Peer Engagement Specialist, East Harlem New York Community
Anita is a Peer Engagement Specialist, working within the East Harlem, New York Community. She works at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Opioid Treatment Program, where she helps her peers remove barriers to recovery through providing linkages to recovery support services. Ms. Kennedy is passionate about providing Narcan Training and education for Opioid Overdose to those in the surrounding neighborhoods. She has a Bachelor of Science in Education, is a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate, and is a board member for National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery.