NEORTC congratulates China Darrington who was named the 2017 NEORTC Trainer of the Year by our county training liaisons. China has been a trainer for the OCWTP since 2010. Jodie Hembree had the extreme pleasure of hearing China speak at a Child and Family Leadership event. Jodie approached China after […]
China Krys Darrington Biographical Info Paragraph China Krys Darrington is a Recovery Coach, Peer Recovery Advocate, Public Speaker, Trainer, Program, Workshop and Curriculum Developer for Addiction, Substance Abuse, Treatment, Human Trafficking & Lifelong Recovery. She covers difficult subjects; from addiction to hard drugs, surviving sex trafficking and coming out the […]
On April 29,2004 I became a birthmama. Ten years ago today. I was thirty-three years of age and had already been a single mother for the previous five years. I adored being a mom and wanted to have more children of my own but bad timing, choices and luck had […]
Local NBC affiliate WKYC has been keeping tabs on the heroin epidemic in northeast Ohio. They have done a documentary called “Heroin: Old Drug, New Killer Epidemic” and China Krys Darrington, founder of XIX Recovery Support Services, was asked to be a part of the video.
The Attorney General Mike DeWine was in town on January 21, 2014 to address the heroin epidemic in Ohio and to talk about how Akron (Summit County) is affected. The Attorney General’s office asked China Krys Darrington to speak on the panel as a person in recovery from heroin addiction. The Akron […]
In January of 2012 my local ADM Board (Summit County) asked if I would help them with a PR campaign to help cut through the stigma and shame of addiction and show that Treatment Works – People Do Recover. I was chosen to represent one of a handful of “Faces […]
China Krys Darrington is The OCWTP’s “Rising Star” Award Recipient for 2014 On December 17, 2014 I had a conference call with all of the *phenomenal* staff of NEORTC (Northeast Ohio Regional Training Center) for OCWTP (Ohio Child Welfare Training Program) and the told me that I was *unanimously selected* to receive the 2014 […]
XIX Recovery Support Services believes recovery from addiction is possible for everyone. “Everyone needs a little extra helps sometimes.” China Krys Darrington was an end-stage, chronically addicted person for 15+ years — through jobs, trying to parent & desperately attempting to stay functional. But addiction is never satisfied and eventually she lost jobs, […]