Rachel Fitzpatrick


RFMH Assistant Project Director, STR, SOR 

After dedicating several years to behavioral health programming and direct care, Rachel Fitzpatrick has served as a policy analyst at the NYS Office of Mental Health. Since 2017, Rachel has worked as the Assistant Director  for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Opioid Response Grants with the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS). In this role, she has spearheaded implementation of 20 new Centers of Treatment Innovation (COTIs) across the state, designed to expand access to person-centered addiction treatment through tailored community models utilizing mobile services and tele-practice.