Devon Nanton, SUDC


Devon has spent the last fifteen years engaged in recovery work with young men, modeling a healthy recovery lifestyle and guiding them in finding their way back to themselves.  Devon worked many years at Passages To Recovery, serving in positions ranging from wilderness guide to residential director.  Most recently, Devon was the executive director at San Cristobal Treatment Center.  “I found that I missed direct contact working with young men in recovery utilizing the 12 steps in a wilderness setting, so I returned to Loa to join the Legacy team as a substance abuse counselor. “  Devon has extensive experience teaching and coaching a range of outdoor and recreational activities including soccer, track, and skiing.  Devon’s credentials include a license as a substance abuse counselor, First Aid and CPR instructor, Wilderness First Aid instructor, and Wilderness First Responder.  

The Legacy Team

The founders and leadership team of Legacy Outdoor Adventures bring together accomplishments and experience across the full spectrum of wilderness therapy.  Members of the team, led by Gil Hallows, Executive Director, and including Troy Faddis, Clinical Director, Ray Barlow, Admissions Director, and Derek Daley, marketing/admissions, have had a profound impact in defining the field of wilderness therapy.  Team members have played major roles developing effective wilderness programming, establishing risk management and clinical best practices, refining substance abuse treatment in the wilderness, and setting the standard for training professional field instructors and wilderness therapists.