GCSTOP Staff

Chase Holleman, GCSTOP Program Director

Email: cnhollem@uncg.edu

Telephone: 336-505-8122

Chase Holleman, LCSW, LCAS is the program director of Guilford County Solution to the Opioid Problem (GCSTOP). In his role at GCSTOP, Chase works with a field unit of social work students to provide overdose prevention services to people in Guilford County, North Carolina. Chase primarily teaches and practices from a humanistic perspective centered in harm reduction principles and social work values. When not at work, Chase enjoys spending a lot of time training for triathlons and spending time with his dog, Rio.

Guillermo Tremols, Clinician/Bridge Counselor

Email: g_tremol@uncg.edu

Telephone: (336) 646-4119

Guillermo Tremols, MSW, LCSWA, LCAS is a person in long-term recovery who completed his Master of Social Work (MSW) at the University of NC at Chapel Hill. He previously served as the GCSTOP Syringe Exchange Program Coordinator until transitioning to his current clinical role. Guillermo is committed to the principles of person-centered therapy and harm reduction while serving some of our community’s most vulnerable members.

Autumn Yates, GCSTOP Research Data Manager

Email: amyates3@uncg.edu

Autumn is a senior Social Work major at UNCG. Her work with GCSTOP allows her to gain experience in the field of substance use and further drives her passion to influence more human-centered drug policies.

Tyler Yates, Syringe Exchange Program Coordinator

North Carolina Certified Peer Support Specialist

Email: jtyates@uncg.edu

Telephone: 336-850-1139

Ben Fraifeld, BSW Intern

Email: bdfraife@uncg.edu

Ben Fraifeld is a junior Social Work major at UNCG and has been with GCSTOP since January 2019. His passions include playing music, science fiction, and storytelling. Ben is committed to helping people who use drugs make meaningful connections, gain access to resources, and stay safe.