Cassie is a social worker (MSW, LICSW) and active member of the Boston peer/recovery advocacy community. She works with older adults in the community, providing in-home counseling and connecting people with resources to live in their homes or the setting of their choice. She is also coordinator of the Transformation Center 5kFlight, an annual race/walk/movement event to raise awareness of the role of exercise/wellness in mental health recovery, and to raise funds for peer-run wellness programs.
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