Barbara Stewart is a certified Recovery Coach, and completed the NAMI Connection Support Group Facilitator and In Our Own Voice trainings. Barbara Founded “Socks for the Souls” in 2015 where most of her time and energy is spent delivering socks to people who are unhoused and the working poor. See photos of Barbara in the community here. Barbara offers her time and energy to various organizations in Newark, Trenton, and soup kitchens.
Robin Shorter is a licensed clinician and a peer recovery specialist interested in eliminating barriers to recovery and assisting people in getting access to treatment. Robin works for Integrity House.
Corey Kuebler works at RUBHC in a re-entry program for people with opioid addiction and is interested in justice involvement and racial disparities.
Keith Murphy has worked primarily with students at RU who are in recovery and has an interest is addressing health discrimination.
Wande Ogunkoya worked in a RUBHC program on a telephone support line as a peer recovery specialist and is now a CADC intern for an addictions program and a graduate student in social work.
Jacquese Armstrong provides workshops on mental health awareness and expressive arts.
George H. Brice, Jr. works as a program development specialist at Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, Inc., where he assists with training, program evaluation, and wellness-related projects.
Nina Cooperman teaches addiction psychiatry and RU-RWJ Medical School. Her research has focused on developing novel interventions and adapting clinical interventions to meet needs.
Gina DelJones works at the Center for Great Expectations as a clinical research manager, with special interest in looking beyond recovery to building a full and complete life.
Peg Wright is founder and CEO of Center for Great Expectations, which assists individuals in breaking the cycle of homelessness, abuse, and addiction.