Meet The Treatment Team: Peer Support Specialist

In this interview, Dwayne Mayes sits down with Nicole Meade, PhD from the Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. Field Medical Affairs Team, to discuss the role a peer support specialist may play on the treatment team of individuals living with mental illness.

Mr. Mayes is the Program Director of the Recovery Network & Peer Training Program at the Mental Health Association of Westchester. He is a former Board Member of the International Association of Peer Specialists. Mr. Mayes received his BA in sociology from Hunter College CUNY in New York, NY.

Meet the other members of the treatment team:

Dr. Meade is a paid employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.


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