CARE Dallas Announces New Executive Director

CARE (Chemical Awareness Resources & Education) is pleased to announce Susan Morgan has been named the Executive Director by the CARE Board of Directors.

“Susan’s wealth of knowledge in program design, grant writing and partnership coalition will be invaluable to CARE” says Paula Hayes, Board President. “She is recognized state wide for her advocacy on behalf of the addiction and recovery community. Her passion for helping families and children affected by addiction is evident the minute you meet her.”

Susan Morgan graduated from Baylor University with a B.S in Education in 1977 and went on to earn her M.A. in Education from Sam Houston State University.  During her career Susan served as a Drug Prevention Education Specialist for the East Texas Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, and later became Executive Director of that organization. Most recently she held the role of Managing Director of the Junior League of Dallas. In each role, Susan remained focused on the community she served, while increasing the efficiency of the staff and resources.

“With over 25 years of experience working in the field of addiction, I am delighted to have the opportunity to continue my work in serving families who are struggling with addiction,” says Susan. “CARE’s programs are designed to meet individuals and families wherever they are in the process of seeking help and to offer the tools and support necessary to move toward healing and recovery.”


About CARE Dallas:
Established in 1984, CARE is a valuable community organization that funds education classes for families struggling with substance abuse; provides speakers for students, parents and educators in Dallas County; and serves as a no cost, confidential referral resource for anyone who needs help with alcohol or drug addiction. CARE serves more than 20,000 families each year through its programs.

Mary Martin

Mary is the founder of Lift Communications, a nonprofit marketing firm. She is also the Communications Manager for Touch A Life, an organization based in Dallas that provides care for child survivors of human trafficking in Ghana.

Mary loves reading, listening to podcasts, and baking bread. Orginially from Orlando, Florida, she lives in Frisco, Texas, with her husband, Damien, and their two young boys, Lucas and Elijah.