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Betsy S. Mayfield Gives People Struggling through Addiction an Opportunity for New Life with Recovery

Betsy S. MayfieldBetsy S. Mayfield is a Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapist, and a Substance Abuse Professional Therapist who has nurtured a growing skill set over the course of a career that spans nearly a decade. She continuously strives for excellence in her endeavors to make a difference in the world of treating mental illness and addiction, and specializes in substance abuse treatment. Ms. Mayfield currently oversees daily operations of Let It Be Counseling, LLC, the organization that provides substance abuse and mental health evaluations. There, she is responsible for monitoring patient assessment and evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation planning, and mental health and substance abuse counseling services.

Ms. Mayfield attributes her success to motivation, and her willingness to help others develop a voice to flourish in life. She became involved in her profession to help those facing mental health and substance abuse challenges. Starting in the nonprofit organization has led her to ongoing profession progression of opportunities in helping others. The highlight of her counseling career is having the privilege to walk with someone as they begin to see the light as they come out of their darkness.

Betsy S. Mayfield helps people to overcome problems with addiction through Let It Be Counseling, LLCMs. Mayfield received a Master’s Degree in Counseling from the University of Nebraska at Omaha after earning a Bachelor’s Degree from the renowned institute of higher learning. She also holds accreditation as a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner #956, a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor #887, and a Substance Abuse Professional. She is a member of the Association of Private Practice Therapists and the National Board for Certified Counselors. In the years to come, Ms. Mayfield plans to continue to make a difference in the world of treating mental illness and addiction.

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Dawn Fontaine Helps to Strengthen Families and Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect as Family Center Coordinator of the Community Connections of Brockton

Dawn Fontaine works with pilot programs to prevent cruelty to childrenDawn Fontaine gained a breadth of experience in nonprofit management and child services when she worked for the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. In her position, she was responsible for working with the Attorney General on prevention, providing mediation services to cease fighting between parents and officials, and overseeing all areas of protection and abuse prevention. In 2010, she assumed a position as coordinator for The Family Center Community Connections of Brockton. The nonprofit organization provides community services to individuals and families in a local area near Rockland, Massachusetts.

At her current post as coordinator, Ms. Fontaine works with pilot programs to prevent cruelty to children—this role involves collaborating with the Department of Social Services. A natural leader, she provides services for nine towns in Brockton and organizes activities, support, and social events. Ms. Fontaine oversees four staff members, 40 volunteers, and approximately eight interns. She has become proficient in coordinating grant writing, bills, and invoices. Ms. Fontaine holds a Master of Science in administration of justice from Salve Regina University, a Bachelor of Science in administrative justice from Roger Williams University, and completed community engagement training. She also earned certificate and training diplomas from Prevention Institute.

Ms. Fontaine is well known for her desire to help others succeed and for providing necessary resources to those in need. She seeks to assist those who are struggling while empowering them to take back their life and find their own independence. Ms. Fontaine is a believer in the theory of “paying it forward” and often encourages clients to help their neighbors once they have restored their own lives. Ideally, she strives to help families to completely prevent child abuse and neglect. Through a sound educational foundation and parental training, Ms. Fontaine believes this is attainable for any and all family units.

In looking forward to a bright future, Ms. Fontaine aims to help Brockton build leaders, and not politicians. She seeks to reach out and help people become more involved in the community so that they can have a voice in how things are managed. Ever eager to keep abreast of changes in her field, she is professionally affiliated with Worldwide Branding, Brockton’s Promise, Policy Counsel for Headstock, and Community Service of Greater Brockton, where she serves as treasurer.

Dawn Fontaine Helps to Strengthen Families and Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect as Family Center Coordinator of the Community Connections of Brockton

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