has made significant contributions to the advancement of mental health and substance use disorder recovery initiatives.

Jackie received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Indiana University. As a person with lived experience, Jackie brings a unique perspective and passion to her role. Her journey has fueled her commitment to advocating for individuals in recovery, and she actively engages in training and speaking engagements on crucial topics such as co-occurring disorders, bipolar disorder, stigma, suicide and overdose prevention, and trauma-informed care. She has presented to audiences small and large, with over 500 presentations and speaking engagements under her belt.

Jackie’s impact extends beyond her professional roles. In 2012, she showcased her expertise on Lifetime Television’s “Teen Trouble” with Josh Shipp. In 2016, she played a pivotal role in introducing the overdose antidote “Naloxone” to Indiana University students, demonstrating her dedication to creating safer environments and addressing the opioid crisis. Additionally, Jackie pioneered the establishment of the first Collegiate Recovery Program on campus and the first in Indiana, furthering her commitment to supporting students in recovery.

Jackie is driven by the belief that individuals in mental health recovery deserve access to high-quality care within a safe and comfortable environment. She understands the importance of building a solid foundation for a meaningful future. She remains steadfast in her mission to make a positive impact on the lives of those navigating the challenges of recovery.