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A recognized leader in the Peer Support space, Sarah’s professional background includes facilitation, training, curriculum design, supervision, and a commitment to accessibility in mental health, substance misuse, and connected communities. In her roles, she’s been able to work in large community mental health organizations, experienced opportunities to work in urban centers as a Peer Navigator, and has been fortunate to supervise the work of Peer Professionals.

Her learning and development background includes curriculum and content design and delivery, effective and engaging learning in onsite and virtual environments, and creating participative learning environments of trust and knowledge. She’s been fortunate to participate in conferences as a speaker, including the National Association of Peer Supporters and the Alternatives Conference. Her topics often center on the intersections of mental health and substance misuse with communities and marginalized populations.

Sarah partners with organizations, groups, and individuals for strategic exploration and implementation of programs and practices to create more accessibility and visibility around mental health, substance misuse, and communities of intention and purpose. 

Her personal commitment includes the lived experience of being in recovery since 2013 at the intersection of mental health and substance misuse. She remains active in the alumni program of the treatment center she attended. She is committed to a purpose-filled life with her wife, their very spoiled dog, and a healthy obsession with being the biggest Denver Broncos fan ever!