David Mitchell, the Director of Ocean Walk Recovery, grew up in Connecticut. He came to Delray Beach, Florida, for his own Treatment at the Beachcomber, February 20, 1988. After six weeks at the Beachcomber, David continued his recovery process at a halfway house in Delray Beach for three months.

Thirty-five continuously Clean and Sober Years later, David has invested a lot of his time helping other  Alcoholics and Addicts to recover and become Happy, Joyous and Free. During this same time period, David has participated in numerous 12 Step programs, helping thousands of other people to recover.

He has served in various positions, at the largest 12 Step group in Palm Beach County, which helps over a thousand people every day, who attend over forty-five meetings a week. These responsibilities have included serving as MC of Benefit Auctions, Moving Committee Co-Chairman, Finance Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Chairman. He was the founder and Proprietor of Cafe David’s, a Sober Cafe for four years, that only employed recovering staff, ninety-nine percent of whose customers were recovering as well, helping the recovering community to have a place of their own, to eat and have fun.

David has proudly worked for the Beachcomber, the oldest private Treatment Center in Florida, in various capacities for over 35 years. David is also a Certified Interventionist, Sober Coach, Sober Escort & Sober Transport Specialist, who has served many private clients, as well as numerous families, get help for their loved ones. David will be facilitating all the groups at Ocean walk Recovery and is available for private work with the Residents.

We also maintain a full time live in staff to assist the residents to become better men.