Nicholas was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. In the past 7 years, he has gained experience in multiple areas related to the treatment of substance use disorders. These areas include adolescent treatment, in-patient detox, and long-term treatment. Nicholas started his path working with substance use disorders as a client support staff member and worked his way up through the ranks. He became a Licensed Practical Nurse in 2016, a Registered Nurse in 2019, and earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2020. He became certified with the Addictions Nursing Certification Board in 2020. His passion for this field stems from personal and professional experience with substance use disorders. He is currently interested in new areas of harm reduction and recovery advocacy. In his spare time, you will find Nicholas spending time with his beautiful wife, playing music, listening to music, riding his motorcycle, or tending to his saltwater fish tank.