Bill Kuster, LAC, CADAC II
Addiction Counselor, Intake Coordinator
An active member of the recovery community since 1998, Bill has had a diverse background within both the areas of science and recovery. He has his BS in Microbiology from State University of New York and did his graduate studies at Indiana University School of Medicine in Molecular Biology. Bill currently is licensed as an addiction counselor in the state of Indiana, in addition to being certified as an addiction counselor at both the state and national level. He was also published in peer reviews in biochemistry scientific journals.
Bill spent 17 years as a research associate with a faculty appointment in the Rheumatology Division of the IU School of Medicine. In 1998, he made a career change and began working within the area of addiction recovery. Bill worked as the office manager for Indianapolis Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous before beginning his job at Progress House. He spent approximately 13 years at Progress House as the Program Director. Bill has served as the board chair for Indianapolis Intergroup, Intergroup Service Committee, along with the board of directors for Club East in Indianapolis. He was the founder of the Indiana Association of Recovery Residences and was an intergroup rep and active with Holy Cross Church Substance Abuse Ministries. In his free time, Bill enjoys hiking, golf, woodworking, walking his dog (Buster Kuster), and spending time with his family.