Meet Our Team
Michael Miller was born and raised in the Denver, Colorado area. After struggling for over ten years with the use of heroin and alcohol, several treatment episodes and time spent incarcerated, he began his journey of recovery. Since then, Michael began a successful career in tech start-ups in the Denver area and after volunteering with Young People in Recovery, decided to shift his career towards helping others struggling with substance use disorder. He was offered a position building out a transitional living program for young men with opioid dependency at Carla Vista partnered with Valley Hope. Following his experiences and success with the treatment community, he transitioned into a role with YPR as a National Chapter Coordinator. Today Michael serves as YPR’s Communications & Chapter Director, coordinating both external communication and our incredible volunteer leaders across the country. In addition to his work with YPR facilitating and developing community organizing and advocacy efforts, Michael has served on Alkermes Inspiration Grant review board, serves with several Denver-area Recovery Courts and served on the Steering Committee for the 17th Judicial District’s Drug Court. He is currently pursuing his BA in political science. In his personal time, Michael enjoys spending time reading, writing and enjoying Colorado’s outdoors with his fiancé Kasha and their dogs Chula and Petey.