Kristina began her Peer Specialist career 6 years ago working in a forensic hospital. After earning her State certification Kristina later found her way to MHA of Palm Beach County, FL and shortly after earned her National Peer Specialist Certification. Kristina took on the role of Recovery and Resilience Director and currently manages MHAPBC's Community Support Center and Supervises peers in training. Kristina is also a trainer for the HOH (Helping Others Heal), and WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) training. "When I began working as a peer it was just a job for me, today it is my career."
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.