Adriana K. Kijko
CRPA, CARC, Senior Recovery Outreach Specialist, Central Nassau Guidance COTI Mobile Recovery Unit
Adriana first started at Central Nassau Guidance as a Peer Advocate with (Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic/ Integrated Counseling & Recovery Services) (CCBHC/ICRS). Adriana is a person in long-term recovery that has been engaged in treatment herself and is able to walk hand-in-hand with her clients by providing support, and her own personal experiences. Adriana has her Master’s degree in Education, but has switched her direction to the Substance Use field because that’s where her heart and passion is. Adriana is now certified as a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA), as well as a Certified Addiction Recovery Coach (CARC). Additional certifications Adriana holds include: Mental Health First Aid, Peer Supervision, and Narcan Training Specialist. Adriana is also now in school to obtain her CASAC.