SAMHSA: The Role of Families in SAMHSA’s Office of Recovery Webinar

Event Start Date: February 16, 2023 - 12:00 PM EDT
Event End Date: February 16, 2023 - 1:30 PM EDT

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In October 2022, SAMHSA opened the Office of Recovery to ensure that lived experience voice was included in mental health and substance use policy, programs, and support. On this panel, staff from the Office of Recovery discuss the roles of families — including caregivers of children with serious mental illness — and Family Peer Specialists in the recovery journey and how SAMHSA will prioritize the inclusion of family voice in decision-making.


  • Paolo del Vecchio, MSW, Director, Office of Recovery
  • Dona Dmitrovic, MHS, Senior Advisor, Office of Recovery
  • Elizabeth Sweet, Public Health Advisor, Office of Recovery

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