Headshot of Mountainside Treatment Center's staff member Alex Lahr

Alex Lahr

Recovery Coach — NYC


Alex is a Certified Addiction Recovery Coach and a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate. Their commitment to the sober community led Alex to founding a cooking class for people in recovery and their allies, showing participants that they can embrace positive change in the long term while having fun. In Alex’s current role, they work with a wide range of clients, from the LGBTQ+ community to young adults to business professionals, and draws from their personal experiences in recovery to help each individual develop the tools needed to build structured, healthy lives. In their spare time, Alex loves to watch classic films, take long walks through the city (or nature when possible!), absorb as many art and cultural activities as they can, and is learning how to tap dance.