Admissions Team

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DJ Padjen

Director of Admissions

DJ has worked for Recovery Ways since 2014 in various roles including direct care and admissions. DJ has lived in Utah his entire life and really enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and sports. He graduated from Westminster College with a Bachelor of Science in Economics before finding an opportunity to work with people in recovery. DJ enjoys working with clients and families to assist in starting them in the recovery process and has seen amazing transformations in people from all walks of life. Finding appropriate treatment can be a daunting task and his team welcomes the opportunity to help people start that process to change their lives.

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John Michael Harris

Admissions Coordinator

John Harris was born and raised here in Salt Lake City. He has been with Recovery Ways for 8 years in several different capacities. He started at the Resident Coordinator position and eventually managed that team for some time before transitioning to Admissions. He has one daughter, whom he says is the most amazing person he has ever known. He attended college at the University of Utah where he received a bachelor’s degree in information systems. He is an avid skier; his home mountain is Snowbird. He enjoys heavy music and games of skill.