Elon Burns is a certified alcohol and drug counselor as a CADC II with a degree in psychology from San Diego State University. He is a native San Diegan and has been working in town for various Tx programs in multiple modalities for over 13 years. Elon also owns and operates San Diego Coastal Sober Living which has been open since 2013. He is in long term Recovery and brings significant knowledge and experience from his days in active addiction including institutions, overdose, and extensive experience with the criminal justice system. He has been a recovery advocate for over 16 years including media appearances.