Paul Bryant, LMSW, CRSS

Program Director

Paul was born and raised in Birmingham, AL and has a strong desire to give back to the community. Paul completed his undergraduate studies in social work at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), and also received his master’s degree in clinical and medical social work from UAB. While attending UAB, Paul was a member of the Phi Alpha social work honor society and was the recipient of the Norman Eggleston Award. Currently a licensed master social worker and certified recovery support specialist, Paul had been practicing clinical addiction treatment, coordinating the entirety of recovery support services for all of Jefferson County, Alabama’s specialty and treatment courts. He has had the honor to facilitate training on recovery at the local, state, and national level. Bringing years of professional recovery-oriented experience to Birmingham Recovery Center, Paul himself is in long term recovery which is why he is so passionate about helping people find recovery and becoming the best versions of themselves. He understands that stopping substance use is only the beginning, and to truly improve quality of life people must find purpose, grow, be happy, be useful, and experience true peace.