Life Recovery Solutions
Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

Gareth BreashearsProgram Director 

MPA, NCAC II, AADC, CPSS – Graduated from Pfeiffer University in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Economics.  Graduated from The Wharton School of Business-University of Pennsylvania in May 1972 with a Master of Public Administration. Employed as a vice president of commercial banking for Bank of American for ten years and continued as a businessman with his own companies after recovering from addiction. Employed by Shoreline Behavioral Health Services for nine years as an Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a National Certified Addictions Counselor II. Created and incorporated Life Recovery Solutions, LLC in July 2009 and serves as Principal Owner/Director of Program Services until the present. Life Recovery Solutions, LLC has provided the Jail Diversion and Reentry Program for J. Reuben Long Detention Center and Horry County since its inception. After entering recovery from addiction on June 8, 1998, Gareth has maintained his recovery and grown into a healthy, prosocial, thriving husband, father, grandfather and grateful to be an alive gentleman.

Dustin Walters – Director of Transitional Care/Peer Mentor Coordinator

BS, ADC, CPSS – Dustin has been working for Life Recovery Solutions, LLC since June 2018. Dustin started his journey of recovery from SUD in August of 2016. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2018 from Horry-Georgetown Technical College with an associate degree in Human Services. In 2020 he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Addictions degree. He is currently a student at Walden University where he is enrolled in the clinical social work program working towards his MSW. He is also a Certified Peer Support Specialist and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Once facing 53 years in prison, Dustin provides hope for the participants of the Jail Diversion program by showing them that with hard work, dedication, and commitment to a recovery program, a person can change their life, change the lives of others, and help make the world a better place by becoming a prosocial member of society.

Joseph P. Linton IV – Peer Mentor

CPSS, Certified Art Life Coach, MRT Certified – I got my start as a Peer Mentor at Life Recovery Solutions, LLC carrying the message of recovery with an AA group. After several months of service, a position opened within the organization. For most of my life, I tried to stay out of jail. Then, after two years sober, I found myself trying to get back in jail to carry a message of recovery. I started working for Life Recovery Solutions, LLC in 2019, and have enjoyed giving back to the population we serve. This program gives me the opportunity to model prosocial life on a daily basis. I carry a message of recovery to participants, helping them change their thinking and behavior to become more productive, prosocial members of society.