Brittany’s passion for youth and mental health sparked in college. Double-majoring in Psychology and Women’s & Gender Studies, she became passionate about sharing her experiences with others, specifically with women and young adults. In March 2010, Brittany began working at the Mental Health Association in Greensboro, becoming a NC Certified Peer Support Specialist. There she helped to design and implement the Wellness Academy, leadership classes for individuals with mental health diagnoses. In January 2011, Brittany became the Youth Program Advisor for North Carolina Families United and Youth MOVE North Carolina. Brittany received her Masters in Social Work program in May 2014 and is currently doing mobile crisis management as a Provisionally Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She served as a consultant and member of the planning team for SAMHSA's BRSS TACS Task 15, helping to plan and facilitate the first ever National Leadership Summit on Youth Recovery. Brittany is the recipient of SAMHSA's 2012 Voice Award for Young Adult Leadership, and interned at SAMHSA in the Center for Mental Health Services in Summer 2013. Since 2012, Brittany served as Secretary of Youth MOVE National’s Board of Directors, and was just elected President in July 2014. She is passionate in uniting the voices and causes of youth through compassion and understanding from personal experiences.
Brittany's passion and experience will be a dynamic addition to your work.
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