Randy Morrison (he/him) is a person who personally understands the challenges of navigating substance use and mental health concerns. He is a Certified Intentional Peer Support (IPS) Specialist, IPS Trainer, and Recovery Coach trainer; and has a Master’s in Public Health and a Master’s in Policy, Planning and Management. Randy spent over seven years leading the growth and implementation of peer support programs across Maine’s largest healthcare system before becoming a full-time trainer and consultant. During his time as Director of Peer Services, he grew a peer support team of 3 peer supporters to over 65, the largest in Maine. The programs spanned substance use peer support, mental health peer support, youth peer support, and family/parent peer support. Those positions worked in a variety of settings as well, including emergency departments, primary care, behavioral health clinics, youth early intervention programs, case management programs, and four peer support centers. Randy is a co-author of the manual for peer support integration that is the foundation for the training offered through PTI. Randy is passionate about peer support fidelity and creating systems that center the people utilizing them.