Recovery Support Specialist
Ms. Duckworth joined our team as a Recovery Support Specialist/CADC. She has previous experience working with the ACT team providing intensive outpatient care to individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance misuse disorders at the Human Service Center in Peoria, IL. She is a graduate of the DACT program at ICC in Peoria, IL. She has 8 years of experience facilitating groups. She is passionate about continuing her education and training in Crisis intervention, Substance Misuse and Mental Health services. Ms. Duckworth is dedicated to working with individuals in continuation of fostering growth of personal development, expanding an instillation of hope for a successful future, defying the odds experienced by individuals experiencing substance misuse and mental health disorders. She is very passionate about establishing a warm and trusting environment to help individuals obtain new information and resources, express ideas productively and socialize knowledge in which provides an opportunity for the individual to find balance and take back control of their life. She is excited to be a part of a team dedicated to bridging the gap and contribute to the implementation of innovative approaches to reach individuals struggling with opioid or other drug addiction, and/or mental health.