Emily is the Peer Advocacy, Supports, and Services Associate at Mental Health America. She manages the Center for Peer Support site and supports MHA’s Social Self-Directed Care program and National Certified Peer Specialist certification. She also advocates for policies to support peer specialists in the healthcare system.
Emily graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in Communication Studies and Psychology. Her lived mental health experience has made her a passionate advocate for stigma reduction and increased accessibility to services.