Janet Pottoroff - Program Coordinator for Change Is My Gain
Janet Pottoroff has her Master’s Degree in Social Work. She has spent the last 26 years within the field of human services with expertise in the field of Addictions within the Criminal Justice System. In 2003, Janet was awarded the prestigious honor of Substance Abuse Counselor of the Year award from the Indiana Criminal Justice Association.
Janet works at KEY in the capacity of Coordinator for the “Change is My Gain” Program. She provides WRAP and Self-Advocacy Workshops to the women at the Marion County Jail. Janet also splits her time working the warm line that KEY provides.
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Tanisa Bixler - Office Manager
For most of Tanisa's life she was told mental health was a negative thing. She was diagnosed with mental illness in her teens. Throughout Tanisa's life she learned having mental illness isn't a death sentence; just a way of life. Prior to coming to KEY Consumer, Tanisa worked as a hospital technician for over fifteen years.
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A.D. Martin - Support Group Coordinator
A.D. is a career veteran of the US Marine Corps and Indiana Army National Guard. He obtained a BS degree in General Studies from Martin University and applied his talents in a number of health care and service related fields prior to joining KEY.
A.D. is currently credentialed as a Community Health Worker/ Certified Recovery Specialist with a Substance Abuse Endorsement. He is a peer with lived experience who served as a trainer for ASPIN, and who pursues continuing education in high-demand disciplines.
Today, A.D. uses his extensive knowledge and skill sets as a Peer Specialist at the VA Medical Center; Peer Group Facilitator; Peer Support Coordinator; Warmline operator; and journalist for KEY’s newsletter. “If it weren’t for the staff that have encouraged and supported me throughout my KEY experience I might’ve deprived myself the opportunities and enjoyment from a dream job I receive every day in this next chapter of my experience”.
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Sarah Gunther - Executive Director
Sarah Gunther studied social work at IUPUI. She began her career with KEY in 2008 as a part-time warmline operator. She eventually became the Office Manager, and in March of 2019 was hired as Executive Director. Sarah strongly believes that recovery is not only possible, but probable. She is inspired by the people she talked with on the warmline, by their strength and courage to reach out for help. Sarah works every day to reduce the shame and stigma of mental health conditions, and help people take charge of their wellness.