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Jeremiah Lin Timeline


2009 May - Graduated from Emory University, Goizueta School of Business. Bachelor's in Business Administration - Concentration in Marketing and Communications. Marketing Director for Business School Council. Co-President of Emory Chinese Student Association.


2009 July/August - Severe manic episode.  2 separate arrests.


2009 September - Released on bond to go to treatment at Ridgeview Hospital in GA


  • Living in Tangu halfway house and working at Starbucks & Marketing internship at ResponseMine Interactive


2010 August - Granted travel to Texas for more rehabilitation


  • Living with my sister, met regularly with a therapist, working at Starbucks as shift supervisor. 

  • Admitted to graduate school for Master's in Counseling at Texas A&M Commerce (did not enroll) -


2011 October - severe manic episode lasting several months. Three hospitalizations (Green Oaks 2x, Methodist Richardson) and visits to psychiatric emergency rooms (Parkland). 2 separate arrests. 


2012 June - Pleaded to 3 years probation 


  • Entered into All Special Needs SAFP Treatment Center [9 months] 

  • Salvation Army halfway house [3 months] 

  • Oxford House (sober living)  in Richardson, Texas [2 years] 

  • Employed at IHOP as server and supervisor - Plano, TX [2 years] 


2015 June - Completed 3 years probation


2015 December - Married to my wonderful wife and moved out of Oxford House


2017 April - Shared story of mental health journey to Duke Univeristy Nursing Students


2017 August - Employed at Metrocare Dallas as Peer Support Specialist, assisting others with mental health struggles (2 years)

2018 June - Purchased a home in Mckinney, TX.


2019 March - separated from wife. Severe manic episode. Two psychiatric hospitalizations (Millwood Hospital - Arlington, TX) Two arrests.


2020 March - Released on bond. One month rehab at Pine Street, one month treatment at MHMR Mens Crisis Residential Unit.


  • Moved into Oxford House in Fort Worth. Numerous positions of leadership within the house and chapter. Responsible for opening of new house as executive of business account and chosen to represent at national convention in DC (Sept. 2021) - Letter of Recommendation- J. Lin.doc

  • Employed at BJs Restaurant as Lead server.


2020 August - Began working with Quincy Carter as Director of Marketing & Operations. Responsible for website design, advertising, social media, day-to-day operations, promotional material, video editing, and more. (currently working)


2021 March - Employed as Peer Support Specialist at JPS Hospital. Assisted adolescents and adults with mental health struggles, leading group and individual sessions. Last 1.5 years (currently working) 

Impact Of JPS Peer Support Team - YouTube -




2021 June - signed for 4 years probation in Tarrant County (fulfilling all requirements)


2022 March - Offer Letter received from Human Impact, a Nonprofit organization in Dallas, TX serving the needs of homeless and unsheltered individuals. Offer is contingent on satisfying requirements of court to close current GA cases and warrants. 


2022 June - Admitted & enrolled at University of Texas Arlington Master's in Social Work graduate school. Earned an A (100%) on the first course, Human Behavior and Social Environment. 


2022 September - Invited to speak and share recovery story at Big Texas Rally For Recovery

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