BSAS Recovery Support Services Coordinator Receives Peer Workforce Champion Award

Julia Ojeda, BSAS Recovery Support Services Coordinator, receives DMH’s first Peer Workforce Champion Award

At its annual National Mental Health Month event on May 21st, the Metro Boston Department of Mental Health (DMH) presented Julia Ojeda, Bureau of Substance Addition Services (BSAS) Recovery Support Services Coordinator, with its first Peer Workforce Champion award. In receiving the award, DMH recognized Ojeda for her “tireless dedication to recovery coach training and certification.” Metro Boston DMH’s daylong annual event focused on the peer workforce and integrated health care. 

Photo: Julia Ojeda (second from left) holding her Peer Workforce Champion Award. She is joined by (L-R) Judi Maguire, Director of Peer Programs, NAMI Boston; Robert Rousseau, Director of Recovery, Metro Boston, Department of Mental Health; and Maryanne Frangulis, Executive Director of MOAR