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Jay Shifman

Jay Shifman is an open book. Advocate, storyteller, coach, and consultant, Jay's substance misuse story is familiar to over 19 million Americans who also struggle with addiction. Now in long-term recovery, it is Jay's mission to change the way the world treats addiction, substance misuse, mental health, and recovery.

Jay approaches substance misuse from a 360-degree perspective because of both his personal experience and education. A graduate of Northern Kentucky University with a B.A. in Psychology, Jay holds certificates in Psychological First Aid, The Social Context of Mental Health and Illness, The Addiction Brain, and many others.