"It’s ok. You’re not a horrible person, you matter. Your life has value and you are cared about. I will lead you. Lean on me until you’re strong enough to be able to do it yourself."
— Amy Parker, Peer Support Recovery Specialist, BrightView
Amy Parker lives in Cincinnati, Ohio and is a certified Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant and a certified Peer Recovery Supporter. Though her clinical certifications provide her education for a professional capacity, her lived experiences are what makes her role so valuable. Amy is in long term recovery from Substance Use Disorder, more than six years. She hopes that by sharing her journey through addiction and recovery, she may inspire hope and change in others. MDreferralPRO wants to share how user, Amy Parker, believes that kindness, patience and compassion are key factors that will help to break stigma and encourage hope for others in the New Year!