Brenda Mitchell, PSS, CRM
Peer Support Specialist for Clackamas County
Brenda offers her lived experience of mental health and addiction recovery to peers in the Emergency Department of Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland. She celebrates over three and half years clean and sober and is grateful for the life she lives today. Brenda is certified with the Oregon Health Authority as a Peer wellness Specialist and ACCBO Certified Recovery Mentor.
Brenda, formerly the chair of the De Paul Alumni group still enjoys volunteering at De Paul by working with current treatment participants as well as alumni activities. Brenda brings a wealth of experience with her that she utilizes at MHAO. She has worked with breast cancer survivors and has been an employment specialist in the past.
Brenda is a mother of 2 children and loves to be outdoors in nature whether its camping or cheering her kids on in sports events.