Schaeffer, Patty - NCCPSS

As a person with long-term sustained recovery in both substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health (MH) challenges, Patty Schaeffer has learned to embrace her life completely. Helping others on this journey to live changed lives of wellness and recovery is crucial to a quality of life that is full of hope. "Recovery can happen."

Patty is a certified North Carolina Peer Support Specialist, Copeland Center Advanced Level WRAP® (Wellness and Recovery Action Plan) Facilitator, QPR® (Suicide Prevention) Instructor, and WHAM® (Whole Health Action Management) Facilitator, and Harm Reduction educator. Patty is experienced and qualified and an excellent example that Recovery Can Happen! Terri is excited to have Patty as a secondary trainer.