Guyton has spent over 20 years working in the mental health field. Guyton is motivated by his unwavering belief that "people are people first"and that a label is not a destiny. His experiences as a survivor of homelessness, drug addiction and mental illness has fueled his fire for a person-centered approach in all aspects of his career. Guyton has lead a multitude of programs including: Homeless Outreach Programs, Transitional Age Youth Program, Adult and Older Adult Services along with Employment Program and Homeless Shelters. In 2014 Guyton became the Executive Director of Project Return Peer Support Network.
Mental Health America understands that racism undermines mental health. Therefore, we are committed to anti-racism in all that we do. This means that we pledge to work against individual racism, interpersonal racism, and institutional racism in all their forms.